premises liability attorney denver

When injured on the property of another individual, you are likely entitled to a substantial amount of monetary compensation for your injuries. Property owners and managers have a strict responsibility to make sure that their premise is free from hazards that could cause damage to a visitor. If they haven't taken proper precautions, then they could be liable for resulting injuries. There are a large variety of places that that can pose dangers to visitors, and the owner of the premises is responsible for anything that occurs in these areas. Many personal injury cases take place around a swimming pool at an individual's home. The owner must take the steps to protect guests, both children and adults, from falling into the pool. A similar circumstance includes a business that has slippery floors or broken structures. Someone could slip and fall, or trip and become seriously injured on a broken surface or structure. If you or a loved one has suffered on another individual's property, feel free to speak with a Denver accident lawyer at our personal injury law firm. We can give you important information that will help you make decisions about pursuing a claim.

There are Many Factors to Determining Liability

The number of factors which can affect liability is quite large, but our premises liability lawyers are well versed in all of them. The manager or owner of the property can be held responsible and will be liable to provide the victim with compensation. If the plaintiff was injured while involved in a trespassing situation, the defendant may be proven not liable. If the owner is aware of a safety hazard or has reasonable cause to have been aware, they will likely be held liable to pay damages to the victim. Proper steps should be taken to warn visitors about the danger that his or her property holds. An owner is also responsible for monitoring their property to ensure that risks don't develop that could cause harm to guests. In court, it may be argued that the owner should have taken steps to fix the issue to make his or her property safe for guests. We can discuss the events of your accident and determine whether there is a viable premises liability case for you. Once we have this figured out, we will help you proceed from there. You don't have to work through your accident alone, and you shouldn't. Having professional legal representation shows the liable party and their insurance company that you mean business when it comes to seeking justice.

Holding the Liable Party Responsible

There are a variety of circumstances that can lead to injuries on another individual's property. Sometimes they are difficult to define, but often they are issues that occur on many different properties. Often owners simply don't have a problem fixed until is causes an actual accident, which is unacceptable for the safety of visitors. Some of the most common safety hazards that can be found on properties include:

  • Poor lighting
  • Lack of maintenance
  • Broken facilities
  • Slippery surfaces
  • Falling objects
  • Lack of fencing
  • Lack of security
  • Improper / lack of signs
  • Faulty pool equipment

It is important to speak with a lawyer from our personal injury law firm if you have been injured because of one of the above issues or a similar problem. If you don't see the cause of your accident on the list, that doesn't mean it isn't a viable claim. At Anderson Hemmat, we have the experience to help you navigate each circumstance, no matter what happened. We can perform a thorough investigation to determine the best route to take. By assessing the case and examining the location, we can build a personal injury case to ensure that you obtain the maximum compensation that you deserve. We can help you prepare for what lies ahead and provide you with answers to all of your questions. With expert advice, you have a much better chance of finding success with your claim and getting what is rightfully yours.

Comparative Liability Changes the Case

The most important element of your case that should be established is the party at fault. Comparative negligence may be true of your case, which will change the way our personal injury firm will advise you to continue. This is when both parties were partially at fault, and a percentage of fault is determined. In this case, it might not be worth the effort to file a premises liability case, because you may be the party considered primarily at fault for the accident. That is when a case evaluation would come into play. Our personal injury law firm has the knowledge to help you understand your case and find out who is responsible for the incident. We can help you figure out whether or not you should continue to pursue a premises liability claim. The judge or jury will wish to determine why you were on the other individual's property, which will help them decide how the fault falls. We will go over the situation with you first, so that you know what to expect as the case progresses. We can help you determine what steps to take in your specific case.

Taking Steps to Accident Compensation

We stand by the name of Anderson Hemmat with pride and confidence in our legal work. Our experience is extensive, and our compassionate service unparalleled. Each member of our personal injury law firm understands the impact that an accident can have to the victim who has been injured on the premises of another individual. We understand that the other party involved will be trying to prove that they aren't responsible for your injuries, and that this can be very frustrating. We also know the laws that are in place to protect your rights and ensure that you are able to receive just compensation. If you have been injured while a guest of another individual through negligence, we suggest obtaining medical care and legal attention at once. At Anderson Hemmat, we can help you recover the compensation you deserve! Contact our personal injury law firm today to obtain the legal assistance you deserve!

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  • When does a personal injury case go to court?

    Typically, a personal injury accident case will go to trial when a settlement agreement cannot be reached outside of courts. If the defendant in the personal injury case is refusing to offer a settlement that accurately reflects the extent of damages, then a trial might be the only option to secure maximum financial compensation.

  • How do I know if I should accept a settlement offer?

    The best way to know whether or not you should accept a personal injury settlement is to consult with an accident lawyer you trust. Insurance companies try to get claimants to settle quickly before they know how much they actually could get for their accident. Consider having your personal injury case evaluated by a Denver accident attorney from our law firm.

  • How much does it cost to hire a lawyer from your law firm?

    Anderson Hemmat operates on a contingency fee basis. This is a "no recovery, no fee" guarantee which basically states that you do not owe us attorney fees until we obtain a verdict or settlement for you. To learn more about payment options, please call our experienced accident attorneys directly.

  • Do I need an accident lawyer to handle my personal injury case?

    While it is not mandatory that you have legal representation for a personal injury case, it can be extremely beneficial. Many people are cut short of the financial compensation because they were not aware of how much they actually deserved for their extensive accident.

  • I don't think my accident was very serious. Should I still go to the hospital?

    Many people do not go to the hospital after car accidents either because they think they are not injured or they fear they will have to pay out of pocket for the visit. Truthfully, many car accident injuries can go undetected and may not begin to bother the victim until days or even weeks after the accident. As a precaution, anyone involved in a moderate to serious car accident should go to the hospital for a physical evaluation. Most likely, this visit will be covered by insurance. Just be sure to keep record of the visit and the payment for the visit.

  • How do I know if I'm being offered a fair settlement for my auto accident?

    It can be difficult for a driver to know how much they're entitled to after a car accident. Many drivers accept the insurance company's first settlement offer because they trust that it's fair and will be enough to cover all accident-related expenses. This is not always the case. We encourage drivers to consult with a car accident attorney after a collision for a second opinion on how much your claim is worth. More often than not, insurance companies offer claimants far less than they actually deserve.

  • How is the value of my claim calculated?

    Colorado has comparative/contributory negligence laws. This means that even drivers who are partially at fault for accidents can recover compensation from insurance. However, this does not apply to drivers who are more than 50 percent at fault for the collision. For example, if the insurance adjusters decided that you were 20 percent at-fault and the other driver was 80 percent at-fault, then you could collect up to 80 percent from the other driver's insurance.

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