Premise Liability

Under both the local, state and federal laws of the United States, property owners have certain responsibilities to take in other to show their ethical and legal duties needed to make sure that their environment is free and safe for easily avoidable dangers. Unfortunately, thousands of visitors, shoppers and guests still get hurt every year by occupiers and owners who have one way or the other neglected or refused to take basic safety measures.

In most cases, few among the resulting accidents are minor although few results in death catastrophes, disabilities or severe injuries. Thanks to the law of the land that gives victims of cases like this the right to file for premises liability lawsuits.

In Florida generally, the law requires property occupiers or owners to take proper care of imminent apparent hazards off both their buildings and nearby public walkways. These include homeowners that regularly welcome guests as well as government agencies and public places like amusement parks, stores, or museums. Taking responsible care most commonly means fixing or warning visitors about the dangers of things like wet spills, uneven floors, crumbling stairways or icy steps.

However, if we are to categorize liabilities for unsafe premises, then we will make mention of casualties like, elevator accidents, dogs or other forms of animal attack, poor ventilation injuries, sickness and other causes that are unpredictable but preventable.

If you are a victim of cases like this, we at The DePrimo Law Firm are available to speak to you concerning your claim and help you evaluate the viability of your case. If you find yourself hurt and you are in need of an experienced attorney, please call our firm today on (954) 451 5656 for a free consultation.


There are various categories of premises liability cases, and it is important for you to know this most especially when you are researching to find prospective and experienced attorneys in the area that you find most relevant to your claim.

At The DePrimo Law Firm we have years of experience with:

  • Slip and fall cases
  • Staircase accidents
  • Defective Sidewalks
  • Insufficient security and so on


Premises liabilities cases are most of the times caused by the followings:

  • Water left on walkways or snow
  • Poor construction
  • Defective electrical wiring
  • Shoddy materials
  • Building code violations

Peter DePrimo, a Florida premise liability lawyer, is available to help you determine the cause and extent of your injury at the same time pursue compensation on your behalf.

Car accidents are easily identified, but premises liability cases are not so dramatic as such, but they can still result in complicated and significant injuries that can become a stigma to your life. Some of the common premises liabilities include the followings:

  • Broken bones
  • Electric shocks
  • Burns
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Head injuries and so on

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