Business owners and property owners in Oregon have a legal responsibility to make sure their premises are reasonably safe for customers and visitors. If you slip, trip, or fall on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. The business or property owner may be liable, meaning you may take action to pursue compensation that can go towards covering the unanticipated medical bills, lost wages, and other costs associated with your injuries. At Zbinden & Curtis Attorneys At Law, our team of experienced premises liability attorneys is ready to guide you through each step of the filing process to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
A premises liability case may arise if a tenant is injured in an apartment in which the landlord has failed to correct a hazardous situation. For instance, if a landlord knows of a potential hazard and takes no steps to address the issue, causing a tenant to suffer injuries as a result, the accident victim may pursue a claim against the proprietor. In other premises liability cases, commercial property owners may be held responsible if customers suffer injuries due to the owner’s or their employees’ negligence. Additionally, many Oregon premises liability accidents occur in parking lots, hotels, motels, amusement parks, or on sidewalks. Sometimes, property owners may be held liable for failing to sufficiently secure their facilities (like a parking lot lacking proper lighting may increase or attract criminal activity).
Suffering an accident at the hands of someone acting negligently can be devastating, especially if the issue was largely preventable. As you focus on your physical recovery, we invite you to reach out to one of our seasoned premises liability attorneys to learn more about your options for pursuing the compensation you need to cover the unanticipated costs stemming from the accident. We’re prepared to fight for the best possible outcome so you can move forward with greater clarity and confidence.