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Premises Liability

The attorneys at Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey represent retail stores, hotels, stadium and arena operators, private and commercial property owners, lessors/lessees, and private, commercial, and institutional premise operators on matters involving claims such as:

  • Conditions of the premises (exterior: sidewalk and parking lot surface defects or conditions, such as ice/snow, uneven pavement or other surface defects) and interior (spilled substances, slippery surfaces, employee negligence)
  • Professional liability within the retail industry and specific to individual retailers such as retail chain pharmacy negligence, and sales misrepresentations
  • Inadequate security
  • Claims for sales of defective products, and vendors endorsements
  • Landlord–tenant lease agreement obligations such as duties to defend and/or indemnify
  • Indemnification clauses in vendor contracts
  • Additional insured requirements in vendor contracts

In addition to defending claims, Ricci Tyrrell attorneys offer their clients risk-management and consulting expertise. These services include evaluation of security and surveillance systems, training of employees, preparation of incident reporting forms and evaluation of incident data trends.

Practice Group Members: John E. Tyrrell, Francis J. Grey, Jr., James W. Johnson, Michael T. Droogan, Jr., Rebecca E. Leonard, Monica V. Pennisi Marsico, Patrick J. McStravick, Jason M. Avellino, Tracie Bock Medeiros


1515 Market Street, Suite 1800
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-320-3260
Fax: 215-320-3261
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New Jersey

Willow Ridge Executive Park
Suite 202B Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: 856-810-8860
Fax: 856-810-8861
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1199 Lancaster Avenue, Suite 101
Berwyn, PA 19312
Phone: 610-429-0582
Fax: 484-328-3146
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New York

445 Hamilton Ave, Suite 1102
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-358-3581
Fax: 914-358-3582
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500 Grant Street, Suite 2900
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412 -515-1442
Fax: 412-515-1515
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