Premises Liability Lawyer | Spartanburg & Greenville Attorney

Premises Liability Attorney

Premises liability is an area of law which holds a landowner, land occupant, or tenant legally and financially responsible for injuries to another person sustained on their property. In a South Carolina premises liability claim, the injured party must demonstrate that the owner or tenant had control of the land and also had control of the condition which caused the injuries. An owner or tenant may be liable for failure to notify and warn you about hazardous conditions on the property.

Premises liability may occur anywhere and include multiple parties and a wide variety of injuries from simple slip and fall to exposure to toxic chemical and pesticides and fumigants including:

  • Construction sites
  • Private homes
  • Public parks
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping centers
  • Supermarkets
  • Walking paths
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Defective stairways and stair collapse
  • Elevator and escalator accidents
  • Porch collapse and porch railing failures
  • Tripping or falling due to uneven surfaces
  • Balcony and deck defects
  • Floor or building collapse
  • Falls on short, unmarked flights of stairs or steps
  • Fire and smoke injuries
  • Injuries from assaults from negligent security
  • Defects at commercial properties causing slips, trips or falls
  • Injuries from flooding or water leaks or spills
  • Slips and falls from cleaning agents
  • Slips and falls caused by spilled food or drinks
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals, fumes, pesticides and fumigants
  • Building code or housing code violations
  • Failure to repair or maintain premises
  • Improper commercial displays
  • Falling merchandise in stores
  • Unprotected holes and uneven surfaces
  • Unmarked stairs or steps
  • Rapes and sexual assault

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