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Kent Premises Liability Attorney
In Washington, property owners have a responsibility to keep their premises safe. However, not all owners uphold this important duty, leading to severe injuries suffered by their visitors, tenants, and patrons.
If you are injured in an accident on someone else’s Kent property, you may be eligible for a lawsuit against the owner. In these situations, trust the Kent premises liability attorney at Colburn Law to fight for your right to compensation.
Why Choose Colburn Law for Your Premises Liability Claim
- Our attorney, Greg Colburn, has helped hundreds of people settle their personal injury claims. We have the skills and experience to secure the settlement that you deserve.
- We offer free consultations from anywhere. We will gladly meet with you at our offices, or at another location upon your request, including your home or hospital room.
- Our firm understands the financial hardship that can accompany an accident on someone else’s property. We take all cases on a contingency fee—if we do not win your case, you do not owe legal fees.
When Are Property Owners Liable for an Accident?
Property owners may be financially responsible for injuries that befall authorized visitors on their premises. These individuals have a duty to maintain safe conditions on their properties. If a hazard arises, they must respond to it within a reasonable amount of time and take steps to properly warn visitors of danger.
If a property owner breaches this responsibility and a person is injured as a result, the victim could pursue a legal claim against him or her. Below are a few examples of situations where an property owner may be liable for an accident:
- A bottle of olive oil breaks in a grocery store aisle and employees fail to clean up the spill or place a sign in the area for several hours. A patron slips and falls as a result.
- A landlord receives multiple requests from tenants to repair a broken porch, which later collapses beneath a visitor.
- A homeowner knows about but fails to warn visitors of a large, hidden hole in his backyard. During a visit, a friend trips over the hole and breaks her leg.
What Compensation Is Available in a Premises Liability Claim?
If you were injured on someone else’s property, filing a premises liability claim allows you to recover compensation for any losses that you experienced as a result of the accident. Your attorney from Colburn Law will work closely with you to identify all potential avenues to compensation.
Generally, you are eligible to collect two categories of damages: economic and non-economic. While economic damages involve your financial losses, non-economic damages refer to the physical and emotional pain and suffering that you endured.
Below are some examples of compensatory damages available in premises liability claims:
- Past and future medical care
- Disability accommodations
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Lost wages and loss of future earnings
- Chronic pain
- Permanent disability
- Emotional distress
- Depression and anxiety
- Loss of quality or enjoyment of life
Contact a Kent Premises Liability Attorney Today
Were you injured on someone else’s property? The Kent premises liability attorney at Colburn Law can help. Contact us today for a free case consultation and learn more about your legal options.