Makkabi Law Group, among the nation's top personal injury law firms, has recovered $150,000,000 on behalf of its clients, including Slip and Fall Accidents and Premises Liability.

The theory of premises liability is a staple of personal injury law. According to premises liability, the owner or occupiers of a property are liable for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. This type of lawsuit is commonly referred to as a “slip and fall” suit. Slips and falls are just one of many different types of premises liability cases, however. Other types include:

  • Stairway Accidents
  • Elevator Accidents
  • Porch & Balcony Defects
  • Building Collapse
  • Falling Merchandise
  • Unmarked Hazards
  • Fire & Smoke Injuries
  • Negligent Security
  • Swimming Pool Accidents
  • Toxic Chemicals
  • Code Violations

Legal status of plaintiff in premises liability cases

In most states, the status of the plaintiff when the injury occurred is an important part of a premises liability case. The plaintiff is labeled as one of the following:

  • Invitee – Invited onto the property for the benefit of the owner/occupier (i.e. A customer at a store)
  • Licensee – Allowed onto the property with the consent of the owner/occupier (i.e. A social guest)
  • Trespasser – Enters the property without the owner/occupier’s consent

Owner/occupiers have the greatest responsibility for protect invitees from harm. Licensees are also protected, but they are typically expected to exercise a reasonable amount of care for their own safety. In most cases, premises owners/occupiers are not responsible for the safety of trespassers.

Responsible parties

The responsibly of an owner to maintain a safe property cannot be delegated to another entity. For example, if a company outsources elevator maintenance to an outside company and there is an elevator accident, the owner is still liable for resulting injuries. If an owner leases the property to someone else, however, special rules may apply. In general, whoever is in control of the property is liable for any injuries that occur on it. There are certain exceptions to this rule, however.

If you have been injured on someone else’s property, consult with a personal injury attorney to determine if you have premises liability case. The attorneys at Law Offices of David F. Makkabi are highly experienced handling premises liability cases of all types. Our firm is dedicated to protecting the legal rights of our clients and securing maximum compensation for injuries.

No attorney fees
unless we win

Working with a slip and fall accidents and premises liability attorney in California can be expensive, and many people do not bother with contacting a lawyer because of the expense. However, California slip and fall accidents and premises liability lawyer, David Makkabi, does not charge any fees unless the case has been won.

Free initial consultations

Furthermore, initial consultations with David Makkabi, slip and fall accidents and premises liability lawyer in California, are free. Instead of avoiding a lawyer because of the cost, visit Makkabi Law for the first time, knowing that the consultation and other legal work come without any cost until the suit has succeeded.

Extensive experience

Slip and fall accidents and premises liability attorney, David F. Makkabi, isn’t just any personal injury lawyer. With a long list of success, Mr. Makkabi has personally handled a number of complex personal injury cases both in state and federal courts. Mr. Makkabi has handled complicated cases involving catastrophic injuries resulting in loss of use of bodily functions, income and spousal relations.

In the case of personal injury suits, Mr. Makkabi has relationships with a number of expert witnesses, including medical specialists and life care planners, who can help an slip and fall accidents and premises liability attorney in California to receive maximum compensation for the client.

Not just “another lawyer”

When Mr. Makkabi founded Makkabi Law Group, APC, he had one goal in mind: provide the best results for clients with outstanding professionalism. This vision includes providing personal attention, superior service, and ethical treatment. To this end, Mr. Makkabi does not just help clients win their cases; he also helps clients deal with injury aftermath, such as making sure the client has proper medical treatment and is provided for based on the insurance coverage. In addition to the excellent service he provides his clients, Mr. Makkabi assists in pro bono legal services in the Los Angeles area.