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Premises Liability

CHARLESTON, SC AND SUMMERVILLE, SC  PREMISES LIABILITY ATTORNEY

PREMISES LIABILITY IS A COMPLEX AREA OF PERSONAL INJURY LAW THAT REQUIRES BOTH EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE AND PERSISTENCE

Premises liability can be a very complicated area of personal injury law. In addition to having to apply general negligence principles to premises liability cases, there is extensive common law and statutory law that can greatly affect the ability of an injured party to recover damages. Jay McMillian and The McMillian Law Firm provides aggressive representation for individuals injured in premises liability cases. Premises Liability cases would include including slip and fall injuries. Let The McMillian Law Firm use its expertise and compassion to help you or a loved one navigate this complex area of the law. If you or a loved one have been hurt on someone else's property due to unsafe or unkempt conditions, it's necessary to at least consult with Jay on a no-obligation basis to see what options may be available. 

The McMillian Law Firm is known for compassionate and effective legal representation. Call us now at (843) 900-1306 or use the online form to schedule your free no-obligation case evaluation today.

WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF PREMISES LIABILITY CASES IN CHARLESTON

The underying theory behind Premises Liability law is that compensation should be available to individuals when that  individual's injury or death was due to the hazardous, un-unmaintained, or negligent upkeep of property by another.

These types of conditions may include and are not limited to:

  • Loose and Missing Steps
  • Loose and Missing Handrails
  • Ice Covered Sidewalks and Stairs
  • Inadequate Security
  • Malfunctioning Elevators / Escalators
  • Unmarked Wet Floors
  • Potholes and Uneven Surfaces
  • Loose Construction and Building Materials
  • Fires
  • Unfenced Swimming Pools
  • Chemical Leaks / Exposure
  • Water Leaks / Flooding

WHEN CAN I PURSUE A PREMISES LIABILITY CASE

Premises liability law ensures that private property owners are legally encouraged to maintain a safe premises by imposing a “duty of care.” They must ensure that their property is maintained to an acceptable legal standard. If visitors are injured on private property (in some cases, even if the visitor was a trespasser) , the private property owners could  be held responsible for your injuries and required to provide you just compensation.

The general legal standard that must be met is that the injured party must show that the owner of the property knew about the hazardous condition or should have known about it and failed to correct the condition that caused the injury.

THE MCMILLIAN LAW FIRM - CHARLESTON AND SUMMERVILLE PREMISES LIABILITY ATTORNEY

As a Personal Injury lawyer in my solo practice, I will take all necessary steps to protect your rights and work to secure compensation for your injuries as a victim of a slip an fall. Being a small firm allows you to have direct access to your lawyer during this entire process, with open lines of communication as we work together towards a viable solution to your specific case. 

Being an experienced personal injury attorney, I have experience dealing with insurance companies. I also know where the courthouse is and will not be afraid to call the insurance company to the mat in front of a judge and jury if necessary.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall in Charleston, Summerville, Mount Pleasant, James Island, West Ashley, Goose Creek, Moncks Corner, North Charleston, or any of the other fine communities of the Low Country, and need to meet with an experienced slip and fall lawyer, please contact me to set up your free case evaluation today. Let me help prevent you from being taken advantage of by the insurance company. I am serious and I am here for you! Contact The McMillian Law Firm today @ 843-900-1306

The McMillian Law Firm

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Attorney Jay McMillian operates a solo practice with an emphasis on two core principles. First, to provide competent legal advice in the areas of Auto Accident and Personal Injury Law to the people he is proudest to serve, the people of the South Carolina Low Country. Second, to provide the most personal and intimate service to each and every client and give them the attention and compassion that they deserve while going through the stress and strain of negotiating or litigating an injury claim. If you live in Charleston, Summerville, Mount Pleasant, Goose Creek, James Island, Walterboro, Moncks Corner, and you or someone you love has been injured by the negligence of another, please call Jay at The McMillian Law Firm today.

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