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Chicago Premises Liability Attorney

Did you know that thousands of people sustain injuries while being on someone else’s property every year? Often you can easily incur injuries through no fault of your own when you visit property such as apartment complexes, motels and hotels, stores, and office buildings. 

Since premises liability law is one of the broadest areas of personal injury law, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate. Yet, with the help of a Chicago premises liability attorney from The Horwitz Law Group, you can potentially build a successful premises liability case and obtain compensation for your injuries. 

What Is Premises Liability?

Many people find themselves asking what premises liability is when they are trying to determine if they have a viable case against a property owner. Essentially, premises liability comes into play when your injuries were caused by a defective or unsafe condition on someone else’s property. 

Like personal injury cases, premises liability cases are also based on negligence. If you hope to win a premises liability case, you need to prove that the property owner was purposely negligent concerning the maintenance or ownership of their property. 

However, you need to note that just because you sustained injuries on someone else’s property does not automatically make the property owner negligent or responsible. Additionally, even if the property was in an unsafe condition, it does not, in all instances, mean the property owner was negligent. 

To prove that the property owner was negligent, you need to prove that they should have reasonably known that their premises were in an unsafe condition and that they failed to remedy the situation intentionally. An attorney can help you determine if a property owner was negligent. 

What Are The Common Types Of Premises Liability Cases In Chicago?

Did you know that there are many different types of personal injury cases that can be classified as premises liability lawsuits? If you’re interested in learning what cases can be classified as premises liability to determine if you potentially have a case, have a look below. 

  • Dog bite accidents. 
  • Slip and fall accidents. 
  • Swimming pool accidents. 
  • Amusement park accidents. 
  • Snow and ice accidents. 
  • Inadequate maintenance accidents. 
  • Flooding accidents. 
  • Elevator and escalator accidents. 

What Must You Do If You Have Been Injured On Someone Else’s Property?

If you’re eager to learn what you should do if you have been injured on someone else’s property, the below tips will be able to assist you. Following these tips can help you if you choose to initiate a premises liability case with the assistance of an attorney from The Horwitz Law Group in Chicago. 

  • Take pictures of what happened to cause your accident. This could be the condition of the walkway, a flooded bathroom, or a collapsed ceiling. Whatever caused your injuries, you should take pictures of it. If possible, you should also take videos of the scene. 
  • Make sure you file a report. If your injuries were sustained at a store or business, make sure to file a report with the building’s management while you’re still on the premises. 
  • After filing a report, you need to seek medical attention from your private doctor or via the emergency room at your nearest hospital. Visiting a medical professional will ensure a report is created that details the injuries you suffered were the cause of the accident you were involved in. 

Speak With A Chicago Premises Liability Attorney Today

As you now know, premises liability can be incredibly difficult to prove if you don’t work with a Chicago premises liability attorney. Working with a premises liability attorney will give you access to the resources the legal team has at their disposal. 

When you’re ready to seek legal counsel, you need to consider speaking with one of our expert premises liability attorneys at The Horwitz Law Group. With us on your side, you will have a better chance of proving the property owner was negligent, which will be a big step towards obtaining compensation. To speak with us, you can contact us here, and we will be in touch.

Case Results

$4,500,000.00

for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.

$2,100,000.00

for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.

$2,300,000.00

for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.

$1,400,000.00

for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.

$1,200,000.00

for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.

$1,197,000.00

for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.

$175,000.00

for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.

$100,000.00

for a client who was crushed between two cars nearly severing off her leg.

$100,000.00

for a client whose son was accidentally run over by her husband as he backed out of their driveway.

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