Stadiums and sports arenas are meant to provide fans with a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. They are supposed to be places where we can enjoy games, concerts, or other events. Unfortunately, if the stadium designers or operators act negligently. That can lead to many serious safety problems that can result in dangerous accidents. Stadium owners owe a duty of care to the patrons that walk through stadium gates, and if they fail to adequately fulfill their responsibilities, they may be legally liable for harm that befalls fans. Many dangers of stadiums are due to the negligence of the owners.
If you or a loved one has been injured at a stadium due to the negligence of the facility’s owners or agents, you may be entitled to seek financial compensation. To speak with a professional attorney about your legal options, contact the Oklahoma premises liability lawyers of the Abel Law Firm today at (405) 239-7046 to schedule a free consultation.
Stadium Owner Responsibilities
Because patrons are guests of the stadium. The stadium has to provide each person with safe conditions so they do not get hurt. This means the owners and operators have to protect patrons from any possible harm, within reason. Some of the most common injuries from stadiums include:
- Slip and fall injuries from spilled beverages or leaking water, particularly in the bathroom
- Injuries from improperly working seats
- Fall injuries from faulty or absent guardrails
- Aggressive or negligent action by other fans that should have been prevented by the provision of adequate security
- Food poisoning from spoiled concession stand food and beverages
You should be properly informed of your legal rights if you have been hurt in an accident or incident that is attributable to the negligence of a stadium owner.
At the Abel Law Firm, our team of lawyers will help you every step of the way. Contact us today at (405) 239-7046 for assistance holding a negligent stadium owner accountable when you have been armed due to their negligence.