Category Archives: Premises Liability

Most property owners understand the basics of premises liability. For the most part, an owner’s liability is tied to that owner’s negligence in failing to maintain safe premises or failure to addresses a dangerous condition on the property. Chicago owners … Continue reading

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The snowstorm hit hard and quickly during the early morning of February 1 this year. Chicago residents know how to handle snow but the conditions of this storm were perfect for slippery paths and sidewalks and a number of individuals … Continue reading

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With the last round of winter storms and cold weather, Illinois residents know that it is dangerous outside. Sidewalks and roads are covered with ice and snow, which make them quite slippery. But outside slip and falls are not the … Continue reading

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Those injured by the carelessness of another party may have legal recourse options to consider. A two-year old girl was recently killed following an attack by pit bulls in Chicago. The autopsy of the little girl revealed that her death … Continue reading

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There’s a good chance that just about any Chicago resident reading this blog post has shopped at one of our hometown Walmart stores, either the Walmart Supercenter off North and Cicero or perhaps the Walmart Neighborhood Market in the Loop. … Continue reading

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Slip and fall injuries generally fall under the umbrella of premises liability cases because the accident usually happens on another person’s property. But an injured party cannot recover damages just because an accident occurred on someone else’s property. Recovery is … Continue reading

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As the law stands in the area of premises liability, when you enter onto another person’s property, it is reasonable to expect that you won’t get injured. Because the law provides for this reasonable expectation standard, property owners must then … Continue reading

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Property owners generally understand that they are responsible for the safety of the guests they welcome onto their property. Owners are liable for any unsafe or dangerous conditions, if they know, or should have known about the condition, and, subsequently, … Continue reading

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It must be true what they say about man’s best friend. Two former neighbors in Milton Township, Illinois were friends for 17 years but after a recent fight between their two dogs, the two are siding with the dogs. The … Continue reading

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People generally try to keep their homes safe, even if it’s simply for their own health and safety, or to protect their family. But homeowners and property owners also need to keep their land safe for others who enter their … Continue reading

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