Premises Liability

Has an accident on someone else’s property taken a toll on your life physically, emotionally, or financially?

Under premises liability law, you may be entitled to compensation.

Find out how attorney Bill Kendall in Reno, NV, can help you achieve justice.

What Is Premises Liability?

A premises liability case involves a person being injured on another party’s property. When you visit certain places in Nevada, you have a right to expect that the property is safe and free of hazard. But not all property owners keep their premises free from danger, and a slip and fall or other accident can result in serious injuries. If you have fallen while at the mall, a casino, a government building, or even while on private property, we can help you collect compensation for your personal injury. Our premises liability attorney at the Law Office of William R. Kendall offers legal representation for victims of all types of personal injury, including those relating to premises liability. We also handle wrongful death cases with the utmost sensitivity.

Why Should I Hire a Premises Liability Attorney?


If you have suffered due to an owner’s oversight, you deserve to be fairly compensated for your injuries. They are required to maintain a safe environment and must be held accountable for any negligence that causes harm to those who have a legal right to enter the property. 


An owner’s insurance company or attorney can be challenging to deal with. They may try to minimize their liability by trying to falsify your claims that a dangerous condition was present. It is crucial to have a lawyer who can stand up for you and present proof of negligence. Bill Kendall helps victims collect maximum restitution for injuries by building a compelling evidence-based case that proves liability.

Peace of Mind

Building a premises liability case can be virtually impossible without an advanced knowledge of the law. We want you to focus on healing without worrying about the details of your claim. Bill Kendall handles every aspect of your case from start to finish in order to achieve the best possible outcome on your behalf.

What Losses Could a Premises Liability Claim Cover?

Premises liability claims can help you handle mounting costs from your accident. While there are no guarantees, our premises liability lawyer  can fight against property owners and insurance companies for damages like:

  • Therapy
  • Long-Term Care
  • Medical Bills
  • Lost Wages
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Funeral Costs

Property Owners Have a Duty to Maintain Safety

Owners are required to notify visitors of any hazardous conditions such as wet floors. Personal injury lawyer Bill Kendall understands premises liability and can help you collect compensation if you suffer a slip and fall.

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Premises Liability and Personal Injury Lawyer Attorney Bill Kendall

Whether you’re going to the mall, to the casino, or eating at a restaurant, you have a right to expect these areas to be safe. If you’ve been injured due to a property owner's carelessness and are seeking compensation, premises liability lawyer Bill Kendall is here to help. To find out if you have grounds for a premises liability lawsuit, email us to set up a consultation or call our Reno, NV, injury law office at: 

(775) 324-6464

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"Thank you, Bill." Reno, NV, Trusts Our Premises Liability Attorney


Michael Fox

Reno, NV


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Bill Kendall was a BIG help with my case. He listened to the issue and took an interest in solving the problem. I had great results due to his help. Thank you, Bill

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Michael Barnes

Reno, NV


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Bill Kendall took on our recent car accident case, with the other driver at fault. He was knowledgeable, professional and diligent in getting our case settled to our complete satisfaction, and out of court. We highly recommend his services!

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What Premises Liability Means For Property Owners

When you are on someone else's property and have a legal right to be there, you have a right to expect that the premises poses no danger to you. Trespassers may also have a case if it can be proven that the owner intentionally harmed them, the owner was aware of their presence and failed to provide warning of danger, or if the trespasser is a child.

A property owner's duties include:

  • Maintaining even walking surfaces
  • Keeping flooring clean and dry
  • Providing security
  • Keeping the premises properly lit

Establishing a case requires not only proving negligence and liability, but also proving that your injuries are directly related. Many victims of an owner's carelessness suffer physical injuries that require both immediate medical attention and ongoing care. The negligent party is responsible for the repayment of these costs as well as lost wages and other losses. Bill Kendall in Reno is prepared to help make certain you collect what you are owed.

Owners Are Responsible for Their Animals

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Part of maintaining a safe premises involves keeping animals under control. If you suffer a dog bite, Bill Kendall can help you collect maximum compensation.

Choose the Right Premises Liability Lawyer

You need an attorney who will listen, communicate, and fight for the best outcome. Mr. Kendall provides free case reviews so that you can determine if he is the right legal advocate for you.

Many injured clients have turned to Bill Kendall over the years because they work directly with him on their case, and receive regular communication. This personalized approach has led to many successful outcomes that have allowed victims to rebuild and move on with their lives in the wake of a serious, preventable injury.

If you have been injured due to poorly maintained property and other types of owner negligence, you have recourse. Contact our Reno, NV, personal injury law firm for a free consultation or call

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Mr. Kendall began practicing in Nevada in 1994. Since then, he has fought tenaciously for premises liability and personal injury cases like yours.

"He got me more money than I anticipated." Reno, NV, Clients Believe in Our Law Firm


Imani Adem

Reno, NV


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Excellent lawyer, highly recommend.

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Cassidy Kimball

Reno, NV


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Bill did an absolutely great job and got me more money than I had initially anticipated. He's not afraid to say things how they are and will fight for you to get compensated fairly. His fees were more than justified.

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Requirements For a Premises Liability Case in Nevada

To have a qualifying premises liability claim against a property owner in Nevada, you must prove the following:
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You had permission to be on the property. You are a visitor or guest on the premises, formally known as an invitee in premises liability law. An invitee is anyone invited to the property or business for the benefit of the owner. For example, a casino or mall in Reno, NV, grants permission for individuals to be there. If you are a trespasser, a successful claim will be much more difficult to substantiate.
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A dangerous condition was present on the property. Whether it was a tripping hazard, gas leak, or lack of a security guard, you must prove that a hazardous condition was present on the property. We will collect all information to help prove the existence of a dangerous condition.
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The owner knew about, or should have known about, the dangerous condition. Owners can notify visitors of danger by posting signs, blocking off hazardous areas, or fixing the problem. If the owner hasn’t been proactive in fixing issues or maintaining a safe environment, you may qualify for a lawsuit.

Property owners have a responsibility

to make attractive nuisances, such as swimming pools, inaccessible to children who are too young to know better than to enter a private property uninvited.

Snow or Ice Can Be Hazardous to Drivers and Pedestrians

Property owners must be especially vigilant about snow and ice on their premises.

Because snow and ice can cause car accidents as well as slip and falls, they can be especially dangerous.

If you have been injured as a result of ice or snow on somebody else's property, reach out to premises liability attorney Bill Kendall.

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Chris Salerno

Reno, NV


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Mr Kendall did the legal work for my motorcycle accident and I’m super happy with his work. He got me an excellent settlement, far more than I was expecting to get. I highly recommend him.

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Premises Liability FAQ

If you were injured on somebody else's property, we know you probably have countless questions about what to do next, how long it might take to achieve justice, and more. When it comes to getting substantial answers to these questions, there is no substitute for an in-person consultation with a personal injury lawyer about filing a premises liability claim. Until you are able to speak with Bill Kendall in Reno, we have provided some answers to frequently asked questions to give you a frame of reference:

It's obvious who is at fault. Do I really need a lawyer?

Many personal injury victims think that their case is a "slam dunk," but no case is that way. Anyone who tries to file a premises liability claim and pursue compensation on their own is going to hit a brick wall. They’re often treated very rudely, and decide they need to get a premises liability attorney. In most cases, it’s not too late. Whether your accident occurred yesterday or you are already encountering major obstacles in trying to pursue justice alone, get in touch with Bill Kendall's law firm today.

How long do I have to file a claim?

Nevada grants a period of two years from the date of the injury to file a personal injury claim. This might sound like a generous time allotment, but it's important to understand that as time passes, evidence only becomes more difficult to collect. The sooner you consult a personal injury attorney about filing a premises liability claim, the sooner they can go to work building a case for maximum restitution.

I think I am partially to blame for my injury on somebody else's property. Do I have a case?

You might. Nevada recognizes the principle of comparative negligence, meaning that if you were no more than 50% responsible for the injury, you can still collect compensation for your losses. For example, if your total losses equal $100,000 and you are determined to be 45% responsible for the injury, you could still collect up to $65,000 (65% of the total losses). Bill Kendall can make all the difference in your case by demonstrating exactly how much responsibility the other party carries for your losses.

My young child wandered onto a neighbor's property and was injured. They didn't have permission to be there, but our losses are significant. Do I have a case?

Possibly. Property owners have a responsibility to make attractive nuisances, such as swimming pools, inaccessible to children who are too young to know better than to enter a private property uninvited. If it can be demonstrated that the property owner did not take adequate measures to keep young children from entering the property by building a fence or other deterrent, and that the child was too young to understand that they should not enter the property, you may be eligible for compensation.

My injury happened at a friend's house and I don't want to make trouble for them. Should I just let it go?

No. It's important to remember that this isn't a case of you versus your friend; it's you versus their insurer, who will almost certainly try to pay you as little as possible in order to move on quickly and cheaply. Bill Kendall is a Reno premises liability lawyer who can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf, and if they do not agree to a reasonable settlement, he will not hesitate to take the case to court.

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Reno, NV


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He is the best. He knows what he's doing and provides excellent explanation in "hard to understand" stuff. Also he's a great guy all around. I recommend him a lot.

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Kenia Martinez

Reno, NV


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Bill is the best! He is so easy to talk to, explains everything so well with understanding. You can tell he cares for his clients. My whole case, as difficult as it was, was handled with such ease, no stress. I couldn’t have asked for anything more. Definitely recommend, THE BEST IN TOWN.

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William R. Kendall, Esq.

Law Office of William R. Kendall

The Law Office of William R. Kendall has served the legal needs of Reno, NV, for over 25 years. As your personal injury lawyer, Bill Kendall can provide his counsel for a range of legal issues including:

  • Car Accidents
  • Casino Injuries 
  • Slip and Fall
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Truck Accidents
  • Dog Bites

To schedule a free consultation today, contact Bill Kendall online or call (775) 324-6464​.

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"We have used Bill's services through the years. You will not find an attorney more professional, honest and caring. He has consistently resolved our issues. We would highly recommend his services to all." Deborah D.

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