You and your family have the right to be safe where you live. That’s why your landlord has a responsibility to address hazardous conditions in a timely manner, before you or someone you love is seriously injured.
While most of us consider the most dangerous roadways to be highways or twisting mountain roads, one in five accidents occur in – parking lots. A parking lot accident can result in serious injuries to pedestrians or other drivers. After such an accident, how do you pursue compensation for damages? Every case has unique facts, and filing a claim will vary, based on those facts.
A fall on a staircase can be dangerous, leading to serious injuries. If you or a loved one were injured in a staircase accident, can the property owner be held liable? In some cases, yes. When the fall occurred due to a failure to maintain a safe walking surface, a claim or lawsuit can be filed against the property owner.