Florence, KY Premises Liability Attorney
A premises will only be safe for visitors with proper care and maintenance. Negligent property maintenance could allow defects to form, such as slip and fall hazards. Property defects could cause preventable visitor accidents, injuries and deaths. If you were injured on a defective or dangerous property in Florence, Kentucky, contact the local lawyers at Hendy | Johnson | Vaughn | Emery for a free legal consultation. We may have a solution that results in financial compensation for your damages. Discuss your accident in more detail with an attorney today at no cost or obligation.
Why Choose Us?
- We can negotiate aggressively with private and commercial defendants, including powerful insurance corporations, to prevent lowball settlement offers.
- We know how to obtain maximum compensation for our clients, even if that means going to trial. We have recovered over $1 billion as a whole for previous cases.
- We accept premises liability claims in Florence, Kentucky on a contingency fee basis, with no costs assessed to our clients until we win.
What Is Premises Liability Law?
Premises liability is a type of injury claim against the owner or controller of a property for failing to maintain a reasonably safe premises. A premises liability claim in Kentucky requires proof of four main elements. First, the property owner (or a different defendant) owed you a duty of care. This takes establishing that you were a privileged visitor on the property – an invitee or licensee. Second, the property owner was negligent in maintaining a safe premises, resulting in a dangerous defect. Third, the property owner’s negligence caused your injuries. Fourth, the neglect to care for the property gave you compensable damages.
What Are Common Property Defects?
Premises accidents can happen at restaurants, stores, workplaces, public spaces or private residences. A dangerous property could contain a defect in its design, structure, materials or construction. Any type of property deficiency that a prudent property owner reasonably would have resolved or prevented, resulting in injuries to a visitor, could serve as grounds for a premises liability lawsuit in Kentucky.
- Uneven or cracked sidewalks
- Slippery floors
- Obstacles in walkways
- Dangerous staircases
- Elevator or escalator failures
- Lack of adequate security
- Aggressive dogs or animals
- Unsafe swimming pools
- Dangerous construction zones
- Structural defects
- Exposed wires/fire hazards
- Fires or floods
At Hendy | Johnson | Vaughn | Emery, we accept clients with injuries from all types of dangerous premises defects. We understand how the local courts in Boone County handle these cases, as well as what it takes to prove a property owner’s liability for an injury or death. With our assistance, you may be able to recover full and fair compensation for a dangerous property defect, whether it was major or minor.
Are You Eligible for Compensation?
It could be important to your future to file a claim against the person or party responsible for causing a premises liability accident. A successful claim might be your only opportunity to recover financially for expenses such as medical bills, surgeries, losses of income, legal fees, travel expenses and more. A positive outcome in Kentucky could also compensate you for intangible losses such as physical pain, emotional distress, mental anguish, inconvenience and lost quality of life. Find out how much your premises liability claim could be worth today.
Contact Our Premises Liability Lawyers in Kentucky
At the Law Offices of Hendy | Johnson | Vaughn | Emery, our premises liability attorneys are passionate about protecting the rights of injured property visitors. We understand premises liability laws in Kentucky, as well as how to navigate them during a settlement or trial on behalf of individuals and families. If you have an injury or lost a relative because of a defective property design, condition or element, please contact us without hesitation for a free consultation in Florence, KY. Our premises liability lawyers may be able to help you recover.