What is Premises Liability?
Premises liability can be a confusing type of litigation due to the innumerable incidents that fall within its scope. When an individual is injured on the property of another due to circumstances that the property owner failed to properly fix or post warnings of, that property owner may be held liable for the resulting injuries.
Individuals that are legally able to make a claim for premises liability generally must have been purposefully invited onto the property; therefore, trespassers are often not candidates for premises liability claims. However, when homeowners fail to clean up spills, repair torn carpets, or secure dangerous products, they may be held liable for injuries that their invited guests sustain as a result of these unsafe conditions.
Premises Liability Lawsuits
Property owners are responsible for the upkeep and safety of their homes when inviting other people onto their property. The following are common causes of injury due to property owner negligence:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Porch collapse
- Exposure to toxic substances
- Swimming pool injuries
Injuries resulting from poorly maintained premises may be serious. Head injuries, broken bones, and other severe medical conditions can lead to expensive treatments and lost wages accruing as you recover.
Contact a Premises Liability Lawyer in Oklahoma Today
If you believe that your accident was a result of the negligent actions of a property owner and would like to seek compensation for your injuries, contact the Oklahoma premises liability attorneys at the Abel Law Firm; our team of experienced lawyers is skilled at handling premises liability cases. Please call (405) 239-7046 for more information on how our practice can help you.