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Category Archives: Premises Liability

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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Bar After Shooting

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When a person runs a routine errand to the grocery store, attends a concert, or visits with friends at a bar, they don’t expect to die.  However, sometimes crimes and other types of negligence happen, causing a person to to get seriously injured or killed. Sadly, this recently happened at a bar in Greenville,… Read More »

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South Carolina Resort to Pay $26 Million to Child Burned in Pool

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When a resort offers a swimming pool as an amenity, many vacationers take advantage of it. Most people love relaxing in a pool. Even children love to splash and play. Tragically, a pool at one resort in Myrtle Beach left a young child with severe chemical burns, resulting in a landmark $26 million settlement… Read More »

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What is Meant by Negligent or Inadequate Security?

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When people think of premises liability, they may think of slips and falls. While these are the most common types of accidents on another person’s property, many people overlook the importance of security on the premises. Sadly, crime and other violent acts can be  caused by negligent or adequate security. In certain cases, a… Read More »

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Dealing With Slips and Falls in the Hotel Industry

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Slips and falls can happen anywhere, and hotels are no exception. Workers and guests alike can be injured after slipping on water or another substance. Slips and falls are one of the most common types of workplace injuries. In the hotel industry, it’s hard to prevent these accidents due to a labor shortage. However,… Read More »

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Premises Liability Claims On Hotel Premises

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We go on vacation to relax but sometimes the unexpected can happen while staying at a hotel. We may slip and fall. We may get assaulted. We may get burned or bitten by bed bugs or be injured by unsafe conditions on the hotel premises. Hotels have a duty to protect guests from harm…. Read More »

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What Is An Attractive Nuisance?

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As a homeowner, you may have the cool yard on the block. You may have a large swimming pool or an elaborate playground set that’s the envy of all the neighborhood kids. While it may be fun to be the most envied home in the neighborhood, it can come with a lot of risks…. Read More »

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Slips And Falls In Grocery Stores

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Slips and falls can happen anywhere. They can happen in your home. They can happen outside on a slippery sidewalk or on stairs. Slips and falls can also happen in restaurants and grocery stores. Grocery stores are especially notorious for slips and falls, since there are so many foods, drinks, and other liquids in… Read More »

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Slips And Falls In The Workplace

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Slips and falls are common occurrences in homes, on sidewalks, in parking lots, and on stairs. They can also happen in the workplace. Grocery stores, restaurants, and construction sites are common places for these accidents to occur. A lack of safety training and unsafe conditions can lead to serious injuries in the workplace. Slips… Read More »

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