Your apartment is getting a much needed facelift and construction to the front entrance has left an unmarked raised crack in the tiles. This crack is perfect for catching your foot on and the resulting trip and fall laid you out flat, breaking your hip and bruising the rest of you. Property owners are required by law to maintain their properties in a manner which does not pose unreasonable safety hazards to others. Premises liability is a legal term used to describe the negligence of a property owner in maintaining a safe premises which results in injury to another person.
If you have been injured on another person’s property in Nebraska due to the unsafe conditions of the premises, you have the right to file a claim. In order to best determine whether or not your injuries entitle you to compensation under the law, call Harris & Associates. Speak to one of our Omaha personal injury lawyers led by Jim Harris, a Board Certified expert in his field. We offer a higher standard of representation and he has been rigorously tested to truly be considered an expert.
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Common premises liability cases often include slip and falls, dog bites, falling objects, injuries resulting from toxic hazards, uneven sidewalks or tiles, failure to provide warnings for dangers, and many other issues.
In order to prove that a property owner has been negligent in a premise liability case your personal injury attorney may need to prove that you were injured on the owner’s property, that the property was not properly maintained, which caused conditions that resulted in you being injured, and that the property owner had knowledge of, or should have had knowledge of, the unsafe conditions on his or her property prior to you suffering from the injury and did not act to mitigate the hazards.
If you have suffered an injury on a property that was not properly maintained, you may have a case. Contact our personal injury attorneys at Harris & Associates today. We will review your case free of charge and help you determine your next step in successfully fighting for the compensation you deserve.
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