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In the State of California, property owners have a duty of care to maintain an environment that is reasonably safe for visitors and free of hazards. This includes addressing new hazards that arise within a reasonable amount of time and providing sufficient warning for issues that cannot be immediately fixed.
Some common liability problems include uneven or slippery surfaces, falling objects, inadequate security measures, poorly lit walkways, and more. When an owner fails to maintain safe premises and leaves innocent people at risk, serious injuries can occur. Those who have been injured may be able to seek compensation for their pain and suffering through pursuing a premises liability claim.
We represent all types of premise liability claims, including:
In order to have a valid premises liability claim, it is necessary to prove the following three things:
It is important to note that, even if a dangerous condition existed, as a visitor on another’s property you are still required to exercise reasonable care to protect yourself. You may have to prove that you took all of the necessary precautions while on the property to be safe and that your actions played no part in your injuries. A Sacramento injury premises liability lawyer can help you determine your eligibility.
If a negligent property owner is responsible for the injuries that you suffered, there is no reason that you should have to bear the financial burden of medical bills, lost wages, and other future expenses. Our Sacramento personal injury lawyers at The Weinberger Law Firm are ready to put over 50 years of combined experience to work for you as we fight to get the fair compensation you deserve.