Premises liability claims include situations when a tenant or visitor has an accident on property that is owned by another person or entity. If the harm that the victim experienced was caused by negligence on the part of the property owner, the owner can be held liable for their acts or omissions that caused the victim’s harm, and the victim can be entitled to damages. The plaintiff must prove that the property owner acted negligently by failing to do one of the following:
Common types of premises liability cases include slip and fall accidents, exposure to hazardous or toxic substances (like lead, mold, etc.), drownings, and more. Landowners, landlords, and their insurance companies aggressively defend premises liability cases to avoid paying plaintiffs in accident and wrongful death lawsuits.
What should you do if you are injured on someone else’s property?
If you are in a premises liability accident, seek medical help, keep a record of all receipts, and call us at 847-724-0300 for a free consultation with a Cook County personal injury lawyer.
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