Premises Liability Claims: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies in Slip and Fall, Inadequate Security Cases
Assessing Claims, Proving or Defending Liability, Overcoming Evidentiary Challenges, and Maximizing or Mitigating Damages
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to personal injury plaintiff and defense counsel for pursuing or defending premises liability claims involving slip and falls or negligent security. The panel will discuss effective tactics for assessing a potential claim; collecting, preserving, presenting or challenging evidence; evaluating, proving or defending liability and damages; and leveraging or challenging expert witness testimony.
- Assessing cases
- Interviewing clients
- Reviewing insurance coverage
- Proving or defending against liability
- Theories of liability
- Establishing or challenging causation
- Common defenses
- Working with experts
- Evidentiary challenges
- Calculating damages
- Plaintiff strategies
- Defense strategies
- Negotiating with insurance adjusters
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the different theories of liability that are generally pursued in premises liability claims?
- What evidentiary challenges do counsel face with premises liability claims?
- What are some effective strategies for calculating or defending against damages in premises liability cases?
- How are liability and damages generally approached when there are multiple defendants in a premises liability case?
Richard D. Abrams
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers
Mr. Abrams focuses on personal injury law. As a defense attorney, his practice areas include premises liability,... | Read More
Mr. Abrams focuses on personal injury law. As a defense attorney, his practice areas include premises liability, automobile and first party litigation, commercial transportation, construction litigation, insurance coverage, professional liability (architects & engineers and insurance agents), products liability, and toxic tort.Close
David H. Fleisher, P.E.
Mr. Fleisher has evaluated litigation and claim matters involving premises liability, highway, construction and... | Read More
Mr. Fleisher has evaluated litigation and claim matters involving premises liability, highway, construction and accident reconstruction since 1986. He has been qualified to testify as an expert in federal and state courts. Before founding Fleisher Forensics in 2002, he was Vice President of Consulting Engineers and Scientists, Inc. for 16 years, where he evaluated litigation and claim matters. He frequently presents to attorneys at CLE programs.Close
E. Michael Moran
Law & Moran, Attorneys at Law
Mr. Moran practices exclusively in the area of personal injury. His areas of practice include premises... | Read More
Mr. Moran practices exclusively in the area of personal injury. His areas of practice include premises liability, negligent security, automobile and trucking accidents, product liability, catastrophic injury and business torts. He represents individuals and families in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. He tries cases to verdict in federal and state courts in Georgia and other states, as well as argues before both federal and state appellate courts.Close