When you are on another person’s property, and something has caused you damage on the property, you have a legal right to hold the owner of that location responsible. In many cases, it’s the negligence and carelessness of the proprietor of the property that causes such accidents to take place.
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The result of such accidents is that you are entitled to receive compensation for the event. Whether you are in some other part of the U.S. or Los Angeles, the people who own the property are responsible for the safety of their visitors.
Ehline Law Firm helps people like you in a wide variety of premises liability claims. Any failure to fulfill the responsibility of a landowner or controller quickly results in an accident.
So the likelihood of a damages compensation claim for the victim remains great unless reasonable care is taken. If injuries due to the trip or slip are severe, for example, then you have full chances of receiving the compensation without much work done.
The catch is that it is very difficult for you if you are not taking help from a well-known law firm.
Never fear, our personal injury attorneys have worked cases like yours for decades. And they know what things need to be focused on and investigated to prove the negligence of the owner.
First of all, a personal injury lawyer helps people like you get money for accidents that are not your fault, or partially your fault. So we skillfully and faithfully practice negligence law on behalf of injured victims like you.
As the name suggests:
We don’t always think about it, but an unfortunate injury at a home, business, or sporting facility is still looming.
Common locations where premises injuries take place are:
Above are all examples of places that can be held liable for causing premise accidents. But honestly, injuries can occur on a cruise ship, an aircraft, or almost anywhere else.
Every year thousands of people nationwide suffer injuries in their own home in accidents that may have been preventable. The types of mishaps that can happen at home are wide-ranging. So for example, they include slips and falls, burns, and even faulty gas lines explosions. Because these accidents can vary, so can the harm that’s sustained. And it ranges from minor to very severe depending on the type of mishap.
When mishaps happen at home because of another party’s negligence, the injured person can seek a financial award for the damages. It is to your benefit to speak with a reputable personal injury attorney as soon as possible when you’re hurt.
There are some common types of issues that can cause accidents at home from negligence by another party. And they include:
Many types of injuries can occur in the home due to negligence with some being less serious than others.
As noted above, there are many ways to become harmed in your own home or the home of another. This is true even when using products as made to use. That they can still cause extremely serious harm. And in the event a mishap does occur, speak with a products liability injury attorney who can evaluate your claim.
If you believe that your landlord has not been honest with you or has not checked the radon level in your house or apartment, you need legal advice. It is against the law and most local codes to allow for the radon levels to rise to the point that is dangerous to humans. Furthermore, doing so knowingly also opens up a landlord to civil cases for negligence. All of this is, of course, secondary to your health.
These insects are particularly nasty to people because they feed on blood. They are attracted to people as fleas are attracted to pets. They sense carbon monoxide and body heat.
Particularly distressing is the fact that the problem is growing and has a broader health issue.
These bugs and their eggs are easily transported in sheets, towels, etc. Documented cases exist of bed bugs transmitted through clothes, blankets, and furniture. Even the family pet can carry these pests.
Once in the building, they can travel all over the house, and remain on beds. So this makes finally killing off these parasites very difficult.
It’s not something we always think about, but there is a legitimate danger at supermarkets. The risk of slipping on fallen food like smashed grapes, tangerines, and pieces of lettuce. Along with celery and other types of foreign foods like Kiwis and Passionfruit. These typically involve the smaller, thin-skinned foods that explode upon hitting the ground, or after becoming stepped upon.
Sometimes there is nothing a shopper can do to get compensation. Other times, the grocer, or one of its agents is legally and thus, financially responsible to “indemnify” you.
When going to the supermarket to buy food for your family, the last thing you want to worry about is suffering an injury. While not common, slip and trip injuries in grocery stores happen every day in this country.
Depending on the objects around and the slipperiness of the floor, such accidents can cause soft tissue damage, broken bones, and long-term medical issues. Being able to find and pay for proper medical care in the aftermath of such an accident is paramount.
Such a setting is not usually top on the list considered a risk to travel to. However, there have been quite a few accidents involving liquids or objects creating a slip and trip hazards at grocery stores. Due to issues with the products themselves. Their manufacture and packaging or placement errors caused by the store’s staff. This could be a problem for anyone traveling the aisles.
This can especially be the case for fruit– grapes and Kiwi fruits are a significant example of foods that fall and smash out slippery fluids and jelly-like substances. Besides, once the item creates the hazard, it is the responsibility of the grocery to make sure that it’s cleaned up.
So this means the landowner or manager must make reasonable inspections. After all, they know that there is a high probability that someone will slip in the fruits and vegetable sections. They must inspect the milk and juices sections as well.
If you have suffered injury by such a slip, trip, or fall, it is important to find the right legal and medical options immediately. Banana peels and slipping characters often get depicted in cartoons for a reason.
But grapes and even passion fruits ripen fast and smash easily. If you fall into these foods, there is a chance you will be out of commission for a while.
Often the right attorney can help you find, and in some cases pay for, the correct medical treatment for your injury. Michael Ehline specializes in personal injury and trip and fall accidents.
As a disabled, former Marine, he understands the pain of severe injury and how best to proceed. He’s helped hundreds of clients get back on their feet– in more ways than one. He can help pay for the cost of treatment, lost work, and long-term expenses.
For more information or to set up a free consultation, please call Ehline Law’s offices today. We answer any time of the day or night and wish to offer you the best, most personable service we can. Our team works on contingency and will not ask for any money unless we recover for you. We will travel anywhere in California to give our advice or feel free to come into one of our many offices.
Our experienced attorneys are known for being helpful and extremely wise in their guidance. They will listen to you carefully and provide you their best possible assistance at your first free consultation. We urge you to contact us today. Call (213) 596-9642.
“Finally, a Super Bowl Ad That Told the Truth” – Mother Jones
“Home Accidents” – New England Journal of Medicine
“Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in Wholesale and Retail” – https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-100/pdfs/2013-100.pdf
“Slip and Fall Claims and Premises Liability – Nolo.com” – https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/slip-fall-claims-premises-liability
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