A property owner may be legally responsible (liable) for any accidents or injuries that occur to a visitor or tenant on his property if it can be proven that the owner's negligence caused the accident or injury. If you have suffered an injury in the greater on someone else's property that was a result of the negligence of the property owner, you may may eligible to be fully compensated. Common injuries on property include:
- Exposure to toxic or hazardous materials like lead or mold
- Bites or attacks from dogs
- Slip and fall accidents
- Crimes that result from inadequate security
Injuries can range from broken limbs to more severe brain injuries and spinal cord injuries, even death.
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Premises liability cases can be brought against owners of both commercial and private property. Landlords, employers, elevator companies, mass transit authorities can all be responsible for injuries on property or equipment they operate. Premises liability actions are often brought over injuries due to falls, broken or cracked sidewalks, slippery or wet floors, falls on escalators and elevators, unprovoked dog bites and attacks, structural defects, exposure to hazardous chemicals or toxic materials, injuries that result from the criminal acts of others and other circumstances.