Premises liability causes of action refer to the liability of persons for injuries to others arising out of the ownership or possession of real property. This are oftentimes referred to as slip and fall or trip and fall cases. The injured party must prove that the liable party was negligent.
The property owners or occupiers have a duty of care to keep their property in a reasonably safe condition. Those who fail to keep the property in a reasonably safe condition may be liable for injuries sustained on their property.