Responsabilidad del Establecimiento

Questions of premises liability generally arise when a victim suffers an accident or injury on someone else’s property.  These properties can include everything from commercial spaces and residential buildings to private homes.

Types of Premises Liability Claims

Under Massachusetts law, a person who has been injured in an accident that occurs on someone else’s property can hold the owner of that property and other entities responsible for his injuries, and accountable in a premises liability claim.

There are a number of ways that a person can be injured on someone else’s property.  These include:

  • Swimming pool accidents and drownings
  • Dog bites
  • Toxic chemical exposure
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Elevator accidents
  • Escalator accidents
  • Building and deck collapses
  • Accidents that occur at public gatherings, like concerts
  • Race and sexual assaults
  • Accidents at amusement parks
  • Injuries from falling merchandise in stores and supermarkets

These are just some of the ways in which a person can be injured or suffer physical or emotional harm on someone else’s property.  There are any numbers of hazards that can exist on a property that can increase the risk of a person being injured.  These include.

  • Poor illumination
  • Defective guardrails
  • Defective stairs and stairwells
  • Improperly stacked merchandise in stores
  • Clutter on the floor
  • Liquid spills on the floor
  • Uneven flooring
  • Non – traction flooring
  • Elevator or escalator defects
  • Failure to provide adequate security
  • Building code violations
  • Failure to secure or restrain a dog on a property

Parties That Can Be Named in a Claim

Several parties may be named in a premise liability claim, like the owner of the property, managers or supervisors, caretakers, or anybody else who had a responsibility to ensure the safety of visitors to the property

Premises Liability Damages

Under Massachusetts law, a person who suffers injuries on someone else’s property, may be eligible for damages that include loss of income because of the injury, medical expenses, as well as pain and suffering.

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