Premises Liability

The Flood Law Firm handles premises liability cases throughout Connecticut. wet-floor-slippery-floorsThese cases involve falls or other accidents that can occur practically anywhere – from restaurants and stores to sidewalks or stairways.

Regardless of the location, a property owner has a legal responsibility to maintain a safe environment for invited visitors that is free of foreseeable hazards.

If you have suffered an injury as a result of property negligence, the premises liability attorneys at the Flood Law Firm have the resources to thoroughly investigate your claim and pursue compensation on your behalf.

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  • Premises Liability: Who Is Liable?

    When an accident occurs that could have been prevented with precautionary measures, the property owner is responsible for their failure to meet safety expectations. A premises liability lawsuit not only helps an injured person seek justice and compensation. It may also help prevent a similar accident from happening again.

    Here are just a few situations or locations in which an injured person might have a premises liability case:

    • A construction site that does not meet safety standards
    • Code violations in a building
    • Inadequate lighting
    • Structural defects – like broken staircases, for example
    • Insufficient or negligent security
    • A sidewalk, parking lot or driveway covered with snow or ice
    • Slippery floors

    The person who bears responsibility in these instances varies. A premises liability case may be brought against the owner of a business or home, a contractor or subcontractor who fails to maintain a safe job site, or even local or state governments if the incident occurs on public property.

    If you were harmed on an incident on a sidewalk or road or in a government building, you need to know the Connecticut requires you to file a notice with the government within 90 days of the accident. Don’t delay.

  • Why You Need an Attorney

    There are detailed factors that make up a premises liability case. Each situation has different relevant laws, and each requires dedicated time and research. The Flood Law Firm has access to medical experts and professional resources to help seek a successful outcome for your claim.

     

  • Compensation May Be Available

    If you have been injured as a result of property negligence, you may be eligible for compensation. An attorney can seek this compensation on your behalf. Potential compensation may include:

    • Medical expenses, both past and future
    • Hospital stays, ambulance rides
    • Rehabilitation
    • Loss of income due to an inability to work

    If you or a loved one have been injured and seek an experienced premises liability attorney, the Flood Law Firm is here to help. We will fight on your behalf for the compensation you may be entitled to and demand accountability from those responsible for your pain and suffering.

    Our law firm offers a free case evaluation. This gives us a chance to learn more about the details of your accident and discuss your legal options with you. Contact the Flood Law Firm today. There is no obligation.