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What is Premises Liability in Florida?> Why Hire Elstein Legal?>

If you were injured on someone else’s property, consider reaching out to a qualified Delray Beach premises liability lawyer today. Our team at Elstein Legal has substantial experience in holding property owners accountable for their negligence.

What is Premises Liability in Florida?

Premises liability is a type of negligence statute that makes a property owner responsible for injuries that occur on their estate. To determine whether a property owner is liable for a person’s injuries, that individual needs to be labeled according to their purpose for entering the property.

Property owners most often owe some duty of care to two types of people:


An invitee is an individual that received a direct invitation from the owner, the property is open to the public, or they were on the property to conduct business with the owner. People in this category can include customers in a grocery store, museum, or another place of recreation. It also includes employees and people who are invited onto the property for social reasons.

Property owners are likely accountable for injuries to an invitee when the owner intentionally caused injury to the invitee, failed to warn the invitee of a known hazard, or failed to maintain reasonably safe conditions on the property.


These are individuals who are on the premises for their convenience, pleasure, or benefit. Their presence is tolerated or permitted by the property owner. An example of a licensee would be a guest at a party, or a family member or friend visiting.

Property owners responsible for injuries to a licensee when the injury was caused by gross or wanton negligence or there is a known danger that the property failed to warn the licensee about.


A trespasser enters another person’s property for reasons of self-interest, without a license, permission, or invitation. In this case, the owner’s responsibilities are more complex.

It is highly recommended to work with an attorney to define the liable party, as well as what losses could potentially be compensated.

Why Choose Elstein Legal to Represent your Case?

Since opening Elstein Legal in 2018, Miami personal injury attorney Brian L. Elstein has recovered millions on behalf of his deserving clients. A cum laude graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Brian Elstein honed his skills early as a member of the Nova Trial Association.

Today, he is recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in Florida and has been selected to the 2022-2023 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine – a distinction given to only 2.5% of attorneys in Florida, and named 2022 Best Litigation Attorney by

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