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Premises Liability Archives

Fatal Bridgeport fire shows importance of inspections

A devastating home or apartment fire can be one of a family’s worst fears. Not only do residents need to worry about their own safety in a fire, but they can be left homeless and without possessions if they manage to escape with their lives. It is important for Connecticut residents to have functional smoke detectors in their homes. However, whose responsibility is it to ensure fire prevention and detection methods are working, when someone is renting a home?

Black Friday shopping injuries

Like many people, you may consider Black Friday an important part of your Thanksgiving weekend. Because Black Friday is a busy shopping day, you have a greater chance of incurring an injury. At McCoy and McCoy, we know it is important for you to understand how these injuries occur.

Premises liability for Halloween

When Connecticut homeowners think about Halloween, they may only think about what kind of candy to give to trick-or-treaters. However, the holiday also provides the opportunity for people to be hurt on your property. It is important to know what you can do to make your property safe for trick-or-treaters and other guests.

Autumn premises hazards

A company is responsible for ensuring that their premises are safe at all times of the year. However, autumn in Connecticut can present extra risks. At McCoy and McCoy, we know it is important for you to know which hazards you should be aware of during the autumn.

Premises Liability for Airbnb

Many Connecticut homeowners enjoy the convenience of Airbnb when they travel. However, they may not have considered the fine details of renting out their home, such as the effect on their homeowners insurance or the responsibility for a renter's injuries. Before listing their house through home-sharing services, it is important for people to understand these details.

Homeowner liability for swimming pools

When Connecticut homeowners put a swimming pool into their backyard, they do not always consider what might happen if someone is injured. However, people can easily be hurt around pools, and it is important for homeowners to understand how to prevent these injuries and when they might be liable.

Understanding your liability coverage

When you purchase a house, you generally think about the happy memories your family will create, not the things which might go wrong. Yet accidents might happen at your home and there may be times when guests consider you liable for their injuries. At McCoy and McCoy, we know how important it is for you to understand your liability coverage.

Unsafe train car platform leads to conductor’s fall injuries

When news of slip-and-fall injury cases breaks in Hartford, many may be willing to give property owners the benefit of the doubt given that it seems impossible to keep their eyes on every one of their guests. At the same time, however, one might assume that they are constantly mindful of the safety and well-being of any employees or agents that they expect to be working in or around their grounds. While it may be understandable that an accident or mishap during the day can cause an unsafe condition, not ensuring that an employee’s work area is safe and secure prior to the commencement of operations may seem baffling to some.