Sometimes, the carelessness of business entities in Pennsylvania causes patrons to suffer serious injuries or even death. A woman in another state lost her life after reportedly being struck by a Home Depot automatic door. Her husband recently filed a premises liability suit against the home improvement store, seeking a judgment for monetary damages.
An establishment that serves alcohol in Pennsylvania may be held liable if it over-serves a patron and the patron ends up harming somebody due to being intoxicated. One individual in a recent out-of-state case said he was injured by an inebriated individual at a tavern. He has thus sued the business, accusing it of over-serving a customer.
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Property owners in Pennsylvania are responsible for making sure that their premises are safe enough for visitors to use. In one case in a different state, the property owner allegedly failed to do this, causing an individual to suffer an injury in a slip-and-fall accident. The injured party recently sued the property owner, alleging dangerous property.
If a business owner in Pennsylvania fails to make his or her property safe for visitors and a visitor ends up being injured on the property, the business owner may be held financially responsible for the injuries. In one out-of-state case, a man claims that he fell and hurt himself at a school district's property. He has filed a premises liability suit against the district.
When bars and other alcohol-serving establishments in Pennsylvania over serve patrons and the patrons end up harming others, the establishments could face claims for monetary damages for any resulting injuries. In one out-of-state case, a woman has filed a premises liability lawsuit against one bar owner after she asserted that the bar caused two patrons to become intoxicated. She alleges that these two patrons then got into an altercation and caused her injuries. She has also filed a suit against the two men reportedly involved in the altercation.