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Premises Liability | Negligence
premises liability is a form of negligence. It is based on the holding that every owner (occupant, etc.) of land is under a duty to exercise reasonable care in the ownership, control, management, operation, etc. of the premises they own, manage or control.
Premises Liability | Duty of Care
A person who owns, leases, occupies and or controls property is negligent if:
- They fail to use reasonable care to keep their property in a reasonably safe condition;
- They fail to use reasonable care to discover any unsafe condition occurring on their property; and
- If they fail to repair, replace, or give adequate warning of anything that could be reasonable expected to harm others.
Example Scenario 1: Maria owns the corner bakery located on E Street in Chula Vista. She is a great baker and her bakery is always full but when she mops her store, she never puts up a wet floor sign. Maria never puts up a wet floor sign despite knowing that her floor is slippery when wet. She also knows that her customers cannot tell that her floor is wet because of the sun that comes in through the windows and the fact that her floor is white. Bill, 47, walks into the store one bright sunny day, slips and falls on the wet floor and brakes his ankle. He is out of work for 2-months and has trouble regaining his mobility. Maria is liable for Bill’s lost wages, his injuries and his residual diminished mobility.
Premises Liability | Jurisdiction
premises liability suits typically arise from a state claim and are filed in state court. There are two state courts in San Diego County. One state court is located in downtown San Diego and the other is located in Vista. Where your state claim is filed in either of these two state courts will depend on where the injury producing incident occurred in San Diego County. As a general practice, a premises liability suit will be filed in the court that is located nearest to the city of where the injury producing event occurred.
Example Scenario 1 (cont’d): Since this incident took place in the South Bay, Bill’s lawsuit will be filed in downtown San Diego.
Ordaz Law, APC | Premises Liability
Juan J. Ordaz Jr. provides candid, hardworking and personal legal representation to individuals seeking a premises liability, personal injury lawyer in San Diego County. We help victims suffering from a variety of injuries, who have sustained their injuries through different types of premises liability producing events such as the following:
- Slip and Falls;
- Trip and Falls;
- Elevator Malfunctions;
- Automatic Door Malfunctions;
- Security Guard Assaults;
- Swimming Pool Injuries;
- Theme Park Accidents; and
- Dog Bites.
Call (619) 550-3617 today so that we may schedule your free and discreet consultation with a premier San Diego premises liability, personal injury lawyer.
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