Property owners have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment for individuals who spend time on their property. When this obligation is not fulfilled and you are injured as a result, you may be able to file a premises liability claim to recover compensation for your damages.
It is common for injuries caused by the negligent maintenance of a property to be very serious. Often, the financial burdens associated with medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and lost wages can be crippling. It is important to have an experienced premises liability lawyer on your side to make sure your rights are protected.
The best way to learn about your legal options is to speak to one of the premises liability lawyers at Shevin Law Firm in person. Our attorneys have over 20 years of combined litigation experience, and we will fight aggressively to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. Please call (561) 409-0138 today to schedule your free consultation at our Boca Raton office.
What Does Premises Liability Law Cover?
Premises liability is the area of law that governs cases involving injuries on the property of another. According to premises liability law, property owners may be held responsible for any injuries caused by their negligent maintenance of safe conditions.
There are many different scenarios which can result in a premises liability case, including:
- Negligent security
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dog bites and other animal attacks on the property
- Unsafely stacked merchandise in stores
- Swimming pool drowning
- Stairway accidents
- Cracked, crumbling, or uneven sidewalks
- Injuries caused by inadequate lighting
- Amusement park accidents
- Defective handrails
These laws cover accidents occurring at both private homes and business establishments. The same duty to maintain safe conditions for guests exists no matter where your injury occurred.
If you have been injured in an accident on the property of another, please call Shevin Law Firm today to schedule your free premises liability consultation. We serve clients in Boca Raton, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and throughout Florida.