What Is Premises Liability?
Premises Liability Lawyers in Las Vegas, Nevada can help you determine whether you have a case against a property owner for injuries sustained as a result of their negligence. So what exactly is premise liability? Owners of private and public properties can be held legally responsible for accidents and injuries that take place on their land or at their premises. What kinds of incidents are covered by premise liability? Liability claims can include slip and falls on a public sidewalk or privately-owned store, amusement park accidents, swimming pool accidents, explosions, broken glass or other dangerous conditions, defective fixtures and inadequate security at an event.
Under state law, the property owners have a responsibility to maintain their premises so that visitors are not injured. Governments are supposed to maintain public structures, homeowners must keep fences around dangerous conditions such as swimming pools and amusement parks must inspect and maintain rides.
When they fail to keep their properties free of hazards they may be liable to the injured party for premise liability damages. Whether you can file a personal injury claim depends if it can be shown that the property owner was negligent in allowing the hazardous condition to persist.
For nearly 30 years, the West Seegmiller Attorneys has been helping injured clients through the process of establishing the liable party for their premise liability claim. We are AV rated by the top-rated Martindale Hubbell for our attorneys’ superior quality and the highest ethics. The West Seegmiller Attorneys has documented success in helping our clients recover just compensation for their injuries.
Premises Liability Cases
premises liability cases can be difficult to prove, but a qualified personal injury law firm such as The West Seegmiller Attorneys can help you determine if you have a case against a negligent property owner.
In Las Vegas, Nevada, property owners are held liable for those injured on their property if the plaintiff can prove that there was negligence involved.
Under Nevada Civil Code section 1714: “Everyone is responsible, not only for the result of his or her willful acts, but also for an injury occasioned to another by his or her want of ordinary care or skill in the management of his or her property or person, except so far as the latter has, willfully or by want of ordinary care, brought the injury upon himself or herself.”
However, in order to win a claim against a negligent property owner, the injured person (plaintiff) must be able to prove to the court that the property owner (defendant) owed them a duty of care; that they breached the duty; and that the breach of duty was the proximate cause of their injuries.
Premises Liability Experience and Results
Were you injured as a result of a hazardous condition on someone’s property? In order to file a claim against a negligent property owner you will need to expertise of an experienced premise liability lawyer. The West Seegmiller Attorneys will do a thorough investigation to clarify the facts surrounding the cause of the injury. In the case of a serious premise injuries, reconstruction experts and investigators could be needed to help determine the exact cause of the accident and the liable parties. In choosing a law firm it’s important to hire one who has the reputation, experience and financial resources to vigorously plead your case. You may be eligible to recover damages for lost wages, future lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering. An experienced premise liability attorney will be able to recover the highest compensation allowed by law.