Premises and Retail Liability Defense

At Porteous, Hainkel, and Johnson, we handle all types of premises and retail liability defense cases in Louisiana. From the merchant that becomes a defendant in a slip and fall claim, to the restaurant that faces a food borne illness claim, our attorneys have the experience to defend clients with a wide range of legal needs. Additionally, we aggressively defend cases involving public and private entities in state and federal courts.
We have extensive experience throughout the State of Louisiana defending cases involving:
• Parking lots
• Slip/Trip and fall accidents
• Hazards in stores and other areas
• Premises defects
• Maintenance issues
• Americans With Disabilities Act compliance
• Property damage
• Foreign substances in food
• Falling merchandise
Our attorneys work with witnesses and compile the necessary evidence in order to properly defend these cases. In addition to litigating retail claims, we also consult with merchants to discuss policies and procedures that can be implemented in order to avoid accidents and future claims.