Premises Liability

Long Beach Premises Liability Lawyer

Accidents created by the negligent design, maintenance or operation of a premises may give rise to severe injuries necessitating sizable funds for medical bills, lost wages and long-term care. Although many accidents that occur on another person’s property are minor, resulting in little more than a few scrapes or bruises, others are significantly more severe and result in life changing injuries for the victim.

These accidents are usually the outcome of negligence of the owners or operators of the property, often exhibited in the form of:

  • Broken staircases
  • Cracked sidewalks
  • Torn carpets
  • Potholes, uncovered manholes, or open swimming pools
  • Absence of handrails
  • No ice/snow removal
  • Animals let loose on premises, usually with no warning signs
  • Overgrown grass
  • Poor lighting
  • Uneven surfaces
  • Wet or unclean floors
  • Defective electrical wiring
  • Broken smoke-detectors
  • Poor construction using shoddy materials
  • Building code violations

Owners and/or managers of properties owe a duty of care under state and federal law to afford a safe environment to anybody who is invited into, or could be present on their property. If a patron of their establishment is harmed on their property, they may be required to be held legally accountable for the carelessness or negligence that caused the accident and subsequent injuries.

If you or a loved one have been injured on the property of another person due as a result of the owner or manager of the premises failing to ensure its upkeep in such a way as to avoid injury to the public, Gabriel & Associates can help. We stand ready to assist you recover the losses you incurred, including:

  • Costs of medical care
  • Lost wages
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Potential future medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

If the victim was fatally injured, his or her survivor(s) may be able to seek wrongful death damages to cover funeral and burial expenses, in addition to other damages.

At Gabriel & Associates, we have the skills and resources needed to help you seek the maximum compensation award available in your case. We are ready to provide you with the legal advice and support you need, so you can begin the journey of healing. Call now for a free consultation at (562) 436-9292, or dial our toll-free number (800) 801-7221.

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