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premises

n. 1) in real estate, land and the improvements on it, a building, store, shop, apartment, or other designated structure. The exact premises may be important in determining if an outbuilding (shed, cabana, detached garage) is insured or whether a person accused of burglary has actually entered a structure. 2) in legal pleading, premises means "all that has hereinabove been stated," as in a prayer (request) at the end of a complaint asking for "any further order deemed proper in the premises" (an order based on what has been stated in the complaint.) (See: real estate, structure)

premises

(Buildings), noun aedificium, bounds, domus, dwellings, edifices, grounds, homes, house with the grounds belonging to it, land, limits, lodgings, piece of land, place, property, quarters, real estate, structures, tract of land
Associated concepts: premises liability

premises

(Hypotheses), noun affirmations, assertions, assumed positions, axioms, bases, foundations, grounds, positions, postulates, principia, terms, theorems, theses
See also: apartment, area, building, edifice, land, part, place, property, province, structure

PREMISES. that which is put before. The word has several significations; sometimes it means the statements which have been before made; as, I act upon these premises; in this sense, this word may comprise a variety of subjects, having no connexion among themselves; 1 East, R. 456; it signifies a formal part of a deed; and it is made to designate an estate.

PREMISES, estates. Lands and tenements are usually, called premises, when particularly spoken of; as, the premises will be sold without reserve. 1 East, R. 453.

PREMISES, conveyancing. That part in the beginning of a deed, in which are set forth the names of the parties, with their titles and additions, and in which are recited such deeds, agreements, or matters of fact, as are necessary to explain the reasons upon which the contract then entered into is founded; and it is here also the consideration on which it is made, is set down, and the certainty of the thing granted. 2 Bl. Com. 298. The technical meaning of the premises in a deed, is every thing which precedes the habendum. 8 Mass. R. 174; 6 Conn. R. 289. Vide Deed.

PREMISES, equity pleading. That part of a bill usually denominated the stating part of the bill. It contains a narrative of the facts and circumstances of the plaintiff's case, and the wrongs of which he complains, and the names of the persons by whom done, and against whom he seeks redress. Coop. Eq. Pl..9; Bart. Suit in equity, 27; Mitf. Eq. Pl. by Jeremy, 43; Story, Eq. Pl. Sec. 27; 4 Bouv, Inst. n. 4158.

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Premises liability includes a duty of reasonable care to all entrants and has its roots in the latter half of the twentieth century when most jurisdictions abandoned the tripartite system of apportioning liability to entrants based on their relationship to the landowner.
We have successfully handled personal injury cases and have been able to obtain a jury verdict in excess of $1,000,000 in a premises liability case and a recent settlement for $1,000,000.
In the premises liability category, the median award against owners or operators of industry property was the highest, at $280,300, followed by government entities at $119,315 and $90,000 for recreational facilities.
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Topics covered include eminent domain and just compensation, water rights, real estate antitrust cases, zoning, premises liability, broker commissions and disclosure obligations, brownfields, environmental issues, adverse possession, property "flipping," public access and violations of the Fair Housing Act, among others.
Premises liability, debt collection and frivolous suits are among the hot button issues that worry the nation's real estate managers.
His premises liability claim was based on his contention that on or about October 25, 2001, the hospital failed to keep its premises in a safe and sanitary condition as a result of which he incurred a staph infection.
Corporate Security joins Private Security Case Law Reporter, Security Law Newsletter, Premises Liability Report and our "Avoiding Liability" casebook series in our Securities Publications Group, giving us the broadest range of information resources for the security professional available from any source," Ossoff said.
The next version of the product will provide a consistent way to investigate premises liability such as slip, trip and fall accidents, Dauler said.
1 on behalf of 14-year-old Allie Haynes and her parents, John and Suzan, alleges negligence, premises liability, product liability and negligent infliction of emotional distress and also names PONY Baseball Inc.
Dennison has a wide range of experience in construction defect, construction accidents, premises liability, trucking liability, product liability, and defamation.
Kutchin is recognized for his defense of companies in personal injury claims, focusing on the construction industry, and on the defense of premises liability and general negligence claims.