Category: Premises Liability

Downtown Nashville Building Collapse Causes Serious Injuries

Posted in Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Tennessee Accident Law on February 5, 2016

Downtown Nashville Building Collapse Causes Serious Injuries A 58-year-old woman was seriously injured after a wall of the United Methodist Publishing House crumbled and fell onto her catering truck as she was driving near the area. According to a report by wmsv.com, the accident occurred Thursday morning near the intersection of 8th Avenue and Demonbreun…. read more

Ole Miss Student Dies After Tragic Sledding Accident

Posted in Personal Injury,Premises Liability on March 6, 2015

Students at Ole Miss University and residents in the surrounding community of Oxford, Mississippi are mourning the death of a student after an unexpected sledding accident last month. A senior at Ole Miss, and a member of the Phi Psi fraternity, was killed after he hit a street sign near campus while riding in a… read more

Public Sidewalk Held Not to Be the Responsibility of Nearby Businesses

Posted in Negligence,Premises Liability on December 15, 2014

The doctrine of premises liability provides that the owners and occupiers of land owe a certain duty to those who are on their property. Depending on the relationship between the parties, one of several levels of duties arises. The highest duty owed is to customers of businesses. However, even this duty has its limits. As… read more

Suit Dismissed Against Tennessee-Based Movie Theater Chain, Regal Cinemas

Posted in Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Wrongful Death on November 5, 2014

Last January, a young man with Down Syndrome was killed by police officers moonlighting as security guards in a Baltimore movie theater when he tried to sneak into a movie without a valid ticket. According to news reports released at the time, the police officers handcuffed the nearly 300-pound man, dragged him out of the… read more