Belleville and St. Louis Premises Liability Attorneys
Were you injured while a visitor or tenant on someone’s property? Premises liability law covers any injury sustained by a visitor or tenant on another person’s property. The owner of the property may be held liable if it’s proven he or she was negligent. At Hipskind & McAninch, we believe no one should fear getting hurt on an individual’s or company’s property. We take measures to ensure anyone who is harmed gets the legal counsel and representation they deserve.
Injuries relating to property can include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dog bits
- Exposure to hazardous or toxic substances
- Uneven walkways or pavement
- Unsecured rugs, mats, and ladders
- Slippery or wet floors
- Uncleared snow and icy walkways
Premises Liability Lawyers in St. Louis, Belleville, and Edwardsville
In order to establish a case against the property owner, your premises liability attorney must demonstrate that the property owner:
- Failed to properly maintain his or her property in a safe and appropriate condition;
- Created inappropriate and unsafe conditions that lead to your injury;
- Failed to cure or notify guests of unsafe conditions, such as spilled liquids or faulty steps;
Generally, you must also show that the defendant owned or had some controlling interest in the property at the time of the injury. Click here to read our blog to find posts about premises liability.
Seek Representation Quickly In Your Premises Liability Case
In premises liability cases a lawsuit must be filed within a certain amount of time from the accident to preserve your claim. If you intend to pursue your claim, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible to ensure that you do not waive your right to compensation.
If you or a loved one has a potential premises liability claim, contact an experienced premises liability attorney at Hipskind & McAninch so that we can discuss the case and your options. We understand that you may need assistance beyond the usual 9 to 5 business hours, which is why we ask that you call whenever you need legal assistance at 618.641.9189 (IL) or 314-212.2930 (MO). We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We work on a contingency fee basis so we don’t get paid until you get paid.