Owning commercial property is a risky business. Customers, vendors, or other visitors injured on your premises will often sue for damages. They may allege that poor maintenance, inadequate warnings, or failure to provide proper security caused their injury.

In the premises liability arena, we believe that the best defense is a good offense. We understand that protecting your customers from injury and your business from costly litigation is essential to your livelihood. Our legal team collaborates closely with you to better understand your specific needs and circumstances and develop a proactive strategy designed to avoid litigation and protect your business and financial interests.

The premises liability defense attorneys at Goodman Allen Donnelly are experienced in the ins and outs of premises liability litigation. They are tough litigators who have vigorously represented their clients in slip and fall, property damage, and other sorts of premises liability claims. We work with both private owners and insurance companies in dealing with such claims.

Our attorneys have aggressively defended against premises liability claims brought against owners, operators and managers of companies and commercial properties representing apartment complexes, commercial businesses, construction sites, grocery stores, hospitals, hotels, landlords, nightclubs, office buildings, parking lots, restaurants, retail stores, shopping malls, and other property owners, our attorneys handle a wide range of premises liability matters, including those involving serious injury and complex litigation such as:

  • Defects on the premises
  • Acts of negligent third parties (including criminal acts)
  • Slip and falls
  • Improper maintenance of the premises
  • Falling merchandise
  • Elevator, escalator and moving sidewalk injuries
  • Lack of effective warning signs
  • Inadequate security or lighting 


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