Whether you visit a business, a home, or a piece of land, most property owners have a duty to keep you safe while you are on their premises. If they fail and you are injured due to their negligence, a premises liability suit can be brought against them for damages. Our San Bernardino premises liability lawyers can help you hold the property owner accountable. Call us at (951) 688-0006 or reach us online to schedule a free consultation.
With a San Bernardino personal injury attorney’s extensive experience, resources, and network of industry professionals, you can feel confident in knowing that they will determine the cause of your accident, establish liability, and build a solid case. Property owners are not responsible for all injuries that occur, and you must be able to provide evidence of negligence on behalf of the owner or manager. When filing a claim against the property owner, their insurance company will likely try to devalue your claim by shifting blame for the accident on you. If they’re successful, it can prevent you from recovering the compensation you deserve. An attorney can help you protect your rights, gather the necessary evidence to prove the owner’s failure to use reasonable care, and negotiate a settlement to fully cover your losses.
A wide variety of property-related injuries can lead to a premises liability claim. Legal action is often taken after one of the following common accidents, all of which our San Bernardino accident attorneys can help you with:
Depending on the circumstances of your accident, the resulting injuries can be severe and long-lasting or possibly permanent. If your loved one suffered a wrongful death in San Bernardino due to the negligence of someone’s property, our attorneys are prepared to fight for you. Common injuries include soft tissue damage, lacerations, broken bones, head injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other back injuries.
The following types of compensation are often available in a premises liability claim:
California is a pure comparative fault state. Meaning you can recover compensation even if you were partially to blame for your accident. However, your total compensation will be reduced in proportion to your fault. For example, if you are awarded $500,000 and found 60% to blame, you will only receive 40% or $200,000.