Premises Liability is an area of law that governs the responsibility a property owner has for the proper safety expectations for the property under their control. A real property owner can be held responsible accidents, injury and incidents that happen on the premises under their control if they have in any way contributed to the danger that led to the injury. Premises liability issues have drastically improved over the years with smart reform and the introduction of stronger consumer protection measures. However, despite such significant improvements, there still remain many ever-present risks to those involved in premises liability incidents in the United States.
COMMON TYPES OF REAL PROPERTY:
- Retail Businesses
- Public Facilities
A property owner is responsible for ensuring that the premises under their control is reasonably safe for those who occupy their premises. This is true especially for commercial property, but also for personal property. A reasonably prudent property owner, must take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of others. They must ensuring top safety by guaranteeing stable walking conditions, the absence of dangerous ledges or steps and the provisions for sufficient lighting. If the property owner has in any way negligently contributed to a dangerous premises liability circumstance they can be held responsible for the damages caused.
DO YOU NEED HELP WITH A PREMISES LIABILITY LAWSUIT?
If you or a loved one have been involved in a premises liability incident and have experienced a physical injury, we encourage you to consult with our team as soon as possible. With our extensive knowledge and expertise, you can rest assured that should you choose to work with us, you will have legal representation that you can trust. All initial consultations are free, and we don’t charge any up-front fees for representation. We handle all fees on a contingency basis, meaning that unless we’re successful, you don’t have to pay us. Please contact us at (405)510.0077 for a free consultation.