South Carolina Premises Liability Lawyers
HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED ON SOMEONE ELSE’S PROPERTY?
Property owners and businesses have a duty to provide a safe environment for their guests and to warn of hazardous conditions. This area of law is known as premises liability, and it applies to stores and businesses, both large and small, as well as to individual homeowners.
At the law firm of Harvey & Battey, P.A., in Beaufort, South Carolina, our lawyers represent people who have been personally injured as the result of property owner’s negligence. If you or a family member has been injured on someone else’s property, we offer a free initial consultation to explain your rights.
HANDLING SLIP-AND-FALL AND OTHER PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIMS
Our attorneys are capable of handling any type of premises liability case. Examples of such cases may include:
- Slip-and-fall accidents in a restaurant, store or other commercial property
- Tripping and falling due to a pothole or broken concrete
- Injuries caused by merchandise falling off display shelves
- Falling through a porch or steps due to rotting boards
- Tripping due to uneven steps or missing handrails
Our firm has successfully handled multiple premises liability cases against Wal-Mart and large grocery stores, such as Piggly Wiggly. Sometimes premises liability cases involve the negligent actions of homeowners. Our lawyers represented a teenager who was burned at an outdoor gathering when someone poured gasoline on an open flame.
INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PREMISES LIABILITY CASES
Businesses carry general liability insurance to pay for the damages of people injured in slips and falls and other types of accidents on their property. For individuals, damages are covered by homeowner’s insurance.