What Types of Premises Liability Can I Sue For?
- posted: Dec. 01, 2013
You probably know someone who has been involved in a premises liability action, but don’t realize it. That slip and fall at the grocery store or the rug you trip over at a friend’s house are both examples of premises liability, but some may call it a slip and fall or a trip and fall. For both situations you may need a New Jersey premises liability lawyer to get you the compensation you need.
Property owners owe a duty of care to people they invite or allow onto their property. They are charged to keep the premises reasonably safe from hazardous conditions, whether by inspecting and repairing the property, or posting warning signs that a hazardous condition exists. The State of New Jersey allows you to file suit within two years of the date of the accident. Common type of premises liability other than slip and fall or trip and fall accidents are:
- Dog bites and attacks
- Electric shock due to exposed electric wiring
- Falling objects
- Falls from heights
- Dangerous chemical exposure
- Negligent security, which means if an owner knew the premises were unsafe because of criminal activity and did nothing to protect customers
Accidents on property can occur anywhere, from a parking lot to inside a church, and when injury occurs and you suffer medical expenses, time lost from work or permanent injury, slip and fall lawyers in New Jersey protect your losses and allow you to be compensated for them.
The Brown, Novick & Colarulo is committed to getting you the compensation you deserve for injuries you suffered on another person’s or business owner’s property.