Palm Beach Gardens Premises Liability Lawyers

Buying real estate can be a smart investment, but that does not mean it's an easy way to turn a profit. Although purchasing a residential or commercial property can certainly yield a return, any experienced landlord will tell you that it is far from a passive source of income.

Maintaining a property is a lot of work. Landlords and business owners must comply with local zoning statutes, tax laws, and safety regulations. When they fail to do so, the financial consequences can be significant, especially if a person suffers a serious injury as a result.

Property owners have an obligation to maintain their grounds for all who enter their premises with permission. This includes implementing adequate security measures, preventing hazards, and addressing any dangers that do arise in a timely fashion.

These might sound like reasonable responsibilities, but that does not mean everyone abides by them. If you were hurt because a property owner failed to keep the premises free of hazards, contact Donaldson & Weston.

Our injury attorneys have recovered several multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. Call 561-299-3999 to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our Palm Beach Gardens premises liability lawyers.

Important Evidence to Prove a Premises Liability Claim

Simply losing your balance and falling on someone else's property does not warrant a personal injury lawsuit. In order to file a successful claim, you must prove that the owner breached the duty of care owed to you and that this breach was directly responsible for the damages you incurred. Evidence of such negligence might include:

  • Photographs of any hazards where the accident occurred;

  • Eyewitness testimony;

  • The staff's standard operating procedures (or lack thereof);

  • Security footage (or lack thereof);

  • Statements from accident reconstruction experts;

  • Industry safety standard violations; and

  • Past accident reports involving the same or similar circumstances.

Gathering the kinds of proof listed above is a lot of work, especially when you're recovering from serious injuries. Fortunately, you do not have to do so alone.

By hiring an experienced premises liability lawyer, you can focus on your health while your legal team tracks down the evidence needed to prove negligence. And since seasoned attorneys have resources that injured parties may not, such as accident reconstruction experts and safety inspectors, they can help build the strongest claim possible. They can also prevent you from making critical mistakes along the way.