Massachusetts Premises Liability Attorneys
What is Premises Liability?
Every property owner owes a number of duties to any person lawfully on the premises. Property owners must use care to remove hazards from a property, or give others appropriate warnings of hazards. Further, when residential or commercial landlords are informed of defects, they must take care to repair these defects in a reasonable time frame. When property owners fail in these duties and someone is harmed as a result, the property owner can be sued under a legal theory of premises liability.
Property Owner Liability Lawyers with the Experience You Need
At Percy Law Group, PC, our Taunton premises liability lawyers represent people who have been harmed on another's property. In addition to our main office in Taunton, we have numerous offices in eastern Massachusetts. Our attorneys and staff are committed to helping injured people recover the financial resources they need to move forward from a serious injury.
Types of Premises Liability Claims
Premises liability claims can encompass a wide range of situations, including:
- Slip-and-fall accidents: Individuals can fall on slippery floors, on icy parking lots or sidewalks, or other surfaces. Many slip-and-fall injuries are caused as a result of snow and ice accumulation. Slip-and-falls can lead to broken bones, soft tissue injuries, and more severe injuries such as head and spine injuries.
- Dog bites or animal attacks: All too often, children are the victims of dog bites. These injuries can cause severe scarring and lead to significant emotional trauma. Unless a person was trespassing, tormenting or abusing a dog, dog owners are strictly liable for dog bites under Massachusetts law.
- Injuries caused by negligent or inadequate security: Poor lighting, inadequate surveillance, broken doors and other property defects can give criminals the opportunity to cause harm to others. Property owners must take appropriate measures to address these defects. When guests or patrons suffer harm as a result of these injuries, our law firm can take action.
In every case, we are committed to making the legal process as easy as possible for our clients. If you cannot come to us to discuss your case, we can come to you. We understand that a severe injury can impact every part of your life, and will work diligently to achieve a positive outcome in your case as soon as possible.
Contact Percy Law Group, PC
To learn more about our approach, call (508) 206-9900 or complete our contact form to schedule your free initial consultation. We accept all premises liability claims on a contingent fee basis. We will not accept attorneys' fees unless we are successful in your case.
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