In certain circumstances, those who possess land (or a premises) have a duty to keep their property safe and free of dangerous conditions. A person who is injured as a result of an unsafe condition on the property of another may be entitled to compensation. Unsafe conditions are sometimes the result of a property owner’s failure to provide adequate security. Whether you’ve been injured on someone’s residential property, business property or on government property, it is important that you procure the assistance of a knowledgeable Los Angeles Premise Liability lawyer.
TYPES OF PREMISE LIABILITY CASES
There are numerous types and causes of premise liability. The most common causes and types of cases are:
- Slip and Fall (Wet Floor)
- Trip and Fall
- Negligence / Inadequate Security
- Dog Bites
- Uneven Pavement
- Falling Objects
- Insufficient Lighting
- Swimming Pool Related Injuries
WHO MAY BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES?
Generally, those who possess land have a very limited responsibility to trespassers who may become injured while on their premises. However, a heightened duty to keep safe and to warn of dangerous conditions on one’s property may be owed to invitees and licensee, which include:
- Shoppers / Those who are on the premises for a commercial or business purpose
- Social Guests / Those who are on the premises for non-business purposes
WHO MAY BE LIABLE FOR YOUR INJURIES?
Possessors of land who may be liable for the injuries sustained by another include:
- Residential Land Owners/Occupiers, including:
- Business Property Owners/Occupiers, including:
- Retail Stores
- Fitness Centers
- Government, for:
- Government Property
HOW MUCH IS YOUR CASE WORTH?
The value of premise liability cases vary vastly and are dependent on the circumstances of each case including the severity of the injury, amount of damages incurred, and the availability of insurance. If you’ve been injured on someone’s property, contact our Los Angeles personal injury attorney for a free case evaluation.
WHAT CAN THE JUSTICE ATTORNEY GROUP DO FOR YOU?
There are numerous complexities involved in the proper handling of a premise liability case. Our team of legal professionals can assist you with every aspect of your case including helping you obtain adequate treatment for your injuries, initiating a lawsuit against a responsible party, investigating the case, obtaining evidence, filing insurance claims and seeking adequate compensation for your injuries.
WHAT DAMAGES CAN I RECOVER?
The damages that can be recovered by someone injured on the premises of another can vary. Some of the most common damages that can be recovered include:
- Past medical expenses
- Future medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of earnings
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Property damages
- Punitive damages