Oregon Premises Liability Attorneys
When you visit another person’s or business’s property, you expect them to have the proper measures in place to keep everyone safe. When they don’t, you can become seriously injured, facing physical disabilities, pain, and other medical complications. However, you’re not alone in your suffering. A premises liability attorney from Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC can make sure your stack of medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses are covered by the person or people responsible for your needless pain. Through aggressive advocacy, the lawyers at our Salem law firm will help you get the compensation you need to move forward.
Premises Liability Attorneys
Get Back on Your Feet After Premises Liability
Whether you slip and fall on someone’s property or are subject to another type of premises liability, the aftermath can be devastating.
Broken bones, burns, electric shocks, burns, paralysis, neck and spinal cord injuries, and disfigurement are just some of the injuries you can experience. And, all those issues can leave you with emotional trauma as well.
The trouble is, getting help for those issues is costly. In Oregon, getting the help you need can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
That’s why it’s so important to contact a premises liability lawyer immediately. We’ll help you get the compensation you deserve after undergoing this horrible incident.
Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC Advocates for You
When you partner with the legal team at Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC, you’re not alone. We help you every step of the way in your case. Here’s how we work.
Investigate Your Case
The first thing we do is investigate your case to determine what caused the injury. We’ll gather evidence that proves who was at fault and shows what this issue has done to you.
Make and Negotiate a Claim
Next, we’ll negotiate with the at-fault party’s insurance company. We’ll make counteroffers to ensure that we get you the full compensation for your injuries.
If we can’t reach an agreement, we’ll take your case to court. There, our seasoned experts will advocate for you to help you receive the payout that you deserve.
Finally, after fighting your battle, we’ll secure your compensation. Our legal team will only take a fee if we win your case. That’s how we guarantee that we’ll get you the help and compensation you deserve for what you’ve suffered.
You deserve to be fairly compensated for what you’ve been through. That’s why working with a premises liability attorney is so important. Reach out to Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC to start the process.
FAQs About Premise Liability Claims
Even the most experienced individuals can find premises liability claims confusing. That’s why we’ve put together some frequently asked questions to help you out.
Do I need an attorney to bring a premises liability case?
While anyone is able to file and fight a premises liability case on their own, this isn’t typically the best idea. In many cases, it can be hard to prove your case and get proper compensation.
Rather than leaving things up to chance, it’s best to work with a premises liability attorney such as the ones at Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC. We’ll advocate for you and do the legwork to put together a solid premises liability case.
What are the different types of premises liability claims?
Premises liability cases can cover a number of different situations. A few of the types of premises liability claims include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Snow and ice accidents
- Defective conditions on the property
- Inadequate maintenance or security measures
- Elevator and escalator accidents
- Fires or floods
- Swimming pool accidents
- Dog bites
- Toxic fumes and chemical exposure
- Amusement park accidents
Other situations may also fall under the umbrella of premises liability. If you’re unsure if your case qualifies, it’s best to speak with a premises liability attorney from Swanson, Lathen, Prestwich, PC.
Is premises liability the same as negligence?
In fact, premises liability is a type of negligence. That’s because with premises liability cases, a property owner’s negligence lead to the injury of another individual. However, negligence can cover a wide range of other types of cases as well.
What are some examples of dangerous conditions which give rise to premises liability lawsuits?
A few examples of conditions which could lead to premises liability lawsuits include:
- Wet floors and failure to signpost that there are wet floors
- Swimming pools with inadequate fencing, signage, and safety measures
- Poorly lit stairways or hallways that result in slip and fall accidents
- Uneven or damaged stairs or flooring
- Collapsed or crumbling ceilings
- Loose wiring or hanging wires that result in fires, burns, or other injuries
There are countless other situations that could lead to a premises liability lawsuit. That’s why it’s so important to speak to a premises liability attorney. They can help you determine whether or not you have a case.
Who is responsible in a premises liability case?
Premise liability laws state that any property owner could be responsible in these types of cases. That could mean a homeowner, business owner, or even an organization that has their own property.
How long do I have to bring a lawsuit for premises liability?
Oregon law states that you have to file and initiate your premises liability lawsuit within two years. In other words, there’s no time to lose.
If you were injured on someone else’s property, it’s best to speak to a premises liability attorney as soon as possible. The expert legal team at Swanson, Lathen, and Prestwich, PC can help you file your claim before the statute of limitations is up.
Let Us Help You
We offer free consultations to all prospective clients and if we take your case on, there is no fee unless we win. Let us know how we can help you!