Healy & Jordan has helped plaintiffs in the Gulfport, MS, and New Orleans, LA, areas for over 35 years with various circumstances and claims. An example of an incident many of our clients faced involves Premise liability law.
If this is a case you are facing, you will want to understand every aspect of this area of law before consulting lawyers. Keep reading to learn about personal injury claims.
Premise liability law deals with injuries on another property owner's land. This can include both public and private property. The owner of the property can be found at fault for any injuries that occur as a result of their negligence.
Suppose the property owner or business should have known about the dangerous condition of their property and failed to take steps to fix it or warn invitees, visitors, customers, and trespassers. In that case, they can be held liable for any injuries.
Property owners must provide warnings of hazardous conditions to all visitors. Some of these categories include:
No matter who has entered your property, a property owner could still find themselves at fault for an injury on their land.
Different types of Premise liability law claims and hazards include:
Failure to pursue regular maintenance of equipment by businesses will usually lead to an accident. In that case, the plaintiff will have more of an advantage. Especially if the company did not provide a warning.
You can receive compensation for the following personal injuries:
Even if the business or homeowner has property liability insurance, you can still file a lawsuit and potentially claim a settlement. However, you will need experienced attorneys to represent your trial.
Keep reading to find frequently asked questions about dealing with a Premise liability claim.
During a Premise liability case, you can prove that the property owner was negligent by establishing that the property owner owed you a duty of care, that the property owner breached that duty, and that you were injured due to the breach.
Regarding insurance, personal injury and personal liability are different. The former will protect you against psychological damage. And the latter will protect you from claims regarding physical damages.
Liability coverage on property insurance will protect you in case a trespasser or visitor injures themselves on your property and decides to sue you. Meanwhile, without this coverage, property insurance will only protect a homeowner from vandalism or damage to a home.
If you need representation for Premise liability claims in Gulfport, MS, and New Orleans, LA, Healy & Jordan PLLC can help.
In addition to Premise liability cases, our law firm will offer consultation and representation for cases that involve:
If you have an emergency or want more information, contact a personal injury attorney by calling 228-383-0271.