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Premises Liability

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A premises liability lawsuit falls under the umbrella of personal injury law. Personal injury law encompasses accidents caused by the negligence of another that result in harm or injury to the victim. Premises liability is a form of liability under personal injury law that specifically covers injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions that occur on another’s property due to the property owner’s negligence or carelessness. When a property owner is negligent in maintaining the property, the property owner will be liable for injuries caused by any dangerous or defective conditions. Florida personal injury law requires that property owners exercise reasonable care and take proper steps in keeping the property safe for guests.