Ohio premises liability law covers personal injuries and wrongful deaths due to what most people call slips and falls. The number of cases that fall into the legal category of premises liability is actually much larger, also including cuts, burns, electric shocks, near-drownings, and dog bites and animal attacks. Barkan Meizlish, LLP’s Columbus, Ohio premises liability attorneys are well-equipped to help you get the compensation you deserve.
What makes a Columbus, Ohio, personal injury case a premises liability claim is the fact that the injury occurred at a business or a residence that the victim was visiting. Employees who suffer injuries in the workplace must almost always apply for workers’ compensation rather than pursue a personal injury claim against their employer.
Property owners and business managers have a high legal duty to ensure that visitors and customers remain safe and unharmed. Failing to meet that duty makes the property owner or business manager liable for paying compensation and monetary damages to the injured person.
The Columbus premises liability lawyers with Barkan Meizlish, LLP, have helped clients who suffered injuries because a homeowner or company failed to:
Homes and businesses can be dangerous places. Tripping, getting hit by a falling object or stumbling into an unfenced pool can inflict severe, even fatal, injuries. Negligent property owners or business managers should be held accountable.
A settlement or jury award for a premises liability claim can pay off medical bills, provide funds for ongoing medical care, replace wages lost while recovering, and compensate the victim for pain and suffering. Families who lose a loved one due the negligence of a property owner or business manager can receive compensation for their emotional losses. Contact our Columbus premises liability attorney now for more info.
Additionally, sometimes succeeding with a premises liability claim will reduce the chance that the problem will reoccur. This protects other people.
To schedule an appointment and a FREE CONSULTATION with a Columbus, Ohio, premises liability attorney, call Barkan Meizlish DeRose Wentz Mclnerney Peifer, LLP, at (614) 221-4221. You can also reach out to one of our lawyers online or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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