The field of premises liability law deals with the responsibility of property owners and managers to maintain safe premises, free of conditions that result in traumatic accidents.
On the Property of Another
Many types of premises and injuries may be the subjects of a premises liability case. Any injury that happens on the property of another individual or corporate entity may be eligible for a legal remedy.
Injuries and fatalities can be due to chaotic conditions on a property, inadequate security or safeguards, malfunctioning equipment such as elevators , an attacking animal, or a variety of other causes.
Many Types of Injuries
The most common types of premises injuries include:
Elevator, escalator, and automatic door accidents
Swimming pool accidents
Sexual battery due to inadequate security
Private and Public Places
The owners/managers of both public and private properties have the duty to maintain safe premises.
Whether you are an invited guest in a home, or shopping at a mall, or enjoying your vacation at a hotel, your injuries may be eligible for compensation. Typical sites of premise liability cases.
Compensation for Losses
A skilled premises liability attorney works to recover compensation for a client's injuries and losses by negotiating with the defendant parties, and by going to trial if necessary.
The input of premises liability experts such as industrial hygienists, safety engineers, property management experts and architects is used by an attorney to identify and prove the cause of the injury or fatality.
Your attorney will also help determine the fair monetary compensation for your losses. These losses, as in other types of personal injury cases, may include: