Woodstock Premises Liability Lawyer
What is premises liability?
Premises liability cases involve accidents and injuries that take place
on the property of another. The word "premises" in this context
is referring to a tangible area, while "liability" is referring
to fault or guilt for something. Putting these two terms together, in
the legal arena, means that a property owner was at fault for causing
a person injury because of some negligent or careless action. Property
owners have a certain level of responsibility to maintain their property
in such a way so as to help others avoid potential harm. One example would
be a grocery store that had a jagged edge on one of their produce shelves.
They have a responsibility to maintain this edge so that their customers
or employees are not injured on it.
If someone is injured because of the jagged edge, they may be able to file
a premises liability case against the owner. There are two major types
of premises liability cases. One is the slip and fall injury and the other
is negligent security that causes injury. In order to qualify for these
types of cases, there are a few standards that must be met. The defendant
must actually own the property in question for a claim to be filed against
them, the person who was injured must have been allowed to be on the premises
and finally, there must be proven negligence on behalf of the property
owner. If these are true of your case, get in touch with a Woodstock personal
injury lawyer from our firm.
Filing a Personal Injury Claim with Us
At Jones & Swanson, we are committed to fighting on
behalf of those who have been injured by the negligence of another. Property
owners are responsible for making sure that they have maintained the premises
in such a way as to avoid the possibility of injury. To have your case
evaluated by one of our attorneys, call our firm today or fill out a
free case evaluation.
Contact a Woodstock premises liability attorney
at the firm today.