A Complete Guide to Premises Liability
Whether you were injured in a home, office building, mall, restaurant, or bar, you can seek compensation from the property owner through a premises liability lawsuit.
It is necessary to establish that the property owner owed you a duty of care to launch a premises liability claim successfully. You must also prove that they breached this duty and that it directly caused your injuries.
Defendant’s Duty of Care
If you or someone you know was hurt while visiting someone else’s property, it is possible to sue the owner. This type of case is called premises liability.
Your lawsuit must meet several legal elements to be successful. One of the most vital is whether or not the defendant owed you a duty of care.
The duty of care is an obligation to act with the prudence and diligence that a reasonable person would under similar circumstances.
When a defendant fails …