Premises Liability LawyerAudrain County, MO
If you slipped and fell in a grocery store, shopping mall, or in a parking lot, our premises liability lawyers in Audrain County can help.
When you enter a business, whether it be a grocery store, shopping mall, or a service-based center, the property owners are legally required to make sure it's safe. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case. Whether it was a spill on the floor, an unsafe stairway, or another dangerous condition, you're now hurt and you need help. Can you recover from the accident legally because of how it happened? You aren't sure what your rights are, or what you should do to pursue them. You need help.
Our Premises Liability Lawyers will aggressively pursue your case and make sure that you are fully cared for and provided for. You deserve to recover from this accident, and you deserve to be medically and financially compensated for your premises liability accident in Audrain County. To learn more about how our personal injury law firm will fight for your rights, call our team at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 to discuss your premises liability case today.
Premises Liability Lawyer Audrain County - Recent Victories
With any type of legal claim, results matter. You want to make sure the firm you pick to represent you is aggressive, dedicated, and willing to fight for 100% of the recovery you are owed. A premises liability lawyer saying they’re the best is one thing, a lawyer with client testimonials and results that can prove it is another. Here are several of our most recent victories as well as client testimonials:
- $0 to $70,000
- Burger Secures a $125,000 settlement in Auditorium Fall
- Slip and Fall $125,000 Success
- $250,000 Slip and Fall Settlement
- $1.435 Million Settlement Against Three Defendants After Extensive Litigation
Premises Liability Lawyer Audrain County - FAQ's
Do you have legal questions you need answers to right now? Do words from an actual person, taken on video, mean more than a Google review? Burger Law has several FAQ's that answer many of those questions you may have, as well as client testimonials to really show you what the process is like with our firm. We also offer an expansive FAQ area where many other questions are answered as well. Here are several Premises Liability questions answered:
Personal Injury Law Firm St. Louis - Legal Books
We've also compiled a few books that touch on the major case types we take on. Here are several free, downloadable books!
Premises Liability Lawyer in Audrain County - Can I sue?
There are a few factors that determine whether or not you should pursue a premises liability case.
1. Did your accident require medical attention? If your injury required extensive medical care, you may have a case against the property owner. Legally pursuable injuries include broken bones, surgery, dislocated back, damaged limbs, and more. To have a legal claim, you must have been injured as a result of the dangerous condition. small injuries such as cuts, or injuries that don't require medical attention may be too costly to pursue legally.
2. Was the owner made aware, but did nothing to remedy the dangerous area? Was there a sign making you aware of the potential danger? Negligence is key to most premises liability claims. Spills on floors, dangerous stairs, holes in floors, parking lots covered with ice, and other types of hazards can cause injuries, and properties owners can be held liable for those injuries. If there was a notice given of the danger, and you were still injured, your case may be more difficult.
If you aren't sure about the circumstances of your claim, or if the building owner did act negligently and you were hurt, call our Premises Liability Lawyers in Audrain County immediately. We can help you.
Relevant Statutes in a Audrain County Premises Liability Case
Your legal status to be on the property is going to determine your recovery potential in the case. The three classifications are: invitees, licensees, and trespassers.
Invitees in Audrain County are defined in Bartel v. Central Markets, Inc. (Mo.App. 1995) as anyone who enters upon a premises with the express or implied consent of the possessor, and for some purpose of benefit or interest to the possessor or for the mutual benefit of both. Property owners have a duty to provide invitees with the highest standard of care by inspecting their property and fixing dangerous or hazardous conditions. In addition, property owners must disclose known dangerous conditions, as outlined in Harris v. Niehaus (Mo. banc. 1993), citing Restatement (2nd) Torts § 343 comment b.
Licensees are a person who is privileged to enter or remain on land only by virtue of the possessor’s consent, according to Restatement (2nd) Torts § 330; Harris, 875 S.W.2d at 225. Property owners only have a duty to warn licensees of a danger that the property owner knows about or should know about.
The last classification of people are trespassers. A trespasser—as defined by Restatement (2nd) Torts, § 329 (1965)—is a person who enters or remains upon land in the possession of another without a privilege to do so. Property owners generally are not liable for harm that caused to a trespasser. A Audrain County premises liability lawyer could help people with their case, regardless of what class of visitor they are.
Premises Liability Lawyer
You're hurt, suffering, and you need help. Our Firm fights for the absolute full rights and complete recovery of our clients, and our Premises Liability lawyers in Audrain County will not stop till you receive 100% of what you are owed. Call our Premises Liability lawyers in Audrain County at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 to discuss your premises liability case today.