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New York: Premises Owner/Employer Might Be Liable for Negligence in Parking Lot Injury
Posted on 6 Jan 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A New York employer, who, in her individual capacity, also owned the building where the employer and other tenants leased space, was not entitled to summary judgment on the employee’s negligence claim since questions of fact existed concerning whether... Read More

California: Correctional Officer’s Premises Liability Suit Might Be Barred by Bunkhouse Rule
Posted on 6 Feb 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In a premises liability suit brought against the state by a correctional officer, a California appellate court held it was error for a trial court to grant summary judgment to the state on the basis of the “premises line” exception to the... Read More

Federal: Employee of “Non-Subscribing” Texas Employer May Sue for Negligence; He Need Not Maintain Premises Liability Action
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Construing Texas law, a federal district court has held that an employee of a “non-subscribing employer” under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act could maintain a negligence action against the employer following a slip and fall incident... Read More