The laws regarding liability for accidents on properties in Panama City depend on whether the accident occurred on public or private property. However, in all cases, the law requires property owners to maintain a safe environment free of hazards for all authorized visitors. If a property owner’s or occupier’s negligence subjected you to injuries, you may need legal representation.
For more information about how we can help, contact The Landau Law Group at (866) 703-4878 for a free consultation.
Premises liability is a subset of personal injury law that comes into play when you suffer an accident or injury due to hazardous conditions on someone’s property. While property owners must keep their buildings safe, they sometimes fail. This failure can lead to devastating personal injuries and even death.
Premises liability cases cover a wide range of situations and may include:
If you get into an accident or sustain an injury on someone else’s property due to negligent security or hazardous conditions, we recommend that you take the following steps immediately:
If you were unable to take these steps immediately after the accident, do not worry. A Panama City premises liability lawyer will compile all the necessary evidence and take care of all your legal needs once you hire us onto the case.
Once we have completed our initial case review, our law firm will take essential steps to move forward with your claim. They include:
We will establish that the negligence of the property owner, property occupier, or their employees led to your injuries. To demonstrate this, our premises liability lawyer will prove that:
We will also establish and prove the owner’s or occupier’s duty of care, show the breach of the duty by the owner or occupier and their employees, link their negligence to your injuries, and finally, establish the damages to which you may be entitled.
An owner’s failure to keep their property secure and well-maintained can constitute a breach of duty. Typical causes of accidents occurring on properties include ill-placed items and merchandise, poorly maintained property, and spills. Sometimes, the owner’s refusal to follow the city’s guidelines during construction could also lead to death or serious injuries.
We may consult with experts specializing in engineering, physics, and Panama City’s building code. These experts may examine the property and perform all necessary tests. Together, we will go over the evidence and build a strong case on your behalf. We will negotiate for a fair settlement, and strongly consider a lawsuit if we cannot reach an equitable agreement.
We can protect your right to receive the compensation you deserve. With our legal negotiators in your corner, you will finally have the peace of mind to focus on your health and recovery. We will work with you, explain your rights, and present you with all relevant information on liability, limitations of actions, and more.
Let a premises liability lawyer from The Landau Law Group in Panama City guide you as you gear up to take legal action. Call us today at (866) 703-4878 for a free consultation.