Injured on another’s property? Not sure what options you have? We can explain your legal options to you. We understand that this is a complex and difficult process. We are compassionate, aggressive, and dedicated advocates for the injured. Whether you were hurt at a friend’s residence or injured on a commercial property, we have the resources and skills to handle your case.
One common issue individuals wonder is whether or not an incident resulting from building security or lack thereof may be considered premises liability. For example, say an apartment landlord failed to install proper security lighting, hire a security guard, or install security cameras after several reported break-ins or take other measures to prevent safety hazards. If the owner failed to take standard security steps, whatever those may involve, and a break-in, mugging, or assault occurred, they could be held liable for any damages involved.
Under the law, every property owner is responsible for maintaining their premises and ensuring it is safe for people. This is known as a duty of care and can extend to invited guests, underage people (such as children), and licensees. If a person is trespassing or present without your knowledge or consent, they may not fall under this duty of care.
We can handle premises liability cases involving:
If you were involved in an accident caused by any of the hazards listed above, and have suffered an injury, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. You may need to hold the property owner liable for the damages you suffered, from medical expenses to lost wages to pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one has been affected by a premises liability-related accident, do not hesitate to contact The FIRM LA.