PREMISE LIABILITY ACCIDENT
Cincinnati Premises Liability Lawyers
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If you are injured on another person’s property, the owner may be
liable for compensation. Poor maintenance or hazardous objects can cause
severe accidents. If you believe that your injury was preventable with
normal care and attention on behalf of a property owner, you may have a case.
Talk with a compassionate Cincinnati personal injury attorney at Spivak
& Sakellariou by calling (513) 532-2201. We will take the time to
listen in order to help you build a strong case.
What Is Premises Liability?
Premises liability seeks to show that a property owner was negligent in
maintaining his or her property and is responsible for a resulting accident.
Some premises liability cases can include:
- Swimming pool accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Snow and ice accidents
- Tripping accidents
- Elevator or escalator accidents
- Toxic fume or chemical exposure
- Dog or animal attacks
The plaintiff in these cases must prove that the property owner was careless
with respect to owning and maintaining the property. A Cincinnati premises
liability attorney must also provide evidence that the property was unsafe
and that proper care would have prevented the accident.
Building Long-Term Relationships with Our Clients
Landowners are required to maintain their homes and yards to a certain
degree in order to avoid injury to others. However, they are not responsible
for every person that comes on the premises. Your status as a visitor
may affect your case.
Legally, there are three types of visitors:
- Invitees: These are people that were invited onto another’s property, typically
for social, retail, service, or work-related reasons.
- Licensees: These visitors have the land owner’s implied or express permission
to enter the property, but were not formally invited. These could be solicitors,
maintenance workers, gardeners, or other individuals that perform duties
on the property.
- Trespassers: A trespasser was not invited or given permission to enter and did so
without the property owner’s knowledge or consent. Oftentimes, trespassers
cannot litigate their case because the landowner can argue that they were
After determining your visitor status, our Cincinnati premises liability
attorneys can help you craft your case. Photographs, eyewitness accounts,
medical records, and detailed descriptions will be essential in seek compensation
and protecting your rights.
To learn more about premises liability lawsuits or talk about your specific
case, call (513) 532-2201 today.