Commercial premises are often the targets of lawsuits alleging that a defective or dangerous condition caused an injury, loss of life, or property damage. In these cases, all parties connected with the ownership, operation or leasing of the property need experienced legal representation from attorneys who understand both the insurance industry and the complex laws governing premises liability claims. Norton & Melnik has a long history of just that – defending property owners, landlords, management companies, vendors, and tenants facing liability claims for injuries occurring on premises of all kinds, including:
• Retail Spaces
• Shopping Malls
• Gyms and Recreational Facilities
• Entertainment Complexes
• Municipal Properties
• Health Care Facilities
Our skilled legal team represents clients in a broad range of premises liability claims, including trip and falls, negligent hiring and security, inadequate lighting, physical attacks and sexual assaults, lack of maintenance, and other alleged dangerous property conditions. From garden variety slip-and-falls to coyote attacks, our team has seen it all. In fact, our firm has a reputation among our carriers as the place they can send their most challenging cases and know that their insureds are in good hands.
Our lawyers are well-respected for their legal skills and keen understanding of the diverse and complex laws associated with premises liability claims. With decades of experience in the field of insurance defense law, our lawyers are well-positioned to provide a complete range of legal services to our clients, from the initial investigation and evaluation of a claim to case preparation and aggressive advocacy at trial.