Miso, Inc. v. Dias et al. Worcester Superior Court 2013-01040 Full market value of automotive garage destroyed by gasoline explosion recovered on behalf of property owner from tenant’s out of state insurer. With the assistance of fire recreation and real estate appraisal experts, firm presented compelling evidence of tenant’s negligence and pressed claims for unfair […]
Category: Premises Liability
A recent personal injury case demonstrates that commercial property owners simply cannot be too cautious when it comes to ensuring their status as an additional insured on certificates issued to their tenants and contractors.
Significant legal precedent has developed in Massachusetts recently concerning liability for personal injuries resulting from defective or unsafe conditions found on commercial and residential properties.
Strategic negotiation and representation is necessary when presenting any sizeable claim, whether the claim is being submitted and processed under a homeowner’s or general liability insurance policy, a professional liability policy, or directly to a company that utilizes a third party claims management services.
We recognize that there is sometimes confusion as to the rights and responsibilities inherent to condo ownership and management.
Owners and landlords of commercial and residential property should have their premises inspected for full compliance with all applicable codes and regulations — or face potentially severe penalties if and when a person is injured as a result of code violations.
Commercial tenants and landlords alike will find a recent Massachusetts case instructive as to the limits of liability to be imposed on corporate property owners in actions for negligence/premises liability.