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The Law Offices of Michael O'Day

Pittsburgh Premise Liability Lawyers

 

Pittsburgh Premise Liability Lawyers - When an individual sustains a minor, serious, or fatal injury as the result of poorly maintained or unsafe property conditions, the landlord, business owner, or property owner may be held liable under Pennsylvania premise liability law.


Property owners, landlords, and business owners have a legal responsibility to provide a safe and secure environment for their guests, tenants, and patrons.

When an accident occurs, it is the responsibility of the victim to prove the property owner, landlord, or business owner was negligent and at fault.


There is a good chance the property owner will fix, repair, or clean up the source of the accident immediately to avoid charges. If possible, it is important to gather physical evidence in order to prove fault. If you are physically able it is a good idea to take pictures of the scene, take detailed notes, and immediately file a report. Acting in a quick fashion will strengthen your case and improve your chances of success in court.

When a property is either unsafe or poorly maintained, a person can sustain a variety of injuries including:


  • Head trauma
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Paralysis
  • Death
  • Disfigurement and scarring


Unsafe conditions that can lead to injury or death include:


  • Wet floors, poor lighting, weak or broken stairs or railings, broken
    pavement, etc.
  • Insufficient security
  • Falling objects
  • Broken equipment (i.e. doors, elevators, escalators, etc.)
  • Dog bites and attacks
  • Failure to repair or maintain proper conditions
  • Failure to warn of unsafe areas on the property


Please contact our Pittsburgh personal injury lawyers immediately to discuss your case and the circumstances that caused your injuries.