Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

Chesapeake, Virginia Premises Liability Attorney

There are many different properties you may enter throughout the week. When you walk into a grocery store or a gas station, you are protected under premises liability laws should an accident occur. Of course, the last thing on your mind when you go to buy groceries for the night is that you will be involved in an accident that can change your life forever. If you are injured in such an accident, it’s important to speak with a Chesapeake, VA premises liability attorney from Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C.

What is Premises Liability?

Property owners owe anyone who enters their property a duty of care to maintain safe conditions. When they neglect to do so, accidents can occur. Property owners are not just grocery stores and gas stations, they also include commercial property owners, government property operators, and private property owners. Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., often handles premises liability cases such as:

  • Swimming pool or hot tub incidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Retail store liability
  • Dog bite incidents
  • Inadequate property maintenance
  • Restaurant liability
  • Negligent or inadequate security
  • Attractive nuisance cases

This is not an exhaustive list as there is a range of ways that property owners can be negligent and cause harm to visitors.

Injuries From Premises Liability Accidents

Some injuries can be minor after an accident, which is why many people fail to take the proper steps in the immediate aftermath. Always seek medical treatment even if you feel fine. There are many different injuries that you can suffer from a premises liability accident including:

  • Neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Dislocated bones
  • Severe strains or sprains
  • Open head wounds
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Drowning
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Paralysis

While some injuries can be resolved over the span of a few months, others may require years of medical treatment. Property owners may have insurance coverage to provide relief for some of your expenses, but they will often try to deny or lower your claim.

Compensation for Your Injuries

If you fear that you will be unable to obtain compensation for your injuries it is imperative that you contact a Chesapeake, Virginia premises liability attorney. You only have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim. The longer you wait, the harder it may be to obtain crucial evidence related to your case. At Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., we will seek compensation on your behalf for some of the following:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Past and future medical bills related to the injury
  • Lost wages if you had to take time off of work
  • Loss of personal enjoyment of life
  • Possible punitive damages if the property owner was grossly negligent

There may be other compensation or damages you may be entitled to seek. The amount of compensation you can obtain will rely on the facts of your case and the severity of your injuries.

Contact Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. Today

If you or a loved one have been injured on another person’s property, you will need a Chesapeake, VA premises liability attorney on your side. Contact Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., at 757-517-8956, or complete a contact form to schedule an appointment.

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