Premises Liability LawyerMt Carmel, IL

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



Property owners have a responsibility to make sure that if their property is used for business or leisure, it has to be safe. This isn't always the case though. 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 aggressively pursue your case and make sure that you are fully cared for and provided for. 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 Mt Carmel. 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 Mt Carmel - Recent Victories

When choosing a lawyer, you should always pick based off of results. You want to know that you're giving your case to the best possible lawyer, and that they’re going to fight hard to make sure you get 100% of the recovery and compensation you deserve. 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 Mt Carmel - FAQ's

Do you have legal questions, but don't have time to step into an office right now? Would you rather watch a client testimonial video? 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:

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Premises Liability Lawyer in Mt Carmel - 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. 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. If you are bruised, and the injury is very minor, your case may not be worth pursuing to a legal degree.

2. Should the owner have known about the dangerous area? Did you see a sign stating the area was dangerous? Negligence is required for most claims. Wet floors with no signs, dangerously loose banisters, rubble on the floor, and other types of hazards that can cause injuries can make the owner of the property liable. 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 Mt Carmel immediately. We can help you determine the specifics of your case.

Relevant Statutes in a Mt Carmel 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. There are three main classifications of people in a slip and fall accident: invitees, licensees, and trespassers.

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

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