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Premises

Under the premises liability law, any condition that is unsafe and could have reasonably been prevented by a property owner or manager is grounds for a premises liability lawsuit if it caused an injury to someone else. Common premises liability claims are as follows:

  • Defective conditions (such as broken stairs)
  • Faulty construction
  • Lack of warning signs for any dangerous areas or conditions
  • Poor lighting
  • Uneven walking surfaces (such as floors, carpets, or sidewalks)
  • Unmarked wet floors
  • Unsafe food products
  • Workplace injuries (includes construction accidents)

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Patricia Salcido Montes (Pat) is an accomplished attorney and community leader. She uses her extensive bilingual, bicultural, psychodramatic and trial skills to help lawyers and the Courts in bringing fairness to those seeking justice.