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Tempe, AZ Premises Liability Lawyer

When you’re in Tempe, you likely want to explore our city whether in the car or on foot. While walking around, you could visit historic sites, museums, restaurants, bars, and other businesses. You expect to be safe when you’re on the sidewalk and enter a business, but that might not be the case. If a property owner wasn’t careful and was negligent with the upkeep and safety of their premises, you could be hurt from one of the hazards on the property. Our Tempe, AZ premises liability lawyer is here to help you when you haven’t been protected.

A property owner is responsible for protecting their visitors who are legally on the premises. When you fall victim to a hazard they didn’t make safe, or a dangerous condition on their property, you could suffer from injuries and other damages. Depending on what happened, you could even have suffered from serious injuries that change your life.

At Buckingham Barrera Vega Law Firm, we’re prepared to fight for your rights as a legal visitor on the property and ensure that you get justice for what you’ve been through. We’ll get you the full and fair compensation that you deserve for your damages.

Arizona Laws for Premises Liability

One of the most important aspects of your case will be your lawyer consulting Arizona’s laws surrounding premises liability. In those laws, the status of you as a visitor on the property will determine whether or not you were at fault, or if the other party can be held accountable for the injuries that you’ve endured.

If you were legally on the premises, then the property owner was likely responsible for your safety, however if you were there illegally, you might actually be at fault for what happened to you. Here are the different classifications of visitors according to Arizona law so you and your lawyer can decide which category you fall under:

  • Invitee. This type of visitor has been explicitly invited onto the property. With invitees, property owners are responsible to make safe any known hazards on the premises, or should seek out any dangerous condition they reasonably should know about and make them safe.
  • Licensee. A licensee is owed slightly less diligence than an invitee might, but still is owed safety. Property owners don’t necessarily need to seek out dangerous conditions, but they do need to make safe or make visitors aware of any hazards on their property.
  • Trespasser. Trespassers are on the property illegally. This means that they are typically not owed any kind of safety on the property because they are not welcome. The only time they might be able to recover damages is if they are intentionally harmed by the property owner.

Premises liability laws can be confusing—you likely don’t know which type of visitor classification you fall under, which is why you need the help of our Tempe, AZ premises liability attorney. We’ll answer all your questions so you can feel confident in your claim.

Who Could be at Fault for Your Premises Liability Injuries?

Your attorney’s job in representing you is proving that the other party was at fault for your accident, and in turn the injuries and damages you suffered as a result of a dangerous condition on their property. As the victim, you might assume you know exactly who the owner was, but it could potentially be a completely different person who has ownership of the property, or who manages the property and would be considered responsible.

That’s why it’s so important to have a premises liability attorney on your side. We will investigate into what happened so we can be sure we’re taking legal action against the correct party, and in turn ensuring you get justice for what happened to you.

Here are some of the different parties and entities who could be held responsible for a premises liability accident on their property:

  • Property managers
  • Property owners
  • Store owners
  • Restaurants
  • Gas stations
  • Malls
  • Parking garages
  • Other businesses
  • Hotels
  • Hospitals
  • Government buildings
  • Government property

Going up against a property owner can be intimidating, especially if they own a large company or property. Government agencies can be even more intimidating. That’s where our Tempe, AZ premises liability lawyer comes in. We understand how hard it can be to take legal action against the party at fault, which is why we’re here to support you through every step of your claim.

Common Injuries Suffered from a Property Owner’s Negligence

After an accident on someone else’s property, you’re likely feeling sore and hurt. Seeking medical attention directly after the accident is vital. Not only does that ensure you’re getting the evaluation and treatment that you need for your injuries, but also you’re helping build you potential case.

Your medical record will be crucial to your lawyer proving the other party was at fault. Getting evaluated right away documents the fact that you were in the accident, got hurt, and had to be treated for the damages you endured. It further proves that you suffered financially from the accident as well when the medical bills come or you’re unable to return to work.

Here are some of the different injuries you could suffer as a result of a premises liability accident:

  • Bruises
  • Sprains and strains
  • Cuts
  • Burns
  • Electrocutions
  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Impaling
  • Amputations
  • Paralysis
  • Drowning
  • Animal bites
  • Assault injuries

Many different situations could lead to the injuries listed above. Whether you fell, had an object fall on you, got burnt from a fire, had an accident in a pool, or were a victim of negligent security, you deserve to be compensated for what happened. Our Tempe, AZ premises liability attorney is here to fight for you to get full and fair compensation.

Buckingham Barrera Vega Law Firm is Here for You

Victims of any kind of accident can be left feeling incredibly vulnerable and unsure who to turn to. Our lawyers at Buckingham Barrera Vega Law Firm understand this, which is why we’re dedicated to making victims feel as comfortable and supported as possible.

You can trust us with your case. Reach out to us today so that we can get started working for you right away, that way you can get justice as soon as possible.

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