Get Compensation for Slip and Fall Injuries Caused by Negligent Property Owners
When an effective premises liability injury lawyer in Medina can help
If you or a loved one has been injured on someone else's property, call The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon at 330.723.8788 or contact the firm online to schedule your free initial consultation today.
What is a premises liability case?
A premises liability case involves accidents that happen due to negligent, unsafe or dangerous conditions on property owned by an individual or a business. Property owners and businesses have a responsibility to keep their premises safe and to warn visitors of potential hazards.
A slip and fall accident can cause serious injury and is the most common type of premises liability case. These accidents happen when a person slips and falls as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on someone else’s property.
The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon in Medina can determine whether your injuries are the result of a property owner’s neglect. David C. Sheldon is a premises liability attorney who fights to recover the maximum compensation possible for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other expenses. It is possible for the injured person to be held to varying degrees of liability for an injury.
Personal injury lawyer David C. Sheldon can build a premises liability case by proving one of the following:
- The property owner created the dangerous condition that led to the accident.
- The property owner knew about the dangerous condition and did not eliminate it within a reasonable time.
- The property owner should have known about the dangerous condition and had it removed or repaired.
How we determine if you have a case?
The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon can determine if you have been injured as a result of the following:
- Defective sidewalk - Sidewalks can cause many injuries %u2015 broken bones, back, neck and head. The sidewalk owner will only be liable for defects presenting an unreasonable risk of harm.
- Structural defects - Due to age, structural defects, such as the following, can create dangerous situations and be a significant cause of injury:
- Uneven steps
- Parking lot potholes
- Broken tiles
- Torn carpeting
- Weather-related - Home or building owners are expected to take reasonable steps to reduce hazards created by adverse weather. If you had no reasonable opportunity to correct a problem, then you may not be liable for injuries caused by this type of hazard.
- Defective roads - Poorly designed and constructed roads can contribute to the severity of a motor vehicle accident.