Georgia Premises Liability Blog

on August 28th, 2020

Common Types of Premises Liability Accidents

When you visit a friend, run to the store for errands, or visit a restaurant for a night out you expect that the premises are safe for visitors. All too often, accidents occur on another person’s property, and a premises liability claim can arise if the property owner or occupier had a duty to keep…

on June 26th, 2020

What is an Attractive Nuisance?

One aspect of Georgia premises liability law is the concept of an attractive nuisance. An attractive nuisance lawsuit can hold property owners and occupiers liable for injuries caused to children on their premises, even if the children were trespassing at the time of the accident. Do you have a young loved one who was injured…

on April 10th, 2020

The Types of Claimants in a Premises Liability Case

When you enter the property of another person, you expect that the premises is safe for visitors. However, not all property owners and occupiers keep their premises free of hazards, and when an accident occurs they may be held responsible under the theory of premises liability. However, Georgia law differentiates between three different types of…

on March 6th, 2020

Negligent Security Claims in Georgia

Security is important for the well-being of everyone in our society. Although people always face the risk of being the victim of a crime, there are places where people expect to feel safe. This may include business offices, restaurants, bars, stores, and other places of business.  Inadequate Security Security negligence occurs when companies do not…

on January 17th, 2020

Liability for Winter House Fires

House fires and the damage they cause can be devastating for a family. The life-altering consequences of a house fire are financial, emotional, and physical, and may last indefinitely. If you were injured by a winter house fire or your property badly damaged, then you should consult with a personal injury lawyer in Georgia right…

on June 14th, 2019

Game Night Gone Wrong

It is always fun to gather with friends, eat good food, play games, or just enjoy each other’s company, but what happens when game night gets a little rougher than you anticipated? If you are injured on someone else’s private property, you will need to seek medical treatment, but who pays for the medical bills?…

on April 26th, 2019

Tips to Remember After a Slip and Fall Accident in Georgia

After a slip, trip, or fall that occurs at a business, many injured victims do not know what appropriate actions to take. To make matters worse, these types of accidents typically occur in front of other people, causing embarrassment. The feeling of embarrassment typically causes individuals to take actions they would not normally take, such…

on February 22nd, 2019

Did I Contribute to My Slip and Fall Injury?

When walking around public places, it is not unsurprising to see signs warning about wet floors or other obstacles that could impact the safety of the people present. These warning signs are a mechanism used to try and prevent slip and fall accidents. The results of falling can be serious – head injuries, broken bones,…

on January 15th, 2018

Using Signs to Warn Others of a Dog on Premises

Dog owners can be found liable for the injuries their dogs cause to other people. This is why some people decide to put up “Beware of Dog” signs on their fences or in their yards, in order to warn people of the potential danger of being bitten by the dog. While these signs may be…

on November 17th, 2017

Ways to Protect Yourself on Other People’s Property

Injuries happen all the time: at home, in the car, when you’re out at a shopping mall, and anywhere else. While slipping on something in your own kitchen isn’t typically reason to file a lawsuit, when you’re hurt on someone else’s property, it can become a legal gray area. A specialty under personal injury law…

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