Las Vegas Premises Liability Lawyer

The State of Nevada requires all business owners, homeowners, and public space officials to ensure their properties are kept safe for visitors under premise liability law. If a property owner fails to maintain a safe public area, injuries can happen. If you of a loved one have been injured due to another persons’ negligence, you should retain our experienced slip and fall lawyer Las Vegas immediately. With over a decade of experience and millions recovered, we are fully equipped to take on any case, regardless of how challenging it may be.

Do not settle for less than what you deserve. Do not let a property owner, or insurance company, intimidate you into believing you do not have a case. Instead, let us fight for you. Our personal injury law firm works on a contingency-fee-basis, which means you pay nothing until we win.

Understanding your rights and premises liability law

If you been injured on a public or private property due to negligence, contact our Las Vegas premises liability lawyer at The Injury Firm for a free initial consultation. Call (702) 800-0988 now.

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Common accidents in Las Vegas, NV

At any hour of the day, you can count on the fact that Las Vegas will be filled with pedestrians and tourists. People are constantly walking up and down the busy streets, whether they are sightseeing, commuting, or shopping.

Regardless of how busy our streets and shopping malls may be, property owners maintain the responsibility or ensuring a safe premise for its visitors. At The Injury Firm, we care about your safety and well-being. Our Las Vegas slip and fall lawyers are determined to help you achieve maximum compensation for your accident injuries in the event you fall victim to property safety neglect.

The location of your injury

Regardless of where you were when you were injured, if you were on a public or private property, and the accident was caused by negligence, you may be entitled to recover compensation. Slip and fall cccidents in Las Vegas typically happen at:

  • sporting events;
  • hotel and casinos;
  • busy crosswalks;
  • shopping malls;
  • parking lots;
  • grade schools and colleges;
  • private property.

Typical causes

Experiencing an injury on a public or private property can be embarrassing and debilitating. Moreover, you may find yourself worrying about how you will afford your medical bills, how you will handle insurance negotiations, and how long it will take you to heal. Above all, you may find yourself feeling frustrated as you know your injury could have been prevented.

Typical premises liability injuries include from slip and fall accident, dog bites, and negligent security. Property owners are held responsible for any injuries that occur as a result of negligence. Areas of negligence include:

  • Broken or unstable furniture;
  • Damaged stairs, handrails, or walkways;
  • Unsecured fixtures;
  • Negligent security;
  • Defective lighting;
  • Slippery floors;
  • Unmarked hazards.

Premises liability claim investigations

Most companies want to avoid a claim from escalating to court, and they most certainly want to avoid a long-dragged out civil case. It is their objective to get the claim to settle as quickly as possible, for as little as possible. Sometimes, they may offer you a settlement on the spot to avoid any negative publicity or expensive case costs—however, that’s not always the case. Many times, they will engage in an investigation surrounding the accident.

If you were injured in Las Vegas, NV, the casinos may review surveillance footage of the accident to ensure the injury was in fact caused by their negligence. They may gather witness information, request medical records, and so on.

Do you have a slip and fall case?

As mandated by Nevada Law, property owners are required to ensure their properties are safe and secure for its guests. If they fail to maintain a safe premise, they can and should be held liable. In order to file a premise liability claim, you must prove the following:

  • the accident was caused by a property owners negligence;
  • the owner was made aware of the situation and failed to remedy it.

Next steps (no pun intended)

If you were injured due to a slip on a slippery surface, or you fall due to an unsecured walkway or railing, you deserve compensation for your injury. Below are a few steps you should take to preserve the evidence of your claim:

  • Obtain medical treatment. Even if you feel you are not “that injured” or your injuries are not “that severe” you should still consult with a medical professional to document the accident and monitor any underdeveloped injuries.
  • Document the accident scene. Take photos and video of the area of your injury, and obtain any witness statements that may help your slip and fall lawyer build a strong case.
  • Document the accident with the property owner. The owner may attempt to use your words against you in court, so it is important you document your conversation with the owner. This could be by a recorded audio file, a written statement (with your signature and approval) and provide all of this information to your premises liability lawyer.

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Slip and fall frequently asked questions

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If I slip and fall on a property, will I be awarded with compensation for my injury?

In most cases, yes. You may be entitled to collect compensation for your injuries if you were injured on a public or private property. In order to collect compensation, you must prove that the accident was caused on a persons property due to negligence. You must also prove that the owner was made aware of the hazard and they failed to remedy the accident in a timely manner.

What qualifies as a premise liability claim?

Any type of accident that occurs on another person’s property due to negligence is considered a premise liability. Common areas of negligence include:

  • Broken or damaged furniture;
  • Defective lighting;
  • Damaged walkways;
  • Negligent security;
  • Slippery floors or surfaces;
  • Unmarked hazards.

Why should I hire your law firm?

By hiring The Injury Firm to handle your premises liability claim, you are hiring the best attorneys in Nevada. We understand how to structure and prove negligence, and we can immediately begin investigating the accident scene to gather any other useful information to support your accident claim.

What should I do if I was injured in a public space?

If you were hurt in a public space, you should do the following to ensure the strongest claim possible:

  • Get medical treatment. Even if you feel you are not “that injured” or your injuries are not “that severe” you should still consult with a medical professional to document the accident and monitor any underdeveloped injuries.
  • Document the accident scene. Take photos and video of the area of your injury, and obtain any witness statements that may help build a strong case.
  • Document the accident with the property owner. The owner may attempt to use your words against you in court, so it is important you document your conversation with the owner. This could be by a recorded audio file, a written statement (with your signature and approval) and provide all of this information to your premises liability lawyer.

How long does the process take?

The length of your claim depends on several factors. These factors include the extent of your injuries, the integrity of your evidence, and whether or not you have hired a local law firm to represent you. By hiring an attorney, the process can be greatly streamlined and the award can be greatly increased as opposed to if you were to self-represent.

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Brian M. Boyer, Esq.

Brian M. Boyer has practiced personal injury law for over a decade. In the past ten years, he has helped multiple car accident victims recover financially. His expertise as an injury lawyer remains unmatched in terms of securing maximum compensation for his clients.

If you or a loved one have experienced a personal injury following an accident, do not try to manage the complicated insurance negotiations and legal paperwork alone. Call The Injury Firm’s Brian Boyer at (702) 800-0988 for a free and confidential case review.