What is Premises Liability?

Property owners have certain responsibilities under local, state, and federal regulations. While these laws can vary, the ground rule is similar, regardless of where an accident occurs. The owners have an obligation to properly maintain their property to ensure the safety of the visitors. Failure to maintain safe properties can result in serious accidents.

If some type of unsafe or faulty condition on someone’s property injures you, you have the right to pursue compensation. You must prove the property owner knew or should have known about the unsafe condition, and still failed to remedy the situation.

Examples of Premises Liability Cases

Premises liability cases arise from one core fact — an accident occurred on a property that belongs to, or is operated by, a person or entity other than the injured.

Common premises liability accidents include:

  • Slip and falls
  • Inadequate maintenance of property
  • Faulty staircase
  • Electrocution
  • Defective sidewalks
  • Insufficient security at a venue

Regardless of where your premises liability accident took place, remember that the property owner had a duty to maintain a safe premise to prevent an accident. if the premises owner failed to take the steps to ensure the property was in proper working condition, you may be eligible for compensation.

Common Injuries

When property owners fail to make or keep their premises hazard-free, you may be the one dealing with the consequences. Some injuries sustained can lead to life-altering damages.

Common types of injuries include:

  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Electrocution
  • Burns
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Neck injuries

Pursuing a premises liability case can be complicated. Liability can be difficult to prove. Each situation is unique and the laws vary depending on your accident. However, no case is too small to be evaluated by an experienced premises liability attorney.

If you or a loved one has sustained injuries on someone else’s property, you have every right to recover damages. Discuss your case with a knowledgeable member of our team to have a better understanding of your case. Our dedicated injury lawyers are here to help you get back on your feet after your accident. Give us a call at 1-800-881-2021 any hour of the day.

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