Premises Liability LawyerCape Girardeau, MO

If you slipped and fell in a grocery store, shopping mall, or in a parking lot, our premises liability lawyers in Cape Girardeau can help.



Property owners are legally required to make sure that their properties are safe for use. Sometimes property owners couldn't care less, and this leads to accidents. A slip on a wet floor, a loose stair banister, or a door that shuts too hard may have caused your accident, and now you need help. Does the way your accident happened mean that you can recover from them legally? You know that what happened was wrong, but you aren't sure if you have the legal right to start a lawsuit. 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 Cape Girardeau. 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.

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Premises Liability Lawyer in Cape Girardeau - 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 you had to see a doctor, or if your accident required surgery, you most likely have a case. How do you know if you were seriously hurt? Surgery, broken bones, back issues, or injured limbs are considered serious issues. You have to be injured for the claim to proceed. Bruising, or minor injuries may not be worth legally pursuing.

2. Should the owner have known about the dangerous area? Did you see a sign stating the area was dangerous? For the case to move forward, there has to have been a level of negligence. 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 sign, and it was easily noticeable, your accident may be harder to recover from.

Negligence and severity can be hard to determine, and if you need help, call our Premises Liability Lawyers in Cape Girardeau immediately. We can help you determine the specifics of your case.

Relevant Statutes in a Cape Girardeau Premises Liability Case

Your legal status to be on the property is going to determine your recovery potential in the case. There are three main classifications of people in a slip and fall accident: invitees, licensees, and trespassers.

Invitees in Cape Girardeau 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 Cape Girardeau premises liability lawyer could help people with their case, regardless of what class of visitor they are.

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You didn’t cause this accident, and you shouldn’t have to pay for it. Our Firm fights for the absolute full rights and complete recovery of our clients, and our Premises Liability lawyers in Cape Girardeau will not stop till you receive 100% of what you are owed. Call our Premises Liability lawyers in Cape Girardeau at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 to discuss your premises liability case today.

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