Palm Desert Premises Liability Attorney
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According to California’s premises liability laws, landowners—such as business owners—are legally required to maintain their property and provide a reasonably safe environment to invitees (such as customers and public property guests) and licensees (social guests). If an invitee or licensee is injured on a landowner’s property, they may be able to file a premises liability claim and pursue economic and non-economic damages.
A landowner is expected to correct or repair any safety hazards on their property as soon as reasonably possible. While waiting for the repairs to be made, the landowner is responsible for posting noticeable warning signs to prevent accidents and injuries.
Premises liability injuries are commonly causes by:
- Obstructed or damaged pathways
- Falling objects
- Insufficient lighting
- Slippery floors
- Loose wires
- Inadequate building security
- Dog attacks
- Falling objects
- Unsafe playground equipment
Before you file a claim, it’s important to first discuss your case with an experienced Palm Desert premises liability lawyer at Barry Regar APLC. After all, not all accidents and injuries are necessarily grounds for a premises liability lawsuit. To establish your claim, we can research your case and investigate the landowner’s overall history as a property owner. By proving that the landowner’s negligence is responsible for your injuries, we can help you secure a positive case result that yields compensation for your injury-related financial losses.
Call our Palm Desert premises liability attorney at (760) 440-5643 to learn more about your legal options.
Understanding Premises Liability Laws
Your lawyer is responsible for proving that the defendant acted negligently and is ultimately responsible for your injury. We can investigate your case and collect evidence that verifies the landowner failed to maintain their property. Understandably, premises liability cases can cover a wide-range of injuries. However, there are a few conditions that need to be met before you can proceed with your lawsuit.
You can only receive compensation in a premises liability case if:
- The defendant possesses ownership and/or control of the land
- You weren’t trespassing on private property (there are exceptions to this rule)
- Your injury wasn’t caused by your own recklessness
- You weren’t intoxicated when the injury was sustained
- The defendant’s actions or inactions are responsible for your injury
A landowner’s legal team may try to dispute your claim by attempting to prove that you are partly or equally responsible for your injuries. Because California is a contributory negligence state, your damages may be greatly decreased if the opposing legal team can verify that you didn’t exercise reasonable concern for your own safety.
Schedule a Consultation with an Experienced Legal Representative
Per the statute of limitations in California, you have 2 years to file a premises liability claim against the negligent party. If you’re ready to pursue damages, contact the Palm Desert premises liability lawyer at Barry Regar APLC. Our attorney has been providing exceptional legal services to the residents of California for over 40 years. You can trust our firm to help you navigate each step of this complex legal process. Because we care about your physical and financial recovery, we provide our services on a contingency fee basis. This means that you can pursue compensation without worrying about attorney fees.
We don’t get paid unless we win. Contact Barry Regar APLC at (760) 440-5643 to schedule a free consultation.