Dangerous Property Hazard
Property that is in a dangerous or hazardous state can cause a multitude of injuries. The property owner can be held liable if a person is injured on while their property is in a dangerous condition, whether the property is privately owned or owned by the government (public property). These injuries can occur in a private residents or a public park or swimming pool. The most common type of injury sustained on dangerous property is a slip and fall accident. However, there are numerous other ways dangerous property can lead to injuries, such as improperly maintained buildings, lack of security or lights in parking lots or bars, dog attacks on private property, defective equipment or inadequate warnings at a gym or construction site.
An important factor to consider when determining compensation for a dangerous property accident is whether the property owner could have prevented the accident; additionally, whether the property owner was aware of the dangerous condition of the property is another factor to determine. Property owners are required by law to correct any dangerous property conditions when they are aware of them, even to protect trespassers from injury. When the property owner claims to not be aware of the hazards, in some cases they may still be liable if they should have known that the hazard existed.
If you have been injured due to a dangerous property condition, you may deserve compensation for your injuries. Injuries from dangerous property can raise complex legal claims. Anyone who has been injured on dangerous property should contact an attorney who can help him or her navigate the confusing legal aspects of his or her situation. Dangerous Property Attorney Cappetta helps his clients achieve the best results for their situation. Attorney Cappetta is dedicated to providing excellent service to his clients and is always responsive to their questions in a timely manner. Attorney Cappetta can help you understand the complicated legal process involved in getting you the compensation you deserve when you have been injured on dangerous property. Attorney Cappetta is a skilled and tough negotiator who is not afraid to take your case to trial when a favorable settlement cannot be achieved through negotiations. Contact Attorney Cappetta today if you have been injured due to a dangerous property hazard.
If so, the property owner must post warning signs to alert individuals to the specific risks involved. Or, was the injured party so careless in bringing the injury upon him or herself, that it excuses the owner’s behavior? The age of the victim is also important. In the case of an injury to a small child, the victim is assumed to have not been careless or negligent in causing the accident. To determine whether the property owner is negligent, our lawyers will investigate sanitary regulations, building codes, safety codes, and any other law that is applicable to the case.