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Pennsylvania and New Jersey Accident-Injury Law Library (Premises Liability)

Alcohol & DUI Accidents | Fall Accidents | Hotel Accidents | Negligent Security (Assault/Crime)

fall down accident ambulance at storePremises liability is a legal term referring to a wide range of accident and injury cases which include trip/slip and fall accidents, alcohol related accidents, hotel accidents and negligent security crime cases.

Under the laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, businesses can be held liable for negligence which leads to an accident or injury. The same holds true for residential homeowners in fall accident cases, i.e., where a guest trips and falls or slips and falls on the property.

The following articles, frequently asked questions, blogposts and news articles are for information only. Prior to making any decisions about your case, it is vital to contact an experienced, knowledgeable lawyer.


Premises Liability & Accident Legal Articles


Premises Liability & Accident Frequently Asked Questions


Premises Liability & Accident Blogposts

  • The Link Between Drunk Driving and the Super Bowl – By a Philadelphia Car Accident Lawyer (February 4, 2016) Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most watched programs during the year. Unfortunately, it is also linked with an increased number of car accidents due to drunk driving. Our Phila. car accident lawyer discusses how you can avoid a drunk driving accident this Sunday.
  • Pennsylvania Man Charged with Supplying Alcohol for Teenage Party in Montco (April 24, 2014) Earlier this month, a Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania man was charged with over 100 counts related to supplying alcohol for his daughter’s birthday party. Lafayette Hill is a suburb of Philadelphia. He has been charged with: 1 count of Recklessly Endangering Another Person, 43 counts of Corruption of Minors, and 61 counts of Selling/Furnishing Liquor to a Minor. The party ...
  • Privatization of Pennsylvania Liquor Stores – Liability for Negligence (May 13, 2013) Liquor stores in Pennsylvania may soon be private. Early this year, Pennsylvania’s governor, Tom Corbett, proposed a new law that would take liquor sales out of the state’s hands. This means hard alcohol and beer could be available in Pennsylvania grocery stores, gas stations, and all kinds of other private stores. Critics of the proposed legislation ...
  • Slip & Fall Accidents Due to Debris on the Floor (April 13, 2013) It’s an embarrassing situation, you go into a store to buy a few items and you leave on a stretcher. Bringing a lawsuit is the furthest thing from your mind. You’re more embarrassed than anything. After you get to the hospital, you discover that the injury is severe, you’ve broken  a bone and require surgery and ...
  • Bar & Restaurant Liability for Serving Alcohol – “Visibly Intoxicated” (March 27, 2013) In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, bars and restaurants can be held liable when a bartender or waiter serves alcohol to someone who is already visibly intoxicated. For instance, let’s say a bartender serves shot after shot to a customer who then gets into a car and causes an accident. The person who is injured in ...

Premises Liability & Accident Latest News

  • NJ Bar Loses Liquor License After Underage Customers’ Fatal DUI Crash (August 20, 2013) Last week, the NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control revoked the liquor license of a bar in Vineland, NJ after two underage men were killed in a drunk driving crash. That bar, Kashmir, is a “gentlemen’s club” or bar where women in bikinis dance on stage. The license revocation comes after two underage men were reportedly ...
  • South Jersey Bar’s License Suspended Amid Allegations of Underage Drinking (January 3, 2013) According to an online news report, a bar in National Park, New Jersey, had its liquor license suspended after an investigation revealed that a teen girl, employed as a stripper, had been served alcohol. When New Jersey alcohol investigators went to the bar, they found the teen being served various mixed drinks. In addition, the owner ...

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