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When Do I Have a Premises Liability Claim?

Every day in Chicago, people slip and fall or are otherwise injured while on another's property. Premises liability lawyers recognize that every injury does not make the basis for a personal injury lawsuit, however. How can you find out if you have the legal grounds to file a premises liability claim?

Premises Liability Conditions

Premises Liability cases are some of the most common kinds of personal injury lawsuits, but there are specific criteria that must be met in order to bring a claim under the law. If you can meet the following conditions, you may have a solid case:

  • The property owner knew there was a dangerous condition, but did not act to prevent injuries
  • The plaintiff was a visitor or guest on the premises (was not trespassing)
  • The property was improperly maintained
  • The property was improperly built
  • Dangerous areas were not secured

If you meet these conditions, you may be able to hold one or more parties liable for your injury. Premises liability law lays out who can be held responsible, depending on the specific situation. These parties can include:

  • The property owner
  • The business owner
  • The manager of the store
  • The apartment building manager or superintendent

If you or your loved one is suffering from injuries sustained on someone else's property in the Chicago or Aurora areas, please call the Law Offices of Mark L. Karno & Associates today at 800-849-7182 for your free consultation with our experienced premises liability lawyers.

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