Jessica Relyea 

Managing Partner


KP&M attorneys have extensive experience in successfully defending owners, operators and managers of commercial properties in premises liability actions in both state and federal courts, in trials, appeals, arbitration and mediation. We have represented homeowners, contractors, developers, retail stores, restaurants, landlords, apartment complexes, nursing homes, schools and many other commercial businesses in a variety of claims including:

  • Slip/Trip-and-Falls
  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Third-Party Physical Attacks
  • Falling Objects
  • Fires
  • Lead-Based-Paint Poisoning
  • Exploding and Malfunctioning Appliances and/or Machinery
  • Dog Attacks
  • Negligent Design and Maintenance
  • Electrical Failures
  • Automatic Doors, Elevators, and Escalator Failures
  • Violation of Local Ordinances and Building Codes
  • Other alleged dangerous conditions on the premises

In an ever-more litigious culture, property owners and those who insure them have a tremendous responsibility to safeguard their business, assets and reputation by engaging experienced and creative attorneys who are familiar with the most up-to-date statutes and legal rulings affecting the defense of premises liability claims. At KP&M, we combine adept knowledge of evolving laws with the invaluable experience that comes from working with those courts, judges, and opposing attorneys routinely involved with such cases, providing a clear advantage for a successful defense. KP&M skillfully communicates with business owners and operators, insurance carriers, claims representatives, and medical experts to adequately address concerns raised during a pending litigation and support our clients throughout the process. By choosing our legal team as your premises liability claims experts, you are assured timely and proactive guidance based on industry-leading experience.