RESPONSIBILITIES OF PROPERTY OWNERS
Property owners are required to remove any dangerous products or hazards on their property. If the property owner fails to take any proper action to protect the safety of others, they will likely face a claim. Common premises cases include slip and fall accidents, escalator or elevator accident, swimming pool accidents, staircase accidents, inadequate security, and dog bites.
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Property owners, including those who own private and government properties in California, are required to provide a duty of care to guests by maintaining a safe environment free from potential hazards. However, if a property owner fails to meet these requirements, they will face potential lawsuits from the injured party. Common types of Premises Liability cases include: (1) Slip and Fall accidents; (2) Swimming Pool accidents; (3) Grocery Store Accidents; (4) Product Liability cases; (5) Elevator and Escalator Accidents; (6) Staircase Accidents and (7) Amusement Park Accidents. In California, you are required to file a premises liability claim within two years starting from the initial date of the premises liability accident.
Victims of a premises liability accident may be eligible to file a premises liability claim to obtain economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are monetary. The most common types of economic damages awarded in this circumstance include medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and loss of earning capacity. Non-economic damages do not have a monetary value. Your attorney will need to measure these accordingly. The most common types of non-economic damages include emotional distress, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and loss of enjoyment of life. If the victim is killed due to the negligence of the property owner, the victim’s heir(s) will be given the legal right to file a wrongful death claim against the property owner.
~ Tony Rackauckas
Orange County District Attorney (Retired)