Premises Liability Frequently Asked Questions

Premises liability is a type of personal injury claim that can be filed against a property owner or occupier if you are injured on their property. Personal liability, on the other hand, is a type of insurance that can provide coverage for your injuries if you are sued for them.

There are many different types of accidents that can give rise to a premises liability claim, such as slip and fall accidents, trip and fall accidents, swimming pool accidents, elevator and escalator accidents, fires and burns, dog bites, and more.

In order to win your premises liability case, you will need to prove that the property owner or occupier was negligent in their duty to keep the property safe and that this negligence resulted in your injuries.

There are many different defenses that a property owner or occupier can raise to try and avoid liability in a premises liability case, such as the victim being trespassing on the property, the victim’s own negligence, or the property owner or occupier not being aware of the dangerous condition.

The statute of limitations for filing a premises liability claim in Nevada is two years from the date of the accident. This means that you will need to file your claim within two years of the date of the accident or you will be barred from doing so.