Whether or not you have grounds for a premises liability claim depends
on many different factors. First of all, if your injuries were not the
result of the property owner's negligent actions, you probably don't
have much of a case. Just because you were injured on someone else's
property does not make it their fault.
Property owners have a duty to exercise reasonable care in making sure
their property is safe. It will need to be proven that the property owner
was responsible for the unsafe condition, knew about the unsafe condition
and did not fix it, or the property owner should have known about a hazardous
There also needs to be a direct connection between the negligent actions
of the property owner and the injuries that you sustained. Additionally,
if you were acting recklessly or in a manner that the property owner could
not have anticipated at the time of your injury, it can be difficult to
fault the owner.
Premises liability cases can have many layers of complexity, so it is essential
that you seek help from an experienced New York premises liability attorney.
He will be able to evaluate your situation properly and collect the evidence
needed to build a successful case. Contact the
Kingston premises liability lawyers at Mainetti, Mainetti & O'Connor for a free consultation by
calling us today.