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Legal Options Available in Premises Liability

By Viles Beckman | Jan 23, 2019

n premises liability cases, many injured people are unsure of what rights and options they have regarding filing a lawsuit against the negligent land owner. This is a serious situation that often requires the help of a skilled lawyer.

Unfortunately, simply because they don’t know the legal system, many of those who have been harmed fail to take any action whatsoever because they feel as though nothing would come of it. This is not entirely true. Legal options are available to those hurt by negligence.

The Right to Compensation

When someone’s negligence causes you significant harm, there are legal avenues to prove the reckless actions of the land or property owner to maintain their grounds. If it is shown that a hazard existed with the knowledge of the owner without warning to the public or invitees, the owner would be liable for any injuries caused.

Individuals may seek compensation for economic damages—including medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and lost wages—as well as non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering.

The Right to Justice

Not only does taking legal action help you cover the expenses associated with the injury, but it also incites change and brings about justice. Injured individuals can force property owners to ensure their grounds are safe from potential dangers.

When a lawsuit is filed, the negligent action of the property owner is brought into public light. As such, you can force them to change their policies, emphasizing on safety. This may help prevent others in the future from sustaining serious injury.

Our Florida premises liability attorneys at Viles & Beckman are on your side, working to help you understand your rights and options when moving forward. You deserve to have strong legal advocacy in your corner at all times.

Trust that our firm has the experience, skill, and resources necessary to help you seek the most favorable outcome possible.

Call us at (239) 334-3933 today and discover the legal options you may have.