Property owners have a responsibility to minimize the chances that guests, employees, and anyone else with a legal right to be on the premises will be injured in avoidable accidents. They must specifically monitor their properties for hazards and address any they identify.
Have you been injured in the Chester, Pennsylvania area because a property owner was negligent? Review your case with a West Chester premises liability attorney if so. You may be eligible to receive financial compensation. A member of our team at Solomon, Sherman, Gabay Briskin & Sherman will explain your legal options in these circumstances.
Various types of accidents can occur when property owners are careless. Consider the following examples:
If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property because they were negligent, you can seek compensation for such losses as the following:
Depending on the severity of your injuries, you might also need to account for potential future losses when determining how much compensation you should seek. For example, if you’ve been seriously injured, you may require ongoing medical treatment, or you might be unable to return to work indefinitely.
(Tip: Don’t worry if you don’t know how to calculate the potential cost of future losses. This is a task a qualified West Chester premises liability lawyer can assist you with.)
Pursuing the compensation you deserve will typically involve filing a claim with the insurance of the negligent property owner. If their insurance company stubbornly refuses to offer an acceptable settlement, you have the option of filing a lawsuit to pursue damages in court.
Strongly consider hiring a lawyer when seeking compensation after being injured on someone else’s property. A West Chester premises liability attorney can help you win your case by:
At Solomon, Sherman, Gabay, Briskin & Sherman, we have years of experience helping victims like yourself receive proper compensation when property owners are negligent. Learn more about how we can help by contacting us online or calling us at 215-665-1100 to set up a free consultation.