Premises Liability

Orange County Premises Liability Lawyer

When you need a premises liability lawyer you can trust, contact Khalil Law Group for a free consultation.

Accidents happen. If you are the victim of a property owner who failed to take care of possible safety hazards and keep the property in reasonably safe condition, Khalil Law Group in Orange County, CA, may be able to help.

California property owners are required to make sure their property is safe for tenants and visitors. No property owner can reasonably be expected to prevent all accidents. However, if the property owner ignores safety issues on the premises, he or she may have liability for injuries as a result of the hazard in question.

Premises liability laws in California apply to property owners at private properties and businesses. These laws also apply to city municipalities.

Municipalities, business owners, and property owners are legally and ethically obligated to remedy or call attention to any potentially dangerous issues on their property. Property owners are required by law to conduct regular inspections to check for hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions.

A property owner or municipality can be held responsible for premises liability claims if you can show that the person or entity:

  • Should have been aware of the dangerous conditions.
  • Was aware of the potential safety issues but did not take any steps or reasonable care to remedy the problems.

You also need to show that your injury was caused by hazardous conditions resulting from the property owner’s actions, whether or not those actions were intended.

If a loved one experienced an accident on someone else’s property and the injury resulted in death, you may have a wrongful death claim.

Premises liability laws can be complicated. If you were injured because of a dangerous condition at a property owned by someone else, the premises liability attorneys at Khalil Law Group can help you determine whether you have a premises liability case.

What Are the Different Types of Premises Liability Accidents?

Premises liability accidents can refer to a variety of incidents, including:

  • Slip and fall accidents as a result of hazards like slick floors, damaged sidewalks, insufficient lighting, broken steps or handrails, worn-out flooring, area rugs, or exposed electrical cords.
  • Injuries caused by faulty or damaged equipment or hazardous materials.
  • Assault in an area with malfunctioning security cameras, unlocked doors, or parking lots with insufficient lighting.
  • Dog bites, if the animal is known to be aggressive.
  • Swimming pool accidents.

What Are Some Different Types of Premises Liability Injuries?

Humans are prone to experiencing a variety of illnesses and injuries. Injuries that are typical in premises liability lawsuits include:

Broken Bones

Slip and fall accidents may cause broken bones. Usually, a cast and rest helps, but you may need surgery. You may even experience scarring and permanent disfigurement.

Head Injuries

Even a slight bump on the head can leave you with lasting effects. Though the injury may seem insignificant at first, a head injury can result in trauma to the brain and long-term medical issues.

Soft Tissue Damage

After a slip and fall, sprains or torn muscles/ligaments are not unusual. They may seem minor and you might not recognize an issue for a few days. Still, these injuries can leave you with chronic pain.

Open Wounds

Cuts and abrasions normally heal themselves, but these types of injuries can result in serious medical problems.

Spinal Cord Damage

Spinal cord injuries are one of the most serious results of a slip and fall. These injuries are life-changing, often leading to a host of serious complications and even death. The care is also incredibly expensive.

If you’re the victim of a slip and fall, you may walk away with nothing hurt but your pride. Those less fortunate may require extensive and costly medical care. You may be eligible for compensation from the property owner or insurance company.

A personal injury lawyer at Khalil Law Group in Orange County can help seek recovery of these costs to ease your financial burdens, if not your medical ones. Find out whether you have a case during a free consultation.

What Should I Do If I’m Hurt in an Accident on Someone Else’s Property?

If you’re injured in a slip and fall, you should seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Your health is the most immediate concern.

Make sure to keep detailed notes about the accident in case you need to file a premises liability claim. Document the date and time of the incident, the weather, and other specifics about the property and the accident. Take pictures if you can.

Report the accident to the person who owns the property or a property manager.

If there are other people who see the incident, be sure to get all of their names and ways to contact them.

Though such an injury may be a major event in your life, you should not discuss it, either in person or on social media. If you decide to file a lawsuit, contact a premises liability law firm and share those details during the initial consultation about your case. Opposing insurance companies and lawyers may try to use any statements you make against you, so the less you discuss, the better.

How Can an Orange County Premises Liability Attorney Help?

Premises liability cases may be lengthy and complicated. An experienced premises liability attorney will help you work through the complexity of the case.

Your attorney can help determine the compensation you should seek for economic damages, like lost wages and medical bills, and non-economic damages, like pain and suffering.

Your premises liability attorney will also make sure you file your claim before the statute of limitations runs out. In California, you have two years from the date of your injury.

The experienced personal injury attorneys at Khalil Law Group are here to help. Find out about some results we achieved for our clients in our reviews.

About Khalil Law Group

Khalil Law Group serves clients in Orange County and throughout Southern California. We feature attorneys in practice areas including personal injury, wrongful death, workers compensation, real estate, estate planning, business formation, and business litigation.

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Contact an Orange County Premises Liability Attorney

If you believe you may have a premises liability claim and you’re searching for a premises liability lawyer in Orange County, CA, contact Khalil Law Group and take advantage of our experience with premises liability cases and California law.

We offer a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case. Reach our premises liability lawyers by phone at (714) 617-5789, or contact us by email at info@khalillegal.com.

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