A slip and fall or other accident on someone else’s property can represent a serious financial burden on the victim and his or her family. If you or a loved one suffered harm on someone else’s premises and think the property owner be responsible, this person or entity may owe you compensation. Contact the Savannah attorneys at Butler Prather LLP today to schedule a free review of your legal options after an injury.
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Premises liability cases rely on the idea that property owners have a duty of care to others with respect to the upkeep and ownership of their premises. When a property owner fails to recognize or repair a dangerous or defective condition on their property and someone incurs injury as a result, they may be liable for the damages that arise. In simple terms, a premises liability case may apply when a person sustains an injury or other damages in a place they are rightfully occupying when that injury occurred because of a dangerous condition on the property.
Several types of premises liability cases exist. Some of the most common include:
Liability in an accident on someone else’s property depends on the laws that govern the particular state. In Georgia, property owners may be liable for any damages that result on their land when the following apply:
If the preceding elements apply to the case, the victim may be able to collect damages for any injuries or losses that result. Examples of these damages include:
Premises liability cases can be notoriously complex to settle or litigate. As such, they require the assistance of someone with specific experience with these types of cases. The attorneys at Butler Prather LLP will negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf to seek fair compensation for your injuries, pain, and suffering. The first step is contacting us for a free initial consultation and learning more about your legal options. If you or a loved one suffered harm on someone else’s property, schedule your free case evaluation today.