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Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox holds the highest “gold standard” rating among trial lawyers.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

Fox Law, P.C. is a Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Firm specializing premises liability cases.  Fox Law holds the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ (5.0). This is the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, and a significant accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. If you are looking for one of the best Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyers, you have come to the right place.

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Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox speaks about his career as a top premises liability lawyer in Philadelphia

A practicing trial attorney for over 30 years, Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox spent much of his career retained by a fortune 500 company to defend their personal injury cases, including many premises liability cases.  We know how to defend premises liability cases.  And we know how to win them. This is a distinct advantage for our clients.


Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox brings with him a career as a top rated trial lawyer defending premises liability cases throughout the country for a Fortune 500 Company based in Philadelphia. Because of his broad background and experience as a defense attorney, John Fox knows how insurance companies defend premises liability cases, and he knows how to win them. This is a distinct advantage for our clients.

Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

John was the only attorney I’ve ever dealt with who was willing to fight to the end and not just settle at the first offer so he could count it as a win. I consider him a friend because he made me feel safe, confident, and secure. He was well informed and always took my calls whenever I called and If I left a message, he would always call back within 24hr. I highly recommend John Fox, I would give him any case I have. He is trustworthy and a master at his craft. Thanks for everything John.” ~Carol Henderson  Click on Google 5 Star Rating or Click Here for More Great Reviews.


Premises Liability is where a property owner or landlord fails to maintain their property and is held responsible for injuries sustained as a result of their negligence. Premises liability injuries usually lead to extended hospital stays and therapy appointments.

Premises liability cases require that the owner or landlord knew or should have known of the defective or hazardous condition.  This is the true test of a premises liability case. The owner or landlord’s duty of care also varies depending on whether the injured person is a business invitee, a licensee, or a trespasser. A business invitee is required to inspect and correct dangerous conditions, whereas as a licensee or guest, the owner or landlord has a duty to correct or to warn, but does not have a duty to inspect. The duty to a trespasser is limited to intentional or reckless injury, with some exceptions, such as an attractive nuisance in the case of a child trespasser. For example, a child attracted to a swimming pool or a known sledding area on a golf course might fall into a higher duty of care than a trespasser.

Philadelphia Premises Liability LawyerIt is important to secure evidence and surveillance videos immediately following a premises liability accident.

Common types of Premises Liability cases are:

  • Dog bite injuries
  • Slip, trip or fall injuries
  • Swimming pool injuries
  • Retail store injuries
  • Restaurant injuries
  • Apartment complex injuries
  • Gas Station injuries
  • Unsafe property injuries


Pennsylvania is a Comparative Negligence jurisdiction and follows the modified comparative negligence 51% rule. This means that Pennsylvania is a plaintiff-friendly state. In Pennsylvania, a plaintiff can be up to 50% responsible for their injury and still collect damages in a premises liability claim.  If a plaintiff is determined to be more than 50% responsible for their injury, they are not able to recover damages for their injury. In the case of comparative negligence, the award is reduced by the percentage that the defendant is found negligent. For example, if the defendant is found to be 60% negligent and the plaintiff is 40% negligent and the award is $100,000, the award will be reduced to $60,000.


If you would like to discuss your case with Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer John Fox, please call 215-568-6868 for a Free Case Evaluation today.

We make a recovery for you or it’s free.” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Premises Liability Lawyer

Fox Law, P.C.
100 North 18th Street, Suite #2030
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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