Premises Liability

Premises liability defense comprises a prominent part of Cousineau, Van Bergen, McNee & Malone, P.A.’s practice. Our attorneys have more than 40 years of experience defending premises liability cases and developing the very case law that governs these claims today by advocating for the defense in the appellate courts. We understand the varying standards of care and affirmative defenses applicable to owners, possessors, and operators of property, and how to tailor the pretrial investigative and discovery process to best position our clients for a favorable result.

Premises liability claims often present a viable occasion for pretrial dismissal through aggressive motion practice. Our attorneys not only understand this, but maintain a bank of intelligent legal briefs and favorable trial court orders to best position our clients for pretrial dismissal in a cost-effective fashion. No matter how large or small the claim, the attorneys at Cousineau, Van Bergen, McNee & Malone, P.A. provide exemplary representation in a cost-effective manner.

Our premises liability practice includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Slip-and-fall
  • Retail liability
  • Dog/animal liability
  • Liquor liability
  • Private and public nuisance
  • Recreational liability
  • Artificial conditions
  • Snow removal liability
  • Improvements to property