North Carolina Premises Liability Lawyers
Serving Clients throughout the State since 1997
Both private and public property owners have a duty of reasonable care to guests, visitors, and others who are legally on their premises. This means that property owners are responsible for conducting proper premises upkeep and maintenance, limiting dangerous conditions, and/or warning visitors of any hazards that may exist. When property owners fail to do this, they put innocent people at risk.
If you were injured on someone else’s property and you believe a negligent property owner, manager, or another party was at fault, reach out to the team at Lanier Law Group.
Our North Carolina premises liability lawyers can help determine if you have grounds for a claim and, if so, what compensation you may be entitled to receive. We are prepared to put decades of experience and our aggressive, personalized approach to personal injury law on your side.
Put a heavyweight in your corner; call Lanier Law Group at (855) 757-4204 or contact us online to request a free consultation today.
What Is Premises Liability?
Premises liability refers to the responsibility of property owners to keep reasonably safe premises for visitors. This applies to anyone who is legally on the property, such as an invited guest, a customer, an employee, a tenant, or anyone in a public place, such as a park.
However, the law does not typically afford such protections to those who are unlawfully on public or private property, such as trespassers.
To bring a premises liability claim in North Carolina, you will need to prove the following elements:
- The property owner owed you a duty of care (in other words, you were lawfully on the property)
- A dangerous condition existed
- The property owner knew of or should have known of the dangerous condition
- The property owner failed to take reasonable action to fix, address, or warn of the dangerous condition
- You were injured as a result
- Due to your injuries, you suffered damages (medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, etc.)
“Dangerous conditions” vary but often include things like spilled merchandise, accumulated water or ice, improper signage, unsafe swimming pools, improper or inadequate maintenance, unsafe stairs, lack of proper hand rails, and more.
Types of Premises Liability Claims We Handle
At Lanier Law Group, our North Carolina premises liability lawyers are well-versed in these types of claims. We know the law, and we know how to thoroughly investigate all aspects of your claim to build a solid case on your behalf.
We represent clients in all types of premises liability cases, including those involving:
Whether you were injured in a grocery store, slipped and fell at work, or were assaulted in a parking garage that lacked security lighting and personnel, we can help. Our entire team is dedicated to fighting for the justice and maximum compensation you deserve.
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Regardless of when you contact our firm, we're here to make sure that you get the answers you need. We also offer weekend appointments and consultations.
After an injury, every second counts. We are available to meet with you in person, virtually, or at your location to provide the highest quality legal counsel.
Every case we take on has a team of dedicated professionals assigned to make sure that we're delivering the best possible service and results.