Premises Liability

For decades Strong Pipkin has provided defense to business owners and industry in premises liability cases.  Strong Pipkin’s trial lawyers have developed expertise in defending and managing a wide range of premises liability cases, including: 

Counsel for business owner in a major fire case involving 25 deaths and 75 injury claims

Counsel for pipeline company in suits arising from fires and explosions

Represented a manufacturing facility in which a fire and explosion resulted in severe burns and death

Represented 25 premises owners in the first premises liability asbestos litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs

Successfully defended through verdict and appeal a major oil company against premises liability allegations by a truck driver with leukemia who claimed benzene exposure

Successfully defended through verdict and appeal a major oil company in a claim that our client negligently exposed a contractor to silica

Some of our clients rely on us to be the first responders when an accident occurs involving their facilities or personnel.  We have specifically developed guidelines for working with investigators and third parties such as OSHA when circumstances call for immediate action.  We have a broad range of experience in knowing how our clients operate and being able to bring that expertise to bear in the factual development of a case whether it might involve injury to a craftsman in a refinery or a nurse in a health care facility.  Our resources include ready contacts with all types of experts who may be necessary to support a premises liability defense.