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When An Unsafe Condition Causes An Injury

Not too many people understand what “premises liability” means. In short, it means that if you are hurt because someone left a mess or didn’t control their dog, they or their insurance company is responsible for paying for your medical bills and lost wages and possibly other damages.

At Perry Griffin, PC Attorneys At Law, our team of experienced personal attorneys knows what to do when a premises liability injury happens. Not sure if you have a case? Schedule a meeting with us to learn about your rights. Call 662-536-6868 and speak with us.

Examples Of Premises Liability

People get hurt every day. However, just because someone got hurt does not necessarily mean they have a premises liability case. It must be proved that the property owner was negligent. On the other hand, there are instances of negligence that are more common for premises liability.

These are:

  • Slip-and-falls, typically due to spills that were not cleaned up
  • Defective materials or inadequate maintenance, usually on flooring or stairs
  • Elevator or escalator mishaps
  • Dog bites or pet animal attacks
  • Swimming pool drownings or injuries

Any time a property owner is aware of an unsafe condition but does not take action to fix it, it’s likely that they are negligent and then liable for the injuries that happen. This can extend to include water and fire and even carnival rides, amusement parks or entertainment complexes. An attorney who works in personal injury can explain how negligence and liability relate to your specific injury.

Let’s Talk About What Happened

If you or a family member was hurt because they slipped, tripped or were bitten or because of faulty materials, it’s time to learn about what you can do. Call 662-536-6868 and set up a meeting with one of our attorneys. We’ll let you know if we think you have a case and what to do next. You can also reach our team via website contact form. In Southaven, we help injured people throughout DeSoto County and the surrounding communities. Members of our legal team are also licensed to practice law in Tennessee. Hablamos español.