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Premises Liability | Georgia Personal Injury Blog - Part 2

Proving Blame in Various Types of Slip-and-Fall Accidents

By Grant Law Office on September 1, 2017

Slip-and-fall accidents are some of the most common types of personal injury accidents that we see here in Atlanta at Grant Law Office. They are routinely caused by the negligence and sheer laziness of property owners and business owners. When you visit someone else’s property, either as a guest or customer, the owner of the premises owes you a duty of care to keep you safe from dangerous conditions such as grease on the floor.

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What Causes a Georgia Slip and Fall Accident?

By Grant Law Office on October 19, 2011

Slip and fall cases are defined as involving a victim who slips, falls, and suffers injuries due to a property owner or business operator’s negligence. These sorts of accidents can easily occur in any location, from big cities like Atlanta to smaller cities like Macon. Any place where there is a pedestrian danger that can result in a slip and fall incident. Just recently, a Texas woman sued Walgreen’s for $900,000 due to this kind of accident.

Property owners and business operators need to be aware of the elements that may cause slip and falls. Consumers also need to be aware of these factors to most importantly stay safe but also understand their legal rights. Some common triggers of slip and fall incidents include but are not limited to:

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Fundamentals of Georgia Premises Liability

By Grant Law Office on July 14, 2011

Land and property owners in Georgia have a responsibility to keep their property safe and in good repair for visitors, be it a grocery store, bank, shopping mall, doctor’s office or parking lot. If the property owner does not fulfill this responsibility, visitors, or invitees, may be entering dangerous conditions resulting from faulty construction, poor or improper maintenance, and even negligent security. If the dangerous condition causes injury, the Georgia property owner may be held liable for any losses suffered by the injured victim.

According to Georgia code § 51-3-1, “Where an owner or occupier of land, by express or implied invitation, induces or leads others to come upon his premises for any lawful purpose, he is liable in damages to such persons for injuries caused by his failure to exercise ordinary care in keeping the premises and approaches safe.”

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