premises liability attorneyCould you benefit from consulting a premises liability attorney? When it comes to personal injury lawsuits, this is one of those branches that people might be aware of but do not know too much about. Premises liability suits usually happen when someone has been injured on premises that someone else owns due to faulty conditions, risky or dangerous parts of the property, and other various instances of negligence.

When it comes to premises liability, you essentially have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that there was negligence on the part of the property owner and contributed to the risky or dangerous state of the property at the time. Negligence essentially means that the owner did not legally employ a reasonable amount of caution that would be required for the property in order to prevent any injury from ever happening

Unfortunately getting injured when you’re on someone else’s property is not enough to win a case. In order to get a good ruling, you have to prove beyond a doubt that the owner was in fact reckless. So if something is kind of your fault, like you drank too many glasses of wine and then tripped on perfectly flat ground, then you might have difficulty getting a court to find compensation for damages in your favor. Just being injured on someone else’s property alone is never going to be enough to win a case, as many people who attempt to do so annually quickly find out.

Basically, you should consult an attorney who is experienced in this field in order to see if you will have a case that stands up in court. So when an owner of a property seems to have neglected their duty of care, talking with a lawyer will help you find out whether your case is strong enough to take to court. Since many countries and states require owners of property to make sure their property is safe for whoever enters it, you may have a case.

There are also various state laws on the injured party and what your purpose on the property was that can affect a ruling. If you were invited or if you are trespassing can make a big difference. Having permission to be on the property obviously will help your case in court. A licensee is someone who is on the property for sales or services and in a way has permission, but the strongest cases involve you being invited to the property personally for a function or one on one and not knowing the property was dangerous.

To see if you have a case, consult an experienced attorney at The Law Offices of Payas, Payas, and Payas today. they will consult with you and help you determine whether you have a case that you should take to court. Thanks for reading and consider giving us a call today to set up an appointment.