Types of Accidents Covered by Premises Liability Laws

Types of Accidents Premises Liability

Premises liability laws hold property owners legally responsible for accidents that occur on their property due to unsafe conditions. Premises liability claims are civil lawsuits that may be filed to hold such negligent property owners accountable for injuries that occurred on their premises. Learn more about the types of accidents that may be covered by premises liability laws.

It is not just that a property is unsafe; you have to show that the property owner knew or should reasonably have known that the premises were in an unsafe condition and still did not take the proper steps to remedy the situation.

Premises Liability Laws Types of Accidents

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There are a number of dangerous conditions that can lead to an accident causing serious injuries while you are on another party’s property. Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common; however, other examples of dangerous conditions include (but are not limited to):

  • Cracked, uneven and broken surfaces
  • Damaged or exposed electrical wiring and electrical outlets
  • Defective stairs (broken, uneven or damaged) or missing or broken handrails on stairs
  • Exposure to hazardous or toxic chemicals
  • Falling objects (such as at a construction site)
  • Faulty escalator or elevator
  • Icy and snow-covered sidewalks, parking lots and walkways
  • Inadequate lighting and security in buildings and parking ramps
  • Inadequate maintenance of premises
  • Negligence of pet owners, animal attacks and/or bites
  • Poorly guarded or maintained swimming pools
  • Poorly maintained balconies or decks
  • Poorly maintained school and playgrounds
  • Wet or slick floors

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Common injuries in premises liability cases can include (but are not limited to):

  • Broken bones
  • Bruising, contusions, internal bleeding
  • Burns
  • Electric shocks
  • Head injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Death

DO YOU HAVE A Premises liability case?

Have you suffered a serious injury where there is some neglected hazard or a potential for a hazard while on another person’s property? An experienced personal injury lawyer familiar with fall claims and premises liability laws can help you.

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Having an attorney who is your advocate can offer you peace of mind during your recovery. We have a successful track record of helping accident victims collect the compensation they deserve. Call the Kansas City-based law firm of Nash & Franciskato at (877) 284-6600. One of our experienced staff will speak with you personally and will provide you with a free, no-obligation case evaluation.



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