Any dangerous property condition, no matter where it takes place, can result in litigation if someone is injured on the property. Accidents that occur offshore are not exempt from premises liability lawsuits, if an equipment or property owner is determined to be at fault. Additionally, parties that may have contributed to the hazardous conditions can also be held liable for any injuries.
Laws in Georgia exist to protect people from dangerous property conditions and hopefully prevent an accident. If someone is hurt as a result of property owner negligence, the injured person has the right to seek compensation for his or her medical expenses. Local and state legal authorities would much rather keep a dangerous condition from happening instead, which is why property owners must adhere to a set of rules regarding their property and equipment.