Premises Liability

When you visit another person’s property, they have a duty to ensure your safety and freedom from injury during your stay. If you are injured in a premises liability accident, you have a right to compensation under the law. The attorneys at Kalfayan Merjanian will fight for your legal rights in a premises liability case and get you the maximum settlement award you deserve for your injuries. Contact us today for a consultation.

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
  • Fires
  • 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.

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Premises Liability: Don’t let guilt stop you from getting justice

Misfortune can strike anytime and anywhere. What happens when you are visiting someone’s house or working in an office, and you get injured? Who is to be held liable- the property owner? These cases fall under premises liability cases, but not all accidents can be classified under this legal stipulation.
Premises liability cases are highly intricate and require thorough investigation to prove that the owner is to be held responsible. Attorneys at California Trial have immense experience in handling such cases. Specific instances where premises liability cases are permissible are slip and fall, toxic fume inhalation, dog bite, swimming pool accident, and escalator and elevator accidents.
Do not be deterred away from approaching us for legal help, as often victims feel guilty in pressing charges. However, you must take your stand, and those responsible for your miseries must pay under the law of California. Contact us for a free consultation.

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