Property owners or property residents have the responsibility of maintaining a safe environment to prevent injury. When premises neglect or defect causes injury, liability may fall on the resident or owner for the injury. However, determining liability is not as straightforward as movies and television programs depict. Hollywood sometimes confuses the public into believing that faking injuries is funny or acceptable—not at Harrison Law Firm.
The reality of proving a premises liability case is not so cut-and-dry, and the type of injury can also plays a major role in determining liability. It is for these reasons legal counsel is essential in a claim of premises liability.