OpenJurist

Premises Liability Law Lawyers In Joelton Tennessee

Joelton is a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee. Joelton is located primarily in the northwestern portion of Davidson County along Interstate 24 (Exit 35) and junctions with U.S. Highway 431, but parts of Joelton bordering Exit 31 of Interstate 24 lie in Cheatham County. Governmentally, most of Joelton is in Metropolitan Nashville - Davidson County, but it retains a separate identity as a community. Joelton is a semi-rural community of farms and suburban neighborhoods 20 minutes north of Nashville. It sits on a ridge, called Paradise Ridge, and features hilly terrain. Germantown Hill is a business district at the "top of the hill" that marks the top of the ridge. A middle school and elementary school are located in Joelton. Local high school students are zone to attend either nearby Whites Creek High School in the Metropolitan Nashville school district or Sycamore Middle School and Sycamore High School in Pleasant View. Joelton High School closed its doors in 1980. Businesses in the area include Anderson & Garrett Funeral Home; Mazatlan, a Mexican restaurant; Pizza Done Right, Marcy's Restaurant, Taste of N'awlins, Tony's Foodland grocery store, Sun Trust bank, and Dairy Queen. As a part of Metro Nashville, Joelton is represented by one Metro Council member. Residents vote in mayoral and other city elections. Nashville city services are provided on a limited basis. The general services area includes city water, street maintenance and fire and police service. However, garbage pickup is not included. A fire station is located in the heart of Joelton, maintained by Metro Nashville. However, bookmobile service was canceled. Many homes are located on multi-acre lots. It is a mix of middle class and lower middle class, with mobile homes often sitting next to large, newer conventionally built homes. Some areas are zoned rural/agricultural and some are residential. Many people keep farm animals in the areas zoned for such. Several organic farms are located in the Joelton area. Justin Ashburn, an ARCA driver, is a notable resident. The town's ZIP code is 37080 and the area code is 615.

What is premises liability law?

Premises liability law is the body of law which makes the person who is in possession of land or premises responsible for certain injuries suffered by persons who are present on the premises. Cases involving people who have suffered an injury may include slip and fall accidents, injuries from inadequate maintenance, dangerous conditions that are not repaired or warned of, or injuries from inadequate security on a property.

Answers to premises liability law issues in Tennessee

A person who is lawfully on someone else's property and who is injured as a result of some negligence of that...

Because of the health problems caused by lead poisoning, the federal Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction...

Property owners may be liable for tenant health problems caused by exposure to environmental hazards, such as...

A landlord may be liable to the tenant--or others-for injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions on the...