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Tackling an injury claim that occurred on someone else’s property can be challenging to deal with but Horton & Mendez Injury Attorneys are here to assist you with these kind of claims. We understand how insurance companies and their defense teams approach cases like these, so allow us to put our experience to work for you. Give us a call today to speak with a Wilmington premises liability attorney who will be able to represent you and work to help you get the compensation you may deserve. Call us now.

When you are on someone else’s property, you expect it to be cared for properly so you will not become injured during your time there. Unfortunately, not everyone takes the time and effort to maintain their premises. If an accident occurs due to negligence, you may have legal grounds to file a claim. Horton & Mendez Injury Attorneys have years of experience dealing with premises liability cases in Wilmington, North Carolina, and throughout Eastern North Carolina. We also know how liability insurers operate because we used to work for them. As former insurance defense lawyers we understand how insurance companies operate. This experience helps us ensure that each client is receiving full and fair compensation for their injuries.

Proving Negligence in a Premises Liability Case

The validity of your premises liability case will be contingent on proving that the owner or manager was negligent in their efforts to maintain the property. You must establish that they knew, or should have known about the dangerous condition, but failed to repair it or post a warning sign to keep people safe. You must also prove that the dangerous condition caused your injuries

Who is Responsible for My Premises Liability Injury?

The person responsible for the premises liability injury will be whoever is directly responsible for caring for the property on which the injury happened. This could be the property owner, a landlord, a property manager, or a tenant. If you are injured in a park or on government-owned property, you may be able to sue the government for damages.

What If the Victim Was Not on the Property Legally?

To become compensated for a premises liability accident, you must have been on the property legally. If you were trespassing, you may not be able to recoup any damages. Very limited exceptions may apply.

Why Horton & Mendez Injury Attorneys Can Help With Your Wilmington, North Carolina Premises Liability Claim

Premise liability claims can get complicated. It can be hard to determine at-fault parties and establish blame. You need a reliable lawyer on your side. Horton & Mendez Injury Attorneys have extensive experience representing personal injury victims in the Wilmington, North Carolina area. We also have an intimate understanding of how insurance companies and insurance defense lawyers work. Since we previously worked as insurance defense lawyers we know their playbook, and we will put our knowledge to use in getting you the best result possible. We are known for our responsiveness, our caring attitude, and our winning results. We will stop at nothing to get you the outcome you deserve. Don’t let careless owners get away with neglecting their properties. Call us at Horton & Mendez to schedule a free consultation. We will see to it that justice is served.

What are Common Types of Premises Liability Accidents?

Several types of accidents can happen on someone else’s property. Here are some of the most common:

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What Are Some Common Causes of Premises Liability Accidents?

There are many reasons why a premises liability accident may occur. These include the following:

Dim lighting

Wet or slippery floors

Broken handrails or banisters

Poorly constructed stairs

Poorly maintained swimming pools

Unsafe construction site

Poorly maintained equipment on work sites

A lack of security

What Kind of Compensation Can I Get for My Premises Liability Accident?

The compensation you may get in a premises liability accident will vary according to your personal situation and the extent of your injuries. Generally, victims will receive economic and/or non-economic damages. Here are some examples:

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