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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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The trial court did not state in so many words that it found plaintiff's claim to be exclusively one for premises liability and not negligence, but it did impliedly so hold, and that was the correct conclusion.
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When handling premises liability claims, this will involve discerning whether a land owner or the party contracted to provide services to a land owner is liable for the losses being presented.
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.