What can I be compensated for after a premises liability accident?

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Compensation for a premises liability accident can come in many different forms, such as lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. If you are injured on someone else’s property and they are at fault, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. You may be compensated for any of the following expenses […]

Can I sue if I was injured at a friend’s house?

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If you are injured at a friend’s house, you can potentially sue for damages. You are liable for your own actions if you are on the property without permission, though. If you are there with permission, you can still sue for damages if the injury was not expected. They could also be liable for your […]

What are some examples of premises liability cases?

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There are a number of cases where premises liability can be applied. Some examples are: A slippery floor, which is dangerous to walk on, and the owner did not warn of the danger Inadequate security, which led to an attack or robbery A defective product that caused injury to a customer A dangerous animal that […]

Will my premises liability case settle out of court?

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If you have been injured on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Premises liability cases are very common and they can be quite complex. Many factors will affect the outcome of a premises liability case, such as who was at fault for the accident and the severity of the […]

Do I need an attorney for my premises liability case?

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Usually, any person injured in a premises liability case can file a lawsuit on their own behalf. However, if you are not familiar with the law or with the process of filing a lawsuit, it might be a good idea to consult an attorney for advice and representation. There are many factors that are considered […]

What damages can I recover in a premises liability lawsuit?

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In a premises liability lawsuit, a plaintiff can recover for property damage, personal injury, emotional distress, and/or wrongful death. Property damage – for example, if someone trips over a misplaced rug and falls onto your hardwood floor and breaks their arm. Personal injury – for example, if someone trips over a misplaced rug and falls […]

My injuries are minor, do I need to see a doctor?

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There are a few different reasons why you should see a doctor for your injury. One reason is that your injuries may not be as minor as they seemed. Another reason is that you may have an underlying medical condition that could be exacerbated by the injury. A doctor will be able to diagnose any […]

How much time do I have to file a premises liability lawsuit?

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A premises liability lawsuit can be filed when you are injured due to the negligence of the property owner, their agents, or employees. In order to file a premises liability lawsuit, you must first file a formal complaint with the appropriate government agency. The time limit for filing a lawsuit is called the statute of […]

What do I need to prove to win my premises liability case?

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In order to win your premises liability case, you must prove that your injury was caused by a condition on the property. This includes, but is not limited to, a slippery floor, a missing handrail, a broken step, or any other dangerous condition. You must also prove that the property owner knew or should have […]