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Premises liability claim filed against hospital after fall

Property owners and business operators have a duty to ensure that their premises remain safe for visitors and patrons. If dangerous conditions do exist, they should be attended to as soon as possible and warnings of the hazards should be present to lessen the risk of accidents. When these precautions are not taken, individuals could suffer serious injuries, and premises liability claims could result.

Slippery substances could cause falls, premises liability claims

An unexpected fall is often a frightening experience. Even if the distance is only a few feet, serious injuries could result. Tripping or slipping is not uncommon, especially when the conditions of a location are not ideal. If a Connecticut resident becomes injured at a store, restaurant or on someone else's property, there may be reason to file a premises liability claim.

Wet floors may cause falls that lead to premises liability claims

Connecticut property owners and operators have a duty to keep their premises free of hazards or warn visitors of any existing hazards. When these actions are not taken, individuals could find themselves at risk of suffering serious injuries. Unfortunately, property hazards often exist, and when people are injured as a result of certain dangerous conditions, they may have reason to pursue premises liability claims.

Falls over dangerous hazards may lead to premises liability suits

Hazards can be everywhere. Someone could easily become involved in an unexpected accident that results in serious injuries. Of course, property owners have a responsibility to ensure that hazards are kept to a minimum and that patrons and other visitors are aware of any potentially dangerous conditions. If this does not take place, a person could be injured and have reason to file a premises liability claim.

Fall at Olive Garden restaurant leads to premises liability claim

After suffering a serious injury, the difficulties individuals could face may place considerable hardships on their lives. Connecticut residents in such a predicament may wonder what they can do about addressing those challenges, especially when it comes to financial hardship. If the injury was caused by negligence on the part of a property owner or operator, premises liability claims may help one to pursue compensation.

Unsafe conditions may lead to premises liability claims

The unexpected death of a loved one under any circumstances can leave families feeling lost. They may have many questions regarding how the incident occurred and who was responsible. When a person dies due to dangerous conditions on someone else's property, the surviving family may have legal grounds to file a premises liability claim in order to seek compensation.

Slip-and-fall accidents may warrant premises liability claims

When the owner or operator of a business fails to ensure that conditions are safe for shoppers, serious issues could arise. In some cases, individuals could become injured due to the lack of precautions taken to make sure that no hazards exist. In the event that a person does become seriously injured under such circumstances, there may be legal grounds to file a premises liability claim.

Premises liability claims may be warranted after falls

Most people want to feel safe no matter where they are. Certain circumstances may make some areas or establishments seem less safe than others, but when individuals are lawfully on someone else's property, it is important that serious hazards do not exist that could potentially cause harm. Unfortunately, many parties do become injured due to unsafe conditions, and some find themselves looking into premises liability claims.

Verdicts & Settlements

Jura v Denegris / Bicyclist injured in collision with motor vehicle; a New Britain jury awarded the plaintiff $3,091,700.00 Less 10%. for comparative negligence reducing the net verdict to $2,782,530.00. The highest offer made by the defendants prior to the verdict was in $50,000. 00

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