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Premises Liability Attorneys
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Taking Legal Action After an Accident on Another’s Property

Cullan & Cullan has handled personal injury cases in Phoenix for decades. Our premises liability lawyers know personal and commercial property owners are responsible for reasonably maintaining their premises. If you suffer a preventable injury on someone else’s property, you may hold the property owner legally responsible for your injuries. We represent those injured because of property negligence at amusement parks, resorts, personal residences, stores, and other public businesses.

A Phoenix Property Owner’s Responsibilities

Under premises liability laws in Arizona, property owners must keep their property reasonably safe. They should do this by:

  • Addressing hazards immediately
  • Preventing foreseeable hazards from occurring
  • Addressing hazards that could cause even trespassers to suffer injury
  • Having a safety plan in place in case an accident or injury does occur

Common Types of Premises Liability Cases

Premises liability cases include all types of accidents that may occur because of knowable dangerous conditions. Some of the most common types of premises liability cases include:

  • Slip and fall accidents. This is the most common type of premises liability claim. Slip and fall incidents often occur when property owners fail to maintain handrails, sidewalks, and flooring. If a property owner knew about (or should have known about) a spill or other hazard, he or she may face liability for resulting slip and fall injuries.
  • Negligent security. Store owners, restaurant owners, landlords, and others are responsible for providing adequate security, especially in known dangerous locations. Inadequate surveillance, security guards, patrols, and lighting all may play roles in these cases.
  • Elevator and escalator malfunctioning. Elevators and escalators need routine maintenance to ensure their proper function. When property owners fail to maintain, fix, or close hazardous escalators and elevators, they may face responsibility for resulting injuries. In some cases, the maintenance company may bear some or all responsibility for these incidents.
  • Amusement park ride accidents. Amusement park owners must reasonably maintain, fix, and close rides as needed to keep individuals safe. While some rides may involve liability waivers, amusement park attendees may still file legal action against those responsible in some cases.
  • Swimming pool accidents. Private and public swimming pool owners must follow reasonable safety standards, including fencing in their properties, covering drains, and maintaining the safety of the water inside the pool. Trespassers, parents of injured children, and invited visitors all may take action against negligent swimming pool owners.

The list of types of premises liability cases is long. Any injury arising from a property owner’s negligence may fall under the category of premises liability law. Our Phoenix premises liability lawyers can review your case to determine whether you have a valid claim.

Retain a Premises Liability Lawyer at Cullan & Cullan

At Cullan & Cullan, our premises liability lawyers understand the nuances of premises liability laws in Arizona. We are dedicated to helping our clients uncover acts of negligence that contribute to life-altering injuries. Every case begins with a thorough investigation. To prove premises liability, we must uncover enough evidence to determine that a property owner knew (or should have known) about the condition, he or she failed to take action to warn or repair the hazard, and the injury resulted from the property owner’s negligence.

We advise everyone to record as much at the scene of the accident as possible. Snap pictures with your smartphone, take video, and report the incident to the owner or operator in charge. The details of a case may affect the total amount of compensation a plaintiff receives.

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At Cullan & Cullan, four of our attorneys also are doctors, so we understand the laws surrounding premises liability and the outcomes of serious injuries, including broken bones, head injuries, and spinal cord injuries. We will use every piece of evidence in your medical records and in the investigation to build your case.

For a free case evaluation, contact our Phoenix offices at (602) 900-9483 today.

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