Georgia Premises Liability Slip and Fall Lawyers
“Premises liability” is an area of personal injury law that determines the extent that property owners are accountable for hazards that endanger other people. Scoccimaro Law group can represent anyone in Georgia injured through of the negligence of a property owner. With 28 years of experience helping thousands of victims of personal injury and wrongful death, we have the experience and knowledge to take on any opponent.
We take on all premises liability cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that we are only paid once our clients receive the financial compensation they deserve. We offer free initial consultations to anyone who believes they may have a case. Contact us as soon as possible so that evidence may be obtained before it evaporates, dissipates or is hidden.
Types of Premises Liability Cases
A large part of any premises liability practice involves helping people who have suffered slips and falls. Our lawyers have successfully handled many slip, trip and fall cases, and we also help people injured because of:
- Inadequate security leading to assaults in motels, hotels, parking garages, etc.
- Inadequate lighting
- Trip hazards
- Falling objects in stores
- Mantraps designed to catch people
- Dog bites and other animal attacks
- Slippery floors
- Elevator accidents
- Escalator accidents
Georgia Premises Liability FAQs
Premises liability states that property owners are liable for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. The kinds of incidents that may result in premises liability claims can range from a slip and fall in a store or office building to an injury at the gym.
Property that is rented or leased, like an apartment tenant or business, is treated in the same manner as a landowner in most situations.
Can a business be held responsible if someone is the victim of a crime at or near the business?
A business usually cannot be held liable for crimes committed on or near unless it should have anticipated the crime and could have prevented it, either by providing sufficient warnings or taking better security measures.
Can a college or sbusiness be held liable for an attack on a student that occurred on premises or ccampus?
A student attacked on a college campus might have a negligence action against the college. In a developing area of premises liability law, courts have found entities such as universities, motels, convenience stores and shopping malls liable for attacks when they did not exercise reasonable care in protecting victims. In general, they must provide adequate security.
Can someone attacked at an ATM sue the bank?
Under the legal theory of premises liability, customers have sued banks for failing to protect them from assault at ATMs.
If someone falls and hurts herself on a business premises, is the business liable for the injuries?
A business might be liable if someone slips or trips and fall on the premises. For example, if someone slips on spilled food or drink in a bar or restaurant, or wet tile floors or other slick surfaces, the business might be liable.
What if someone gets injured while at the home of a neighbor, who invited him or her there for a party?
Guests are sometimes able to recover from their friends, depending on how their injuries happened.
No matter whether your case involves parking lot safety or a slip and fall, our lawyers can discuss and evaluate your situation free of charge. It is important to contact our Georgia premises liability and slip and fall lawyers as soon as possible, so that we can start gathering and protecting evidence. We take clients throughout South Georgia, including Albany, Leesburg, Dawson, Americus, Cordele, Tifton, Thomasville, Blakely, Donaldsonville, Camilla, Pelham, Moultrie, Cairo, Bainbridge, Valdosta, Ashburn, Adel, and Sylvester.
Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group will litigate truck accident and trucking injury cases so you receive the greatest possible money recovery. This goes for Georgia and any other state. Ralph Scoccimaro specializes in trucking accident law and also protects clients who have been injured in motorcycle accidents, boating accidents by drunk driver and unsafe drivers, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, and highway construction and building construction accidents. No matter what your injury, if you were not at fault, Ralph Scoccimaro Law Group will represent you to the best of our ability.
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