Property owners owe what is referred as a “duty of care” to people who live, work or otherwise occupy or frequent premises they are responsible for.
If you were injured when you tripped and fell on torn carpet, slipped and fell in an icy parking lot, suffered injuries in a bar fight or bitten by a dog in front of a private home, you should first seek prompt medical treatment, and then speak with a premises liability lawyer at Trapp & Geller.
Our premises liability attorneys can advise you of your rights. You may need help paying medical bills. Costs can escalate quickly even in the case of a seemingly minor injury. A broken ankle or a hand or wrist injury can require surgery and cause lingering chronic pain. Furthermore, you may not know until some time goes by what your ultimate physical outcome will be.
Premises liability cases lead to civil lawsuits against owners, managers and others who shared responsibility for keeping buildings and grounds safe.
For more than 30 years, attorneys at Trapp & Geller have represented the injured. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury and premises liability cases. We are available to evaluate your case in a free initial consultation at our Chicago law offices.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 312-313-1340 to schedule a consultation with a premises liability lawyer in Chicago
Premises Liability laws are in place to hold property owners accountable for accidents and injuries on their property. Incidents can range from slip and fall accidents to dog bites. Common premises liability settings are:
You have the right to a reasonable expectation of safety when you enter or exit a property. The responsibility to ensure visitors’ safety falls on the property owner. They must provide a relatively safe environment to all those welcomed on their property.
Questions to ask in a premises liability case:
Woman who tripped over Parking Barrier
Mom hit in head by Basketball at toy store
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