Practice Areas


Property owners face a constant risk of a premises liability claim. Given most property owners have purchased insurance that covers premises liability claims, claimants, and the attorneys who represent them, are quick to file premises liability lawsuits. Plaintiff’s attorneys continue to develop ever more creative theories of liability against property owners. Scrudder Bass attorneys represent numerous major retailers, apartment owners, and other public and private business establishments in cases alleging dangerous conditions, property defects, and liability for a third-party criminal assault. Our attorneys keep abreast of established and most recent legal precedents regarding property owners’ responsibilities to visitors. We are also well versed in litigation tactics and strategies most successful in convincing a jury that a property owner is not at fault and, more importantly, positioning the case for dismissal by motion.