A common question…
What is premises liability in North Carolina?
Definition of Premises Liability
Premises liability is a general term that refers to the responsibility an individual owes to another who is injured or killed on his or her property ― whether it is commercial, personal, public or private property.
When to Seek Legal Action
To determine whether a certain premises liability accident warrants legal action, the injured party is advised to seek the opinion of experienced Charlotte premises liability lawyers who can assist you with determining liability for the accident and any resulting injuries.
Premises Liability in North Carolina
North Carolina premises liability law states that individuals who suffer an injury while on another person’s property should be compensated if the following criteria are true:
- You suffered an injury and damages as a result of a condition on the premises.
- The property owner knew about the condition, but failed to fix or repair it in a reasonable amount of time.
- The property owner knew about the condition, but failed to warn you about the condition.
Examples of accidents that commonly fall within the scope of premises liability law include:
- Dog bites
- Slip and falls
- Trip and falls
- Swimming pool drowning
- Assault due to negligent security
- Amusement park accidents
- Ceiling collapses
- Elevator malfunctions
- Exposure to dangerous substances
If you have suffered from injuries from premises liability in North Carolina, a qualified lawyer can help you understand your legal options and discover all the parties that may be liable for your damages.
Charlotte Premises Liability Lawyers
The attorneys at The Law Offices of Estwanik & May, PLLC, provide you with top-quality legal services based on their extensive experience and knowledge of premises liability law.