Premises Liability

Premises Liability Lawsuits

Have You Been Injured on Another Person’s Property?

Under Pennsylvania state law, property owners are expected to keep their property well-maintained and free of any known hazards. Property owners can he held liable for paying compensatory damages if it can be proven that they knew about a dangerous condition, or should have reasonably known, and failed to take corrective action or at least warn guests of the potential danger. Injured guests may be able to sue on the grounds of negligence in this situation.

Examples of Premises Liability Claims

Premises liability law protects individuals who have suffered injuries caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Loose or protruding concrete, carpeting, or floor boards
  • Loose or absent handrails on staircases
  • Liquid spills or other debris in walkways
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Faulty electrical systems
  • Unrestrained dogs
  • Unfenced swimming pools
  • And much more

In some cases, a premises liability claim can even include an assault, robbery, or rape that occurred because of a lack of reasonable security measures on a property. A Philadelphia personal injury attorney from Shrager, Spivey & Sachs can review the specifics of your case and help you determine whether your accident was caused by negligence on the part of a property owner.

Begin Your Fight for Justice with Proven Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers

When property owners fail to ensure that their property is safe for visitors, they put innocent people at risk of serious injuries, some of which can have permanent, life altering consequences. Some injuries can even be fatal.

At Shrager, Spivey & Sachs, we understand the specific responsibilities that business and property owners must abide by under the law. Since 1978, our team of Philadelphia personal injury attorneys has provided compassionate and caring assistance to injured clients. It is our goal to help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for each act of negligence committed by the property owner.

With a two-year statute of limitations for personal injury cases in Pennsylvania, it is important to contact a lawyer from our firm without delay to protect your rights as an accident victim. To get started, please click here to fill out an online case evaluation form.