Whenever you are on someone else’s property, it is their responsibility to make sure that the property and its grounds are reasonably safe. If the property was unsafe and you or someone you know has been injured in an accident due to negligence, you may be entitled to legal compensation. Occupier’s liability and premises liability claims can arise from negligence in the following areas:
- Snow or ice that has been uncleared
- Slippery surfaces
- Poor lighting
- Merchandise falling in a store
- Hidden hazards
- Dangerous conditions
It is important to note that the maintenance standards as well as the liability laws are different for private and public property. This makes the place where the injury occurred of utmost importance. Getting a lawyer in such an event is very important because we work closely with experts who can help determine what or who is the responsible party where your injuries are concerned. With this information we are better able to fight for you so that you receive just compensation for your loss.
You can put in a personal injury claim in the case of injuries sustained as a result of:
- Defective sidewalks
- Accidents on the staircase
- Electrocution or faulty electric wiring
- Insufficient security
- If you slip and fall
- Wet walkways or walkways that have snow
- Violations of building codes
- Use of shoddy materials
- Poor construction
Even though some of the personal injuries that involve premises liability may not be as noticeable or as dramatic as motor vehicle accidents, they are still able to cause serious injuries with repercussions for years to come. Personal injuries arising in premises may include the following:
- Injuries to the neck and head
- Injuries to the spine
- Broken bones
Nobody should have to suffer these injuries in silence. We can be the voice that speaks up for you in this very difficult time. Our lawyers will be happy to carry out an investigation to determine what the cause of your injury is and armed with the necessary evidence, to then pursue justice in the form of compensation, for you.
We take personal injury claims very seriously and handle them professionally and with utmost compassion. Our goal is to make sure that you get compensation for damages, suffering, pain and also for your future needs. Contact us today and let us give you a listening ear. The initial consultation and case evaluation is completely free of charge, without any obligation.