Premises Liability LawyerSt. Peters, MO

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



Property Owners should keep their property safe at all times. End of story. However, not all property owners are responsible. 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 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 a full recovery from this accident, and you deserve to be compensated for and losses that resulted from the premises liability accident in St. Peters. 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 St. Peters - Can I sue?

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

1. Were you seriously hurt in the fall or accident? If your injury required extensive medical care, you may have a case against the property owner. Usually, these types of injuries will be broken bones, a dislocated back, sprained ankles or limbs, etc. To have a legal claim, you must have been injured as a result of the dangerous condition. Bruising, or minor injuries may not be worth legally pursuing.

2. Did the owner know about the danger and not fix it? 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 notice given of the danger, and you were still injured, your case may be more difficult.

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

Relevant Statutes in a St. Peters 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 St. Peters 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 St. Peters 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 is dedicated to fighting your full rights and recovery, and our Premises Liability lawyers in St. Peters will not stop till you receive 100% of what you are owed. Call our Premises Liability lawyers in St. Peters at 314-542-2222 or 618-272-2222 to discuss your premises liability case today.

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