Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

6-Year-Old Girl Drowned: $1,500,000 Settlement

(By: Virginia Lawyers Weekly May 26, 2014) This was a premises liability/wrongful death case, stemming from a drowning that occurred on July 1, 2011. The defendants were the apartment owners, the apartment management company, and the company hired to manage the pool and supply a trained lifeguard. The decedent was a 6-year-old kindergarten student at […]

Failure to Maintain Premises

By law, the owner or operator of a property is deemed fully responsible for keeping the premises in a safe condition.  This includes a residential dwelling, a commercial building or government-owned property.  Any tenant, employee, customer, visitor, or guest of a property should be safe on the premises at all times.  If an owner or […]

What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability refers to any incident or injury that occurs due to the negligence of a property owner.  This means that anyone who owns a home, store, restaurant, hotel, commercial building, or even a parking lot, can be found negligent for harm caused to another person while on the property.  It is the responsibility of […]