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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      Attorney at Law - Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • James MacLelland
      James MacLelland

      COO - James has 25 years of experience building productive teams, scalable processes, and profitable businesses.  Immediately prior to joining The Scott Pryor Law Group, as COO of a national law firm, James built and operated one of the largest legal intake teams in the country. Guiding a team of 70 individuals running 24/7 and 365 days a year they successfully marketed, retained, and onboarded over 200 new clients to the firm daily, achieving a pace and capacity of over 50,000 new clients annually. 

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    • Philip Lorenz
      Philip Lorenz

      Attorney at Law - Philip W. (“Phil”) Lorenz is a seasoned trial attorney, Phil has tried, mediated, or facilitated settlement of tens of millions of dollars in claims and lawsuits over the course of his career.

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    • Paul Dietrick
      Paul Dietrick

      Attorney at Law - Paul A. Dietrick has practiced civil trial law for over forty years, in State and Federal Courts, and Georgia Appellate Courts. Paul is a zealous guardian of the rights of those injured by the negligence and carelessness of others. Paul’s clients have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts.

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    • Jocelyn Galloway
      Jocelyn Galloway

      Attorney at Law - Jocelyn Galloway is an attorney with over a decade of experience and a legal process innovator who has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of plaintiffs against large corporations.

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Client Experience Manager - Angie joined The Scott Pryor Law Group and quickly made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Rhonda Anzaldua
      Rhonda Anzaldua

      Marketing Manager - Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations.

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    • Steve Ware
      Steve Ware

      Senior Case Manager

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Individuals and entities who own property in Cobb County have a responsibility to provide some protection to visitors, including paying customers. If you suffered injuries while on property owned by another person, it may be possible to recover compensation from the owner or their insurance company.

To learn about your options, it may be beneficial to contact a Cobb County premises liability lawyer before too much time passes. A personal injury lawyer could investigate and prepare evidence so it can be used in negotiations or at trial.

Understanding Premises Liability

Premises liability refers to the laws that make property owners and managers liable when someone suffers harm while on the property they control. Some of this law appears in statutes, but much of it is derived from prior case law.

When Liability Arises

Someone who owns or controls property is not automatically liable for everything that happens on their property. To recover compensation, an injured individual must demonstrate that the person who owned or managed the property was negligent in some way and that the negligence caused harm. A broken or slippery staircase, uneven flooring, or faulty electric circuitry are all examples of negligent property maintenance that may cause injury.

Classification of Visitors

While all property owners and managers owe a certain duty of care to those on their premises, the extent of the duty is largely determined by the status of the person on their property.

The highest duty of care is owed to those invited onto the property, either by express invitation or implied invitation. Customers entering a store, for instance, are considered invitees. A property owner or manager owes a duty to exercise ordinary care to keep the property safe. In most cases, this includes a duty to inspect periodically for hazardous conditions, so a Cobb County premises liability lawyer will want to present evidence to show that someone injured on the premises was an invitee.

People who are allowed but not invited onto the property, such as a salesperson, are considered “licensees.” If a property owner knows about a dangerous condition or has reason to know about a condition, the owner must warn about the danger or take action to correct the situation. However, the owner generally will not have a duty to inspect for potentially harmful conditions.

Types of Premises Liability Cases

The types of harmful conditions for which a property owner may bear responsibility are varied. They can include everything from physical hazards created by a storm to the danger of criminal conduct allowed by inadequate security measures.

Examples of situations where an injured person may recover due to premises liability include:

  • Slip and fall due to substances on the floor
  • Improperly stacked merchandise falling on customers
  • Falls due to uneven stair treads
  • Attacks enabled by lack of security fencing
  • Dog bites
  • Falls or injuries caused by inadequate lighting

A Cobb County premises lawyer could help demonstrate that an injury would not have occurred if the owner had taken proper steps to repair or warn about a dangerous condition.

Work with a Knowledgeable Cobb County Premises Liability Attorney

If you suffered injuries on another person’s property, you might be entitled to receive compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, future needs, pain and suffering, and other effects of the injury. The unique circumstances of each case make a difference in an owner’s liability, so it is essential to collect and preserve evidence before filing suit. An experienced Cobb County premises liability lawyer could help amass evidence and make a strong case for the recovery of damages. For a free case evaluation, call now.

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