Premises Liability LawyerTrenton, IL

If you slipped and fell in a grocery store, shopping mall, or in a parking lot, our premises liability lawyers in Trenton 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. Sometimes property owners couldn't care less, and this leads to accidents. 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 aren't sure of the laws surrounding your type of accident. You need help.

Our Premises Liability Lawyers will fight for your full recovery and nothing less. 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 Trenton. 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 Trenton - Can I sue?

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

1. Are you injured? If you had to go to the hospital to get care, you might be able to pursue a lawsuit. Legally pursuable injuries include broken bones, surgery, dislocated back, damaged limbs, and more. If you weren't injured in the accident, you cannot pursue a claim. Bruising, or minor injuries may not be worth legally pursuing.

2. Was the building owner acting negligently? Did you see a sign stating the area was dangerous? 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 Trenton 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 Trenton Premises Liability Case

Determining whether or not you have a premises liability case is going to depend on your legal status on the premises. There are three main classifications of people in a slip and fall accident: invitees, licensees, and trespassers.

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

Premises Liability Lawyer

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

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