Commercial and private property owners in Louisiana are required to ensure that their property is reasonably safe for those who use it. If you were injured while on someone else’s property, including a store, a restaurant, or a private residence, and your injury was the result of the property owner’s negligence, you may be entitled to receive financial compensation. However, not every person injured on someone else’s property has a good case and there can be several hurdles to recovery.
The Baton Rouge injury attorneys at Big River Trial Attorneys understand the complex issues that can arise if you or a member of your family has been injured while on someone else’s property. Premises liability claims in Louisiana can be difficult and there are several things you will have to prove in order win your case.
Property owners and managers have a duty to protect the safety of those who enter or use their property and to provide their property in safe condition. If you have been injured because a property owner did not comply with that duty, you may be entitled to compensation through a premises liability lawsuit. To demonstrate that a property owner is liable for injuries which occurred on their premises, all of the following elements must typically be proved:
If you or a member of your family has been injured on someone else’s property, you probably have questions about your legal options. If the injury was caused by the negligence of a property owner or manager, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and the pain and suffering you and your family have experienced. Premises liability cases in Louisiana can be very difficult and you should speak to an attorney with experience handling slip and fall, trip and fall, and other premises liability claims. At Big River Trial Attorneys we have experience with cases involving premises liability and can advise you of your rights and the types of compensation you might be entitled to. Call us today at (225) 963-9638 for a free consultation about your premises liability case.