Hazardous conditions like faulty wiring, poorly stacked merchandise and loose carpeting cause accidents leading to major injury. Businesses and property owners have a vital responsibility to create safe environments for their customers and visitors. This also includes walkways and parking lots, in addition to the people they employ. Workers are there to serve and at times, even protect people that go to their places of business. The attorneys at Drake Law Firm, are experienced in the legal responsibilities and liabilities of businesses or organizations that fail to offer these safe environments.
You can readily suffer 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 occupier of the property knew of a dangerous condition or activity that resulted in your injury and neglected to take timely, practical steps to protect you from it, you may be qualified to recover full compensation for all harm you have suffered. You should immediately get help from an experienced Encino premises liability attorney.
Premises Liability Cases in California
When you work with Drake Law Firm, we will carefully review the facts of your claim. We will determine and pursue all of your legal options against the owner or occupant 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 may claim that you were a trespasser or argue that you suffered 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 emerge in various situations. A few of the most common premises liability claims 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 people to suffer serious, 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 provider) to blame you for your injuries and deny or reduce the amount of your claim.
Our Encino Premises Liability Lawyers Are Ready to Help You
At Drake Law Firm, we will move quickly to investigate your case. We work with experienced investigators that can document the scene of your accident, talk with witnesses and track down other evidence such as surveillance camera footage. We also regularly consult with experts that help us to figure out exactly how a hazardous property condition caused an accident. A big part of our investigation might involve locating the identity of the property owner or person that was otherwise in control of the premises where you or a loved one was injured.
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.