Who’s responsible for an injury that happens on an unsafe property? That’s exactly the question our PA premises liability attorneys will help you answer. Then we’ll fight to get you all of the money you deserve.
Getting compensation for an accident caused by a negligent property owner isn’t easy, but the right lawyer can accomplish it. Making a premises liability case like yours a success requires a commitment to thoroughly investigating the accident and the perseverance to fight for the results you deserve, two of the qualities our law firm makes an important part of our process.
Wondering what exactly premises liability is? You’re not alone. The legal term may sound complicated, but the definition of premises liability doesn’t have to be.
Basically, premises liability refers to a property owner’s legal responsibility to maintain the property in a safe manner for guests or customers invited onto the premises.
All property owners, whether businesses or private citizens have this responsibility.
Basically, these property owners are required by law to make sure the area is free of the kind of hazards that can cause serious injuries like yours.
Premises liability accidents take different forms. Our Pennsylvania premises liability accident attorneys have seen just about any kind of premises case you can imagine during our more than 20 years of practicing law, so we have the experience to handle your claim.
Types of premises liability accidents include:
The injuries a dangerous property can cause can vary widely. So can the ways these accidents happen. But all premises liability cases have a few elements in common:
The success of a premises liability claim hinges on this concept of negligence.
What makes a property owner negligent? Mainly failing to meet that legal responsibility to keep the property safe,
Pennsylvania state law considers a negligent property owner responsible for the harm that resulted from their careless behavior. But just because the property owner is legally accountable doesn’t mean they will willingly hand over the money you’re entitled to.
Often, property owners will try to deny any responsibility for what happened. They may even try to blame you for the accident.
If you want the full amount of compensation for your injuries, then you’ll need to prove that the property owner was at fault for the accident. Your PA premises liability accident attorneys will do this as they pursue a personal injury claim for you.
Wondering how your premises liability case will progress? A claim will typically go through three phases: pre-litigation, litigation, and resolution.
Every claim is different. Once our premises liability attorneys in PA know the facts of your case, we can explain in more detail what to expect for your claim.
Premises liability claims are complicated. How do you know if your claim has the potential to be successful?
For one thing, you look at examples of other premises liability claims that have gotten results. You also need to choose the right lawyer for the case.
Just a few examples of our successful premises liability verdicts and settlements include:
Disclaimer: Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.