Premises Liability Accidents

Premises liability is an area of law that holds property owners responsible for injuries that occur on their premises. If you've been injured on someone else's property, you may be able to pursue compensation for your damages through a premises liability claim. To do so, you need an experienced premises liability lawyer on your side.
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    Premises Liability Lawyer: Protecting Your Rights After an Accident

    What is Premises Liability?

    At Oregon Serious Injury Law Firm, we have a team of experienced premises liability lawyers who can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.

    Premises liability refers to the legal responsibility of property owners to maintain their property in a safe condition and to warn others of any hazards that may exist. When a property owner fails to fulfill this responsibility, they may be liable for any injuries that occur as a result of their negligence.

    Common Types of Premises Liability Cases

    Premises liability cases can arise in a variety of situations. Some of the most common types of premises liability cases include:

    How Can a Premises Liability Lawyer Help You?

    An experienced premises liability lawyer can help you in a number of ways. They can investigate the circumstances surrounding your accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case on your behalf. They can also help you pursue compensation for damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

    Choosing the Right Premises Liability Lawyer

    When choosing a premises liability lawyer, it's important to look for an attorney who has experience handling these types of cases. They should also have a track record of success and be able to provide references from satisfied clients. At Oregon Serious Injury Law Firm, our team of experienced premises liability lawyers has a proven track record of success in premises liability cases.

    We believe that victims of premises liability accidents deserve justice and compensation. That's why we work tirelessly to help our clients pursue their legal rights and recover the compensation they deserve. We handle every case with compassion and sensitivity, and we always put our clients first.

    premises liability lawyer in oregon FAQS

    What is Oregon premises liability law?

    Oregon premises liability law is the set of legal principles that determine who is responsible for injuries that occur on someone else's property. It holds property owners and occupiers responsible for maintaining safe conditions on their premises and protecting visitors from foreseeable harm.

    Who can be sued for premises liability?

    Under Oregon premises liability law, anyone who owns or occupies property, including individuals, businesses, and government entities, can be sued for premises liability if they fail to maintain safe conditions on their property and someone is injured as a result.

    What is the premises liability rule?

    The premises liability rule is the legal standard that determines the duty of care a property owner or occupier owes to visitors. In Oregon, the premises liability rule is based on the visitor's status on the property. Property owners owe the highest duty of care to invitees, or people who are on the property for the benefit of the owner, such as customers or tenants. Property owners owe a lower duty of care to licensees, or people who are on the property with the owner's permission, such as social guests. Property owners owe the lowest duty of care to trespassers, or people who are on the property without the owner's permission.

    What must an injured party prove to win a premises liability case?

    To win a premises liability case in Oregon, an injured party must prove the following elements:

    • The property owner or occupier owed a duty of care to the injured party based on the injured party's status on the property.
    • The property owner or occupier breached that duty of care by failing to maintain safe conditions on the property or failing to warn the injured party of a dangerous condition on the property.
    • The breach of duty was the cause of the injured party's injuries.
    • The injured party suffered actual damages as a result of the breach of duty.

    Schedule a Free Consultation

    If you've been injured in a premises liability accident, don't wait to seek the help you need. Contact Oregon Serious Injury Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced premises liability lawyers. We'll help you understand your legal rights and options, and we'll fight to help you recover the compensation you deserve.