The world can be a dangerous place. Sometimes, those dangers are unavoidable. Other times, hazards or other conditions which create serious risks of injury or death are the result of property owners and others who fail to keep their property in a reasonably safe condition. When that happens, and people get hurt, those responsible for the conditions that caused the injury can and should be held accountable.
At Wilk Law, that is exactly what we do. When others fall down because of someone else’s negligent maintenance of property, we stand up for them, fighting to get them the compensation they need to get back on their feet.
The legal concept of “premises liability” is the basis of personal injury claims made by people who get injured because of property hazards. But whether an injury victim can recover compensation for their injuries based on this concept can be complicated. Not only is the property owner’s conduct at issue, but so too is the identity of the claimant and the circumstances of how and why they are on the premises where they have been injured.
In Pennsylvania, a successful premises liability claim requires proving four essential elements:
It is the first element of a premises liability claim – the duty of care – which hinges on why the plaintiff was on the property and whether they had the right to be there. Under Pennsylvania law:
Wilk Law pursues compensation in all types of premises liability cases, including those arising from:
If you’ve suffered an injury while on another’s property, please call Wilk Law to discuss your situation. At your free initial consultation, we will listen to your story, get a complete understanding of what happened, evaluate your claim, and advise you of your options. You pay nothing until and unless we obtain compensation for you, so please contact us immediately so that we may begin advocating for your rights.
Please call Wilk Law today at (855)-WinForU.
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