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Premises Liability

The Virginia premises liability attorneys at our law firm have successfully represented individuals who were injured on another’s property recover the compensation they need to pay for medical bills, make up for lost wages and otherwise compensate losses stemming from the negligence of the property owner or other entity. Under Virginia premises liability law, property owners have an obligation to provide a reasonably safe environment and our attorneys work to ensure that this duty is upheld, protecting the rights of patrons and the public alike.

If you or a loved one was injured on another’s property, you may have a claim against the owner of the premises. To find out if you can seek compensation for your injuries, contact our Newport News premises liability attorneys today.

Types of Virginia Premises Liability Claims

While slip and fall accidents make up the majority of premise liability cases, our Virginia attorneys also handle claims involving:

  • Negligent security
  • Amusement park accidents
  • Swimming pool drowning
  • Playground injuries
  • Animal attacks (dog bites, etc.)
  • Negligent maintenance
  • Rapes and assaults
  • Apartment complex injuries

While property owners are typically the defendants in Newport News premises liability cases, they are not the only individuals who can be liable in these situations. For instance, builders and architects can also be liable for design defects or insufficiencies, which result in dangerous conditions for the public and of which they should have been aware during the construction.

Newport News Virginia Premises Liability Attorneys

Although showing that another individual or entity was negligent can be difficult, our Virginia premises liability attorneys have a proven track record in handling these cases, which often begin with a timely and thorough investigation. To have a successful premises liability claim in Virginia, our attorneys must demonstrate that the property owner was aware or should have been aware of a safety hazard and failed to correct this danger. In doing so, our Hampton Roads premises liability attorneys will investigate the accident site, research building codes and safety reports, evaluate local crime statistics, interview witnesses, obtain maintenance records and video surveillance, and take any additional steps which can help strengthen your claim.

If you suspect an apartment, building, or other property owner was negligent in causing your premises liability injury, our attorneys may be able to assist with your case. To find out if you have a claim, contact our Virginia premises liability lawyers for a no cost, no obligation review of your claim.

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