It's one of the most common questions our law firm is asked after a slip and fall injury: Who's responsible? It's a great question that doesn't always have an obvious answer. It involves the legal term "premises liability."
Premises liability is the legal responsibility of owners to ensure their property is safe and free from hazardous conditions. This includes removing tripping hazardous, cleaning up slippery floors, lighting outdoor areas appropriately, and much more.
Suffering an injury can be extremely expensive and frustrating, especially when it happens because of another person's negligence. You can recover compensation for your medical bills, lost time at work, and more.
There are 3 distinct types of premises liability. Each one pertains to the property owner, because a homeowner is different from a landlord, who is different from a business owner. The 3 types are as follows:
For a property owner to be held liable for an injury suffered through a slip and fall on their land, one or all of the following must be true:
Our experienced legal professionals are standing by to help you recover the money you lost due to an injury. Because property owners are responsibility for the safety of their guests, customers, and tenants, you may be able to recover compensation for the following:
We're standing by 24/7 to help with your case. Give us a call at 1-866-943-3427 for a free legal consultation. We'll answer your questions and determine the best course of action for you.