Definitions for "Premises liability"
Tort liability of owners and possessors of land (such as tenants) to other persons who suffer losses or injuries on or off the land that are caused by some act on the land or some condition there.
describes property owner′s legal responsible to keep his property reasonable safe for people who come onto the property. For example, if you were injured while visiting someone else′s home or a commercial or public establishment (like a store) and your injury was caused because the building was unsafe, you may have a claim for premises liability. Similarly, a landlord owes a duty of care to his or her tenants and their guests. The landowner is supposed to maintain, inspect and take care of the premises that she or he controls. Typically, these cases involve visitors falling or tripping on steps or irregular floors, visitors being bitten by a dangerous dog and more.
Liability of landowners or those who are responsible for maintaining the property for activities or conditions occurring on the land.