Premises liability includes a variety of safety-related issues which can result in injury and possibly death due to hazards in or around a building or property. Georgia law requires that commercial or residential property owners maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition for individuals who are invited onto the premises. Under Georgia law, landlords, mall owners, grocery stores and other business owners all must exercise reasonable care to keep their properties in a safe condition for their customers.
Premises owners also must take reasonable steps to make sure their premises are safe from known criminal activity that occurs in or around their property. For instance, apartment complexes and grocery stores have a legal obligation to provide adequate lighting around their properties and to provide security for their customers or tenants if the situation warrants it.
The responsibility to keep a premises in a reasonably safe condition for invitees also extends to the construction, maintenance and accessibility of structures. Premises owner must keep parking lots, stairways, ramps, entryways and porches in a safe condition for use by invitees.
The personal injury attorneys at Wheeler & Watson, PC have developed expertise in successfully pursuing in a variety of premises liability claims over the last 23 years and can help you recover maximum compensation for your injuries and damages related to your premises liability claim.