Premises Liability

San Francisco Premises Liability Attorneys

More Than Two Decades of Legal Experience on Your Side

Although property owners have a legal duty to make sure their property is safe for visitors and guests, some fail to properly maintain their premises and neglect fixing safety risks that can result in serious injury. A property owner can face substantial legal consequences if a person ends up suffering an injury because they didn’t take the necessary actions to remedy dangerous areas of the premises.

At Scarlett Law Group, we proudly use our 25+ years of legal experience to help clients who suffered devastating injuries take legal action against negligent property owners. We handle premises liability cases involving collapsed structures, slips and falls, swimming pool accidents, and more. We are familiar with the premises liability laws in California and are equipped with the resources you need to fight for fair compensation for your injuries and other losses.

Types of Premises Liability Cases We Take On for Clients in San Francisco

While premises liability covers a wide range of cases, our highly regarded lawyers have practical experience and insight in the following areas:

  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Insufficient Security
  • Electrocution Accidents
  • Dog Bites & Other Animal Attacks
  • Ceiling Collapse Accidents
  • Fire Safety & Building Code Violations
  • Supermarket & Department Store Accidents
  • Elevator Accidents
  • Swimming Pool Accidents

Proving Fault in a Premises Liability Case

Plaintiffs in premises liability cases must prove that their injuries were in direct relation to the negligence of the property owner who failed to exercise a reasonable duty of care for their property.

Although a property owner has the legal responsibility to make sure they maintain a safe premises, the following factors are considered to establish the reasonable level of care standard:

  • If the accident could have been foreseen
  • How the property is intended to be used
  • Why the injured party entered the property

To prove fault in a premises liability case, you must establish three factors:

  • Duty of Care: This covers the basic steps a property owner should have taken to minimize any possible danger to visitors or guests who might be involved in actions that could result in harm.
  • Breach of Duty: This requires proving the property owner failed to maintain the duty of care because of carelessness or negligence. Carelessness covers any actions that help to create a dangerous situation, while negligence occurs when the property owner is aware of dangerous conditions on their property but fails to fix it.
  • Breach Of Duty Caused the Injury: This final factor involves convincing a judge or jury that the defendant’s negligence or carelessness failed to provide a standard of reasonable care, resulting in the injuries you suffered.


Our seasoned lawyers at Scarlett Law Group know that premises liability cases involve a wide range of injuries, from broken bones to head trauma. Our law firm has more than two decades of experience helping clients who suffered moderate and severe traumatic brain injuries in a variety of premises liability cases. We are equipped with the resources you need to build a strong legal strategy that will allow you to fiercely advocate for all of your rights under the law.

If you or a loved one have suffered a traumatic brian injury that was the result of a property owners negligence or carelessness, then please reach out to our compassionate legal team so we can take the time to become familiar with the details of your premises liability case and how your TBI has affected your life. We know the complexity of these injuries and can provide top-notch service to help you navigate all of the various aspects of proving your jury was caused because of the negligence of another party.

Our firm takes on premises liability cases on a contingent fee arrangement, so please call (415) 688-2176today or contact us online to set up your free case consulation to discuss all of your legal options. 


  • $5 BILLION Professional Negligence
  • $1.2 BILLION Catastrophic Injury
  • $49 MILLION Brain Injury
  • $26 MILLION Medical Malpractice
  • $18.6 MILLION Wrongful Death
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