Unsafe conditions like faulty wiring, improperly stacked merchandise and loose carpeting cause accidents leading to major injury. Businesses and property owners have an important responsibility to create safe environments for their customers and visitors. This also includes walkways and parking lots, in addition to individuals they employ. Employees are there to serve and at times, even protect individuals who visit their places of business. The lawyers at Drake Law Firm, are experienced in the legal responsibilities and liabilities of companies or organizations that fail to provide these safe environments.
You can easily sustain injury through no fault of your own when you visit property such as a store, office building, motel or apartment complex. If the owner or occupant of the property knew of a hazardous condition or activity that caused your injury and failed to take timely, reasonable actions to protect you from it, you may be eligible to recover full compensation for all harm you have suffered. You should immediately get help from an experienced Northridge premises liability lawyer.
Premises Liability Cases in California
When you consult with Drake Law Firm, we will thoroughly review the facts of your case. We will determine and pursue all of your legal options against the owner or occupier of the property where your injury took place. Generally, the matters that we will concentrate on include:
It is always important to look at the ways a property owner or occupier will attempt to avoid liability. For example, the owner or occupant might claim that you were a trespasser or claim that you sustained injuries because you walked into an "open and obvious" hazard. The lawyers at Drake Law Firm, will be ready to tackle those issues and protect your right to full and fair compensation.
Types of Premises Liability Claims in California
A premises liability claim can arise in various circumstances. Some of the most common premises liability cases that our law firm handles include:
Compensation in a California Premises Liability Lawsuit
Our goal at Drake Law Firm, will be to acquire maximum compensation for you in your premises liability case. We understand how dangerous property conditions can cause individuals to sustain severe, life-changing injuries such as traumatic brain injury, back and spine injuries, fractures, burns and soft tissue injuries. We will work hard to pursue damages on your behalf such as:
We will determine all sources of compensation for you and aggressively challenge any attempts by the property owner or occupant (or its insurance company) to blame you for your injuries and deny or reduce the amount of your claim.
Our Northridge Premises Liability Lawyers Are Ready to Help You
At Drake Law Firm, we will move quickly to investigate your case. We work with skilled investigators that can document the scene of your accident, talk with witnesses and track down various other evidence such as surveillance camera footage. We also regularly consult with experts who help us to determine how a hazardous property condition caused an accident. A major part of our investigation might involve tracking down the identity of the property owner or individual who was otherwise in control of the premises where you or a loved one was hurt.
Contact Drake Law Firm so I can answer any questions you may have and let you know what I can do to help. If you’re unable to visit our firm, we can come to your home or hospital room.