There are many safety risks that can arise on private or public property, and owners have a legal obligation to keep their visitors safe.
Injuries resulting from unsafe conditions can range from minor cuts and bruises to more serious injuries that lead to lasting disabilities or even death.
Understanding the duty of care that property owners have and the laws related to premises liability helps you get compensated for injuries and other damages in a court of law.
When Property Becomes Dangerous
Not all safety risks can be prevented. So it’s important to understand when a property owner can be held liable for your injuries.
Common factors that make properties dangerous include poor or inadequate maintenance and repairs, faulty construction or design, and the use of substandard or defective materials.
You can seek compensation for injuries when the negligence of property owners or managers contributed to the accident that led to your injuries. This breach of the duty of care is at the heart of most personal injury cases.
Accidents can occur on residential, commercial, and public property. They include slips and falls, falling debris, and exposure to toxic materials among others.
Liability for Dangerous Conditions
Working with a personal injury attorney helps you establish liability in your case, and there are many factors that demonstrate negligence in a personal injury case.
Courts may consider the visitor’s status when determining if they’re eligible to receive