Premises Liability LawyerHigbee, MO

If you slipped and fell in a grocery store, shopping mall, or in a parking lot, our premises liability lawyers in Higbee 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. However, not all property owners are responsible. 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 your accident count as premises liability? You aren't sure of the laws surrounding your type of accident. You need help.

Our Premises Liability Lawyers will not stop fighting until you are fully cared for, and that's our promise. You deserve a full recovery from this accident, and you deserve to be compensated for and losses that resulted from the premises liability accident in Higbee. 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 Higbee - 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 can say just about anything, but proving they are the best is another matter entirely. Here are several of our most recent victories as well as client testimonials:

Premises Liability Lawyer Higbee - FAQ's

Do you have legal questions, but don't have time to step into an office right now? Or maybe you would like to watch a client testimonial to see what a real person thinks about their lawyer, and the legal process? 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. Our FAQ section is expansive and comprehensive. Here are several Premises Liability questions answered:

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Premises Liability Lawyer in Higbee - Can I sue?

There are a few factors that determine whether or not you should pursue a premises liability case.

1. Did you have to go to the hospital or see a doctor because of the accident? 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. Most importantly, if you're not injured, you don't have a claim. small injuries such as cuts, or injuries that don't require medical attention may be too costly to pursue legally.

2. Was the building owner acting negligently? Was there a sign making you aware of the potential danger? 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 notice given of the danger, and you were still injured, your case may be more difficult.

If you need help determining the severity of your claim, or help to determine if there was negligence, call our Premises Liability Lawyers in Higbee immediately. We can help you determine the specifics of your case.

Relevant Statutes in a Higbee Premises Liability Case

In any slip and fall case, it is crucial to determine a person's status when they are on a piece of property because property owners have different obligations to different groups. Invitees, Licensees, and Trespassers are the three main classifications.

Invitees in Higbee 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 Higbee 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 Higbee will not stop till you receive 100% of what you are owed. Call our Premises Liability lawyers in Higbee at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 to discuss your premises liability case today.

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