Were you injured while you were located on someone’s property? Was your injury due to some issue or defect on the property, like a hole in the porch, a break in the concrete walkway, a ceiling collapse, or some other condition on the property? If so, you may have a lawsuit based on Louisiana’s premises liability law.
To learn more, you can reach out to the Lousiana personal injury attorney at the Law Offices of Philip B. Adams.
In the state of Louisiana, the building owner is answerable for the damage caused by a defective condition on his or her property if the condition is caused by neglect or if the condition is the result of a defect in the property’s original construction. However, the defective conditions’ mere existence on a property is insufficient for recovery. Pursuant to the law, a defendant owner is only answerable for the damages if it can be proved that:
So, ask yourself:
Suppose your answer to these questions is yes. In that case, you should consult a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to determine whether you have a cause of action based on premises liability. Notably, you may not know whether the owner knew or should have known about the hazard or whether the owner failed to correct it, but those are questions that a good lawyer can help you answer. You do not have to figure it all out alone. Help is within reach and can be just a phone call away.
Call Law Offices of Philip B. Adams
Yes, accidents happen, but some accidents are preventable. You should not have to bear the burden or the expense of an accident caused by a hazard on someone’s property without recourse. Let the Law Offices of Philip B. Adams fight for you and get you what you deserve. Mr. Adams is an experienced personal injury lawyer in Louisiana dedicated to fighting for his clients and seeking adequate compensation for them. Whether you were injured on someone’s property or in some other type of accident, he can handle it!
If you, a friend, or a family member want to know if you have a viable premises liability case, please do not hesitate to contact the Law Offices of Philip B. Adams today! He is an experienced Louisiana accident attorney and represents clients throughout the state. He will work to leave no stone unturned. If you want to learn more about his firm, you can visit his website or call 318-230-7199 to set up a consultation.