It is important to know that landowners have a duty to keep their property in a safe condition and to warn people of any potential hazards. This obligation extends to:
If you have been injured while on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to recover monetary compensation for your injuries. Unsafe conditions on property frequently result from:
- Inadequate lighting
- Slippery floors and surfaces
- Uneven walking surfaces and stairways
- Inadequate or missing handrails
- Old and rotted wooden structures
- Cluttered or debris-filled walkways
If you are injured on someone else’s property, it is critical that you document your injury as thoroughly as possible. File accident reports with the owner of the property and take pictures of the dangerous condition that caused your injury as soon as you can. Most landowners will make efforts to repair the condition to prevent future accidents, and you will be left without any photographic or physical evidence of the condition that caused your injury. If you tripped and fell or slipped and fell, the shoes you were wearing at the time of your injury are a key piece of evidence. KEEP YOUR SHOES, but DO NOT continue to wear them.
If you have been injured on public or government owned property, it is important you speak with an attorney right away, since in the vast majority of cases you must file a government claim within 6 months from the date of your injury. Failure to do so will prohibit you from ever collecting any compensation from the governmental entity responsible for your injury.
We represent clients premises liability cases throughout northern California We understand the devastating and permanent injuries that can result from this sort of incident and injury. Our law firm has over 40 years’ experience negotiating and litigating these lawsuits at all levels of the state court as we pursue maximum compensation for:
- Past – Future medical expenses
- Damages for Pain and Suffering
- Emotional trauma and psychological counseling
- Lost wages
- Future loss of earning capacity
- Scars and disfigurement
- Long-term care
The lawyers at The Caldwell Law Firm are dedicated to maximizing your compensation and have been helping clients injured on dangerous property for over 40 years. We advance all the costs associated with handling your case and charge a fee only if we recover money for your injury. Even if you feel you are partially at fault for your accident, you may still be entitled to recover compensation. If you have been injured on dangerous property, contact the lawyers at The Caldwell Law Firm to set up a free case evaluation at no cost to you.