Every day in California, people are injured on other people’s property. Whether a person slips and falls, trips, or is otherwise injured as the result of being on someone’s property, it can be considered a premises liability claim. Any time a residential or commercial property owner fails to take necessary safety precautions or fails to properly maintain their property, they can be held liable for damages incurred because of their negligence.
There are many conditions that can lead to premises liability actions, including the following:
California law requires both homeowners and business owners to maintain safe premises at all times. In order to make a successful premises liability claim, your lawyer must prove the following:
If the claim is successful, compensation will be awarded to cover such things as medical bills, lost present & future wages, psychological injury, physical therapy costs, and any other expenses stemming from the injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured on someone’s property in Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, or Oxnard, you should contact a personal injury attorney today to discuss making a premises liability claim.