When we enter a premises, we should be able to feel secure that our safety is assured and that we will be warned of any hazards that may be present so that we can act accordingly. However, some premises owners exhibit negligence, and would rather cut corners to save money than repair damages or caution customers of hazards. These shady practices can lead to you becoming injured or even killed. However, people who are hurt on publicly available premises have the right to sue the liable party in civil court. If you were injured on a public or rented premises and want to speak to a premises liability lawyer, the attorneys at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. can help you file a legal claim.
Premises owners or managers have a duty of care to their customers or other visitors to their property. This means they are obligated to take steps to ensure the safety of those who visit their premises, whether it be repairing decrepit buildings to be sure they meet building codes or placing signs in high-visibility areas warning visitors of potential hazards. When a premises owner or manager fails in this duty of care, they can be held liable in court for their negligence and the damages to persons or property that arise from that negligence.
Negligence is an action—or lack thereof—that enables injury to a person or damage to a person’s property that could have been prevented if reasonable measures had been taken. When a premises owner is negligent in some way, they can be held liable—or responsible—in a court of law for any damages that occurred that could be attributed to their negligence.
Unfortunately, premises liability claims can come in many forms. During our 40+ years of legal practice, we have seen a variety of premises liability cases, including:
If you need a premises liability lawyer in Lee’s Summit, contact Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. to discuss your case. For the past 40 years, we have dedicated ourselves to helping people who were injured get justice for their pain and suffering—suffering they were forced to endure through no fault of their own. We can assist you with seeking the recovery of damages. Damages are assessed by the courts and given a dollar amount based on factors like medical expenses, daily living expenses, lost wages and lost quality of life. These damages may then be paid out to you as cash compensation from the party that was liable for your injuries. Call now for a free consultation and take the first step toward turning a bad day into a brighter future.
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