Premises Liability LawyerPotosi, MO

If you slipped and fell in a grocery store, shopping mall, or in a parking lot, our premises liability lawyers in Potosi 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. You know the property owners are liable for certain types of accidents on the property, but you aren't sure if that includes you 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 Potosi. 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 Potosi - 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 seek medical care, and the care was extensive, you may have a case. Usually, these types of injuries will be broken bones, a dislocated back, sprained ankles or limbs, etc. You have to be injured for the claim to proceed. Bruising, or minor injuries may not be worth legally pursuing.

2. Was the owner made aware, but did nothing to remedy the dangerous area? Was the area taped off? Negligence, or a lack of action is required typically. 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 Potosi immediately. We want to speak to you about your case to make sure you get the care and recover you need.

Relevant Statutes in a Potosi Premises Liability Case

In a slip and fall or premises liability case, determining the legal status of the person hurt is important to determine if there is a recovery owed. The three classifications are: invitees, licensees, and trespassers.

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

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