American Association for Justice
Tennessee Association for Justice
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Premises Liability / Inadequate Security

Premises liability cases involve injuries sustained while on someone else's property. In Tennessee, property owners and businesses have a duty to maintain their property in a safe manner or warn the public of the possible dangers. Premises liability cases involve slip and fall injuries caused by standing water, ice, snow or slippery floors or other foreign substances, trip and fall injuries caused by damaged walkways or stairs or poorly kept premises; construction site injuries particularly involving persons other than workers.

A property owner, including businesses, landlords, and homeowners, may be held legally liable for failing to protect its customers, renters or visitors from violent crime. Inadequate security in the form of insufficient lighting, failure to hire security guards, failure to install or maintain security equipment, failure to monitor security equipment, or negligence by security guards, may create a situation where foreseeable violent crime occurs. An inadequate security lawsuit can help victims and/or their families recover damages due to physical or sexual assault and wrongful death.

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You and your staff have been wonderful in representing my family over the years and we truly appreciate everything you have done for us. I certainly would be glad to refer you to my friends and family, should they require legal representation. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. B.D.
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The settlement you were able to secure for me has been a godsend. I have been in treatment for breast cancer and one of our daughters lost her job. This money has kept us from losing our house. B.H.
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Originally I did not want to pursue a claim against the Department of Energy for my husband’s death. I knew my husband had wanted me to but I was grieving. Your office obtained compensation for me, and I am proud to know my husband and I will be able to leave something to our precious granddaughters. S.C.
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Mike, I want to thank you for all your hard work representing me over the past five months. Without your efforts I am positive that my situation would be bleak. You went above and beyond and I owe my future to you and I will always be thankful. N.M.
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