Injury on Another's Property in San Diego, CA
Premises Liability - Slip and Fall
Slips, trips, and falls
are common occurrences, but when they are caused by negligence, hazardous conditions, or inadequate security while on another's property, they often lead to serious injury.
If you or a loved one suffered an injury while on another person's San Diego property, you are not without rights under California law. You may be entitled to compensation for any injuries and related damages you sustained. Secure the legal expertise of a top rated San Diego personal injury attorney today to secure the justice and compensation you are owed by contacting top rated San Diego attorneys Mission Legal Center Personal Injury.
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Premises Liability Statistics
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):
- Every year, over 9 million fall injuries require hospital care
- 15% of incidental workplace deaths are caused by slip and fall accidents, second only to traffic accidents
- 70% of slip and fall accidents occur on flat, level surfaces
- 12.5% of children have been in a fight at school; 4% are injured badly enough to require medical treatment
The Common Types of Personal Injuries Sustained which require a Personal Injury Attorney in San Diego
- Slip and Fall
- When someone sustains injury as a result of a slip, trip or fall on another person's property
- Property owner might be held liable for injury
- Most occur in restaurants, hotels, motels and public buildings
- Dangerous indoor conditions: narrow or steep stairs, uneven flooring, torn carpeting or a wet floor
- Dangerous outdoor conditions: broken or cracked sidewalks, potholes or icy, rainy, snowy or hidden hazards
- Inadequate Security
- Most cases are never reported (due to embarrassment or bad information from authorities)
- Leads to: underage drinking, rape, assault, fighting or other violent crimes
- Hazardous Conditions/Activities resulting in San Diego premises liability cases
- Animal attacks (while walking on the street/sidewalk, at a neighbor's house, in a public space)
- Broken glass
- Construction (broken materials, exposed nails/wood/sharp edges, falling objects)
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- Fires (including fire damaged property)
- Swimming pools (public or private)
The Common Causes of Accidents on another's property in San Diego County
Injuries on another person's property may occur when the property owner, manager, tenant or contractor has committed some sort of careless act. Some examples of negligence are:
- Failure to maintain their property
- Failure to inspect
- Failure to warn
- Failure to act in a responsible manner to prevent foreseeable injury
The Next Step
If you or a loved one has been injured on another person's property, contact
Mission Legal Center. We are San Diego Personal Injury Attorneys with a proven record of success in helping those who suffer from a premises liability injuries, to receive the necessary medical attention, care and treatment you need, in addition to compensation for future care you may require. Call for a free consultation and case-specific guidance: (619) 564-4455
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Q: What is a
A: The most common premises liability cases are those involving a slip and fall accident. Slip and fall cases in San Diego are filed against the owner of a personal or commercial property.
Q: In terms of slip and fall accidents, what is considered a dangerous condition?
A: A dangerous condition in San Diego County can range from spilled drink on the floor of a public place, to rotting or weakened wooden steps at a house, or apartment. A dangerous condition can be anything that causes injury to another on the property which the property owner should have been reasonably aware of; and the injured victim couldn't have avoided the danger.
Q: How do I know the property owner of a commercial building/business in San Diego is responsible for the dangerous condition that led to my slip and fall?
A: A property owner must have been able to foresee the dangerous condition in order to be held liable.
Q: What if I was injured on government property in San Diego County?
Determining liability for an injury on federal, state and local government property can be more complicated than on private property, and should be discussed with an experienced San Diego Personal Injury Attorney. To learn more about premises liability cases and injuries click here
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