It is common for slip and fall accidents to occur due to the negligence of a property owner. If you have been recently injured on another person’s property due to no fault of your own, you may be eligible for financial compensation by filing a premises liability claim. To get started, it is important that you retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney who will walk you through the claims filing process to recover the compensation you require to heal. Continue reading to discover the steps you will need to take to win a premises liability claim. If you have any further questions regarding this process, reach out to our knowledgeable personal injury firm today to discuss your accident.
How can I win a premises liability claim?
In order to file a successful premises liability claim, you should first retain the services of a knowledgeable personal injury attorney who will work to satisfy the burden of proof on your behalf in order to recover the compensation you require to heal. Your attorney will work to prove that the property owner knows or should have known of the unsafe condition on their property. They will then prove that the property owner failed to take action to resolve these hazardous conditions on their property. Finally, your attorney will work to prove that these negligent actions resulted in your injuries and significant damages. To begin this process today, reach out to our experienced personal injury firm to discuss the steps that you will take with our knowledgeable attorney to recover the compensation you require to heal.
What compensation am I eligible for after being injured in an accident?
The following are the two types of compensation that you may be eligible for after being injured on another person’s property due to no fault of your own:
- Economic damages: tangible damages such as stays in hospitals, surgeries, rehabilitation, and lost wages.
- Noneconomic damages: intangible damages such as pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of enjoyment of life.
What is the statute of limitations for premises liability claims in Washington D.C.?
The statute of limitations for premises liability claims in Washington D.C. is generally three years. This means that you will have three years from the date of your accident to file your premises liability claim. This is important to understand because failure to file within this time period can result in you being barred from taking legal action against the negligent party who is responsible for your injuries. To bring attention to your claim as soon as possible, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney today to get started. We would be happy to schedule your initial consultation.
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