Slip-and-fall injuries can result in serious injuries and harm for victims. As a result, legal protections are available to help victims of injuries on the property of another party with the physical, financial and emotional damages they suffer.
Premises liability law protections victims of slip-and-fall injuries and other injuries that occur because of a dangerous property condition. When a property hazard harms a victim, the victim may suffer medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages all of which a personal injury claim for damages based on premises liability law can help with. Victims can receive help with the physical, financial and emotional harm they suffered.
Property owners have a duty to remedy a dangerous property condition or warn the victims of the dangerous property condition. Property owners are required to remedy dangerous property conditions they are aware of or should reasonably be aware of. Because members of the public have a reasonable expectation of safety on the property of another, property owners may be liable to compensate victims for the harm they have suffered on their property.
Premises liability protections are in place to ensure victims who have suffered harm because of a dangerous property condition or properly compensated for the damages they have suffered which may result in a need for medical treatment and care and time away from work while they recover. Because they are important legal protections, victims should be aware of the premises liability legal remedies available as a safeguard when they have been harmed by a property hazard.