Commercial property owners and residential property owners alike are required to take reasonable steps towards ensuring the safety of visitors. Spills, ice, missing manhole covers, and holes in the ground are all obvious safety hazards, and property owners have a responsibility towards alerting visitors of these risks and repairing them in a reasonable time-frame.
However this doesn’t always happen, and when you suffer an injury as a result, it is important that you understand how and when you are entitled to compensation of your medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering through a premises liability lawsuit.
At The Law Office of Fredson & Statmore, we have over 50 years of experience helping clients recover compensation in personal injury claims of all kinds, including premises liability. With millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts already recovered, our track record of success speaks for itself. Lead by a New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Civil Trial Attorney, our personal injury team has the legal knowledge, trial experience, and communication skills you need to confidently and successfully recover the compensation you need and deserve.
Premises liability lawsuits are a classification of personal injury claims which generally involve injuries sustained as a result of unsafe or defective conditions on a property.
Owners and operators of a properties are required to provide safe and reasonable conditions for visitors, and these properties include:
However, there are many potential hazards on these properties which can potentially cause injury. The crux of any Passaic County premises liability claim lies on proving that these hazards should have reasonably been identified and taken care of by the property owner or operator. Some of the most common types of premises liability hazards which result in injury are:
When a property owner or operator fails to reasonably maintain a safe premises for visitors, and you are injured as a result, you may have a premises liability claim, and should speak with your Passaic County premises liability attorney about your options for recovering compensation.
In order for your premises liability claim to be successful, you and your attorney must prove several key factors.
Step 4 specifically is why it is so important to seek medical attention following an accident as quickly as possible. The longer you wait to assess or diagnose your injuries, the harder it becomes to prove the correlation between your injuries and the negligence of the property owner or operator in question.
While these steps may seem fairly straightforward, it can be an extremely complex matter to gather all of the necessary evidence supporting your claim, and present this evidence in a compelling and effective manner. This is why having an experienced premises liability attorney can be of such great benefit when seeking compensation. Your attorney will understand exactly where to find supporting evidence, what kinds of experts to consult with to support your claim, and how to convince juries and insurance companies alike of the validity and strength of your claim.
At The Law Office of Fredson and Statmore, our attorneys have 50 years of experience helping clients across Wayne, Paterson, Clifton, West Milford, and the greater Passaic County area to successfully recover compensation in personal injury lawsuits of all kinds, including premises liability claims.
If you have been injured as a result of a property owner or operators negligence, you are entitled to seek compensation for your medical expenses, lost income if you are unable to work, and your emotional and physical pain and suffering. Our attorneys have the experience, legal knowledge, and compassion you need to successfully resolve your claim, and recover the compensation you need and deserve.
We take all personal injury cases on contingency, meaning you do not have to pay us or any of the expenses related to your case until we win your case. If your injuries prevent you from meeting with us in our office, we are happy to come to you.
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