Defense of Premises Liability Claims

If you are a property or business owner, you may find yourself the target of a premises liability lawsuit. If so, you have the right to defend yourself against losses you did not cause. At Summers, McDonnell, Hudock, Guthrie & Rauch, P.C., we have a long history of defending businesses and property owners in all areas of premises liability. We balance an aggressive litigation style with cost-effective representation.

Cases within this scope of the practice involve every conceivable type of tort, including commercial losses, facility liability, fire subrogation, defective premises and contractor liability. Through experience and training, our lawyers have developed subspecialties which allows us to match our lawyers with the client’s specific needs.

Specific Areas of Premises Liability Defense

We represent clients ranging from local and national operators of commercial properties to restaurant owners, homeowners, and condominiums and apartment complexes.  No matter the circumstances, we are prepared to design a custom approach to defend your rights.

Our premises liability defense practice includes:

  • Premises defects
  • Contractor liability
  • Negligent premises repair
  • Commercial losses
  • Facility liability
  • Fire subrogation
  • Water runoff
  • Security implementation
  • Liquor Liability
  • Defamation

In addition to the defense of premises liability claims, we are ready to address common law indemnification and contractual disputes in order to seek financial recovery from responsible parties on behalf of insurers or other clients.

Our skills have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best firms in our state. We have a long list of organizations that have also recognized our skills.

Put Your Faith In Us

When it comes to defending your rights and your future in these cases, do not take any chances with the attorney you choose to represent your needs.

If you are ready to contact us to take your case, contact us at our offices in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg today. Call 412-261-3232 or 717-901-5916 or email us here to take the first step in building your case.