Your Rights in a Premises Liability Case
We work to negotiate a fair settlement for your injuries.
When you on another person’s property, they have a responsibility to keep you safe and free from injury. If their property is inadequately maintained, you can easily get hurt. These accidents are not your fault, and you need to an attorney to help you with your premises liability case. The lawyers at Kalfayan Merjanian are experienced in premises liability suits and they can recover compensation for your injuries.
The laws for premises liability state that property owners must keep their premises safe at all times. They should be aware of any dangers and do their part to warn you of these hazards. When you are injured on someone else’s property, you have a right to compensation if the property owner was negligent and failed to keep the property safe.
When you visit another person’s premises, it is considered that you are an invited guest. The law also provides for protection for trespassers and licensees such as salespeople or contractors. There also special laws that govern the protection of children when on another person’s premises.
The lawyers at KM can help you understand the laws for premises liability and work with an insurance company to negotiate a fair settlement for your injuries. They know how to fight premises liability claims and get you compensation for your injuries.
Types of Premises Liability Cases
There are a variety of ways that you can be hurt on another person’s premises. All areas of the property need to be safe or marked as a hazard during your entire stay. If you were to visit a location and the weather changed during your visit, it is the responsibility of the premises owner make the area safe for visitors. This may include maintaining wet or slippery floors and sidewalks. Owners also need to ensure your safety with proper lighting and visibility, so you do not hurt yourself when arriving or departing the property.
Some of the most common premises liability issues include:
- Slip and falls
- Weather-related accidents
- Poor property maintenance
- Defective conditions
- Elevator and escalator accidents
- Dog bites
- Swimming pool dangers
- Amusement park hazards
- Water accidents
- Chemical and fume injuries
The lawyers at KM will prove the negligence of a property owner in your premises liability case. They will build a case that establishes the property owner’s fault and they’ll fight for your rights in court. If you are injured in a premises liability accident, be sure to take photos of the scene to show the owner’s negligence. These photos will be valuable in your court case and help you receive the maximum settlement award for your injuries.
If you have been injured on another person’s property, you need a lawyer that will help you with your premises liability case. The attorneys at KM can help determine if you are a victim of a premises liability case and get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries.