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Fall at a McDonald's leads to premises liability claim

Every year in Hawaii and the continental United States, thousands of people are injured in public places as a result of falls. Things such as wet floors, uneven ground, defective stairs or tools left lying on the ground can cause visitors to lose their footing and fall. Legally, it is the responsibility of property owners to eliminate hazardous conditions and provide a safe environment for visitors. Victims may file a premises liability claim when injuries occur due to property or business owners failing to remove hazards or repair dangerous surfaces.

Premises liability claim cites leaky air conditioning unit

Hawaii is home to first class restaurants, shops and entertainment. When visiting these establishments, patrons and visitors should not have to fear for their safety. Strict safety codes and regulations have been established at the state and federal levels to protect all those who legally visit public places. These premises liability laws require property and business owners to eliminate hazards and provide warning of potentially dangerous conditions. Unfortunately, not all property owners will adhere to these laws.

Man files premises liability claim after alleged slip and fall

Accidents can happen at any place in the blink of an eye, even in places deemed as safe and secure. In Hawaii, it is the responsibility of business and property owners to maintain a safe environment for all legal visitors. However, routine cleaning and maintenance can sometimes be neglected and this can lead to accidents. When neglect by business and property owners causes injuries to visitors, legal action can be taken in the form of a premises liability claim.

Premises liability: Man files lawsuit after alleged fall

A fact of life is that accidents are going to happen. Accidents can occur at any time and are completely unpredictable. Some accidents can be very serious and have the potential to forever change a person's life. In Hawaii and across the United States, premises liability laws state that property and business owners have a legal responsibility to ensure that floors are clean and hazards are removed to prevent visitors from falling. When business owners neglect these responsibilities, patrons and visitors can be injured.

Premises liability lawsuit recently settled for $100,000

In Hawaii, cities and counties across the state must adhere to strict regulations and safety codes to ensure that all public property is safe for citizens and visitors. These regulations say that publicly used facilities and structures must be adequately maintained and free of potential hazards. Sometimes, due to a lack of resources or funding, maintenance can be neglected. Flaws during the construction phase of public infrastructure can also play a role in future accidents. A premises liability lawsuit against a city in another state recently made headlines after a six-figure settlement was finally reached.

Premises liability claim filed after fall in a store

Accidents can happen when least expected. Some accidents are minor inconveniences, but some may lead to permanent injuries. In Hawaii, premises liability laws say that property owners are responsible for eliminating potential hazards and creating a safe environment for all visitors lawfully on their properties. Even small items left on floors can turn into dangerous hazards that could possibly be the cause of unfortunate and painful accidents.

Premises liability lawsuit settled for almost $280,000

In Hawaii and across the United States, it is the responsibility of property owners to provide a safe environment for all legal visitors. Far too often, people are injured due to hazards or neglected property. A man in another state was recently awarded a substantial settlement from a premises liability suit he filed after he allegedly suffered injuries in a fall.

Premises liability: Shopper sues after alleged injuries

When shoppers visit stores in Hawaii, the last thing on their mind is suffering a serious injury. However, hundreds of customers are injured each year due to the negligence of property and business owners. Premises liability laws were put in place across the United States to protect all those who lawfully visit stores and businesses. Premises liability means that a property owner can be held legally responsible if visitors are injured by hazardous conditions or negligence by the property owner and/or the party in possession.

Poor lighting leads to injuries and premises liability claim

All stores and shops in Hawaii and across America should welcome patrons and visitors with a pleasant and safe environment. Safety regulations have been established in every state to protect those that are lawfully visiting a property. Although some accidents are impossible to anticipate, many accidents can be prevented by taking a few simple precautions. These precautions can be things like removing potential hazards, providing adequate lighting or fixing property that has fallen under disrepair. When a person is injured due to unsafe conditions on a property, he or she may file a premises liability claim.

Premises liability $1M suit against McDonald's settled

Customers should not have to be concerned with personal safety when shopping or visiting stores and restaurants. Business and property owners in Hawaii should always welcome visitors with a safe environment. Premises liability laws in the state of Hawaii and across the country say that property and business owners are responsible for the safety and protection of all visitors lawfully on their property. However, things like tools or water left on the floor from routine maintenance can turn into dangerous hazards that have the potential to cause injuries to customers.

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