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Premises Liability Claims in Missouri

Counsel from a Proven St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney

"Premises liability" describes personal injury claims against property owners and managers who failed to provide safe conditions for people welcomed or allowed on their property. For some, premises liability, is synonymous with "slip and fall" incidents, but in reality, these claims can cover nearly any kind of injury.

For 25 years, our St. Louis injury lawyers at McCloskey Law Center have been standing beside victims of dangerous conditions they never should have been exposed to in the first place. Over that time, we have again and again held negligent property owners responsible and allowed victims to move on from their injury with the relief and dignity that they deserve.

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Types of Premises Liability Claims

Types of accidents and injuries that can be addressed in a premises liability claim include:

  • Slippery or uneven surfaces
  • Swimming pool liability
  • Trip and fall hazards
  • Deterioration of ceilings and floors (open holes, falling plaster, etc.)
  • Structural collapse
  • Escalator malfunction
  • Falling or dropped objects (box stores)
  • Fires
  • Food poisoning
  • Improper accumulation of water and ice
  • Improper or lack of handrails or barricades
  • Inadequate or lack of security
  • Assaults or rapes
  • Overly Aggressive Security Guards Or Bouncers
  • Assault or attack by customers or staff

Commonly, premises liability claims are pursued by customers or patrons of retail establishments, bars and nightclubs, malls, hotels, restaurants, and garages and lots, but these claims can also apply to apartments, work places, schools, and even residences. As long as the dangerous conditions should have been reasonably addressed by the owners or managers, you may have grounds for a claim.

If you believe your injury was due directly to the irresponsibility of a property owner, then contact our firm today.