Premises Liability

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As a legal principle that relates to personal injury cases in which property defects, unsafe conditions or other associated situations cause harm, premises liability often relates to tip and fall accidents. However, the scope of the law may also extend to other circumstances such as animal attacks or construction site accidents. When you or a family member is on the receiving end of an injury that was due to another landowner’s negligence, you deserve fair compensation and should be able to fight for that right.

Personal injuries can take on many different forms and, unfortunately, premises liability cases are often just as detrimental physically, financially and emotionally—depending on the type of accident that occurs and the impact it has on the future of the individual that was injured. When a premises liability injury occurs, it is important to contact an experienced attorney immediately to determine what your options may be before you speak with the insurance company. At Graves McLain, we will be by your side to communicate with the insurance company, medical professionals, and witnesses—all to help you get fair compensation.

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Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

Much like other personal injury claims, a successful premises liability claim will often hinge on established negligence by the property owner or resident that was unable to maintain a reasonably safe environment. Each premises liability claim is unique and requires a detailed look at the situation and environment to determine the exact cause of the injury and how the property owner’s negligence directly contributed to the injury of a claimant. Graves McLain has qualified lawyers ready to review your premises liability case, compile evidence that you were not at fault and prove the extent of the injuries or suffering that has occurred because of the incident.

Whether you slipped and fell on a wet floor in a commercial location that was not identified by a sign or tripped and fell due to uneven ground at a residential location and sustained severe injuries, many situations can occur as a result of negligence. No matter what the reason for your trip and fall injury may have been, it is important to speak with an experienced lawyer about potential claims you may have. Graves McLain can help fight to recover the damages for your injury and will not stop fighting until they have been obtained.

Each year, an estimated 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs according to the Centers for Disease Control. As a side effect of these bites, nearly 885,000 of those victims received injuries that are serious enough to require medical attention. Victims deserve experienced dog bite attorneys to fight for their rights to ensure they receive the compensation they are entitled to. If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, Graves McLain can help you navigate these difficult times.

Because of the environment construction workers are relegated to when doing their job, they are naturally more prone to the risk of an accident occurring. Unfortunately, sometimes serious injuries may occur when others are using heavy equipment or large machinery around them. While these claims are often extremely complicated, the experienced attorneys at Graves McLain will fight to protect your rights and get you the money that you are owed if a construction accident occurs.

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Graves McLain Gets Results

Graves McLain Gets Results

Premises liability injuries often go beyond just physical wounds, and it may be difficult for individuals or their families to navigate these emotional periods alone. These cases often have a lot at stake since the physical health of the injured may be challenged, medical bills and lost wages may cause financial impacts or suffering may be unavoidable. It is important to ensure that you have a knowledgeable team of attorneys working to meet your best interests and research the case thoroughly to determine what is possible. Our experienced attorneys are ready to fight for your claim to get the compensation you are owed following a premises liability injury.

The premises liability attorneys at Graves McLain have a proven track record of securing the maximum recovery for our clients. Our team will fight to get you the compensation that you deserve for your claim. Some of our settlements for dog bites and premises liability claims include:

While at the home of someone they knew, our client was attacked by two dogs and suffered permanent disfigurement and injuries.

While on their own property, our client was attacked by their neighbor’s dogs and now has lasting, permanent injuries.

Our minor client was playing outside when they were attacked by a dog, they had been granted permission to pet. They suffered permanent scarring and disfigurement as a result of the attack.

An apartment complex negligently failed to keep a stairwell safe and in good repair, causing our client to fall several feet to the concrete below.

Our client slipped and fell in a store parking lot due to oil and other slippery surfaces on the ground. This fall led to multiple serious injuries and surgery.

During a welding course where they were not provided with proper instruction or safety equipment, our client suffered severe burns.

When a venue failed to properly secure a sign in the rafters, it fell on our client who sustained a brain injury as a result.

Our client tripped over an improperly marked parking barrier that was also in disrepair. They suffered a serious fracture as a result.

These are just a few examples of the settlements Graves McLain has been able to recover on behalf of our clients.

After a premises liability accident, your focus should be on getting better—not negotiating with insurance companies and worrying about the future. Contact us today to let our premises liability attorneys begin reviewing every detail of your accident at no cost to you so we can start fighting for your rights and fair claim.

Protect Yourself

Protect Yourself

Premises liability injuries often happen without warning and can have long-lasting impacts on the individual that becomes injured and their family. When a personal injury occurs, it is important to ensure that you know what steps to take and where to turn for support. And, depending on the severity of the injury, you need to be able to ensure you are physically and financially able to continue living life. At Graves McLain, you will never pay an attorney’s fee upfront—and you owe us nothing until we win your case. At Graves McLain, we don’t get paid until you do.

Obtaining legal counsel from an experienced team of attorneys that have experience in premises liability law can help ensure that you can successfully navigate the complex legal system and ensure a fair outcome for your claim when accidents or injuries from the negligence of others occur. The attorneys at Graves McLain know this can be a challenging process for many individuals that are already suffering. In an ideal situation, no one would need to hire a lawyer due to personal injury to recoup lost wages or pay medical bills; however, having legal counsel can ensure you can ensure your claim is paid in full and on time.

What to Do After a Medical Mistake

What to Do After a Medical Mistake

When a premises liability injury accident occurs due to someone else’s actions or negligence, it is important to ensure you remain as calm as possible. Depending on the severity of the incident, it may make sense to call the police and request an ambulance. Once you have sought medical attention, there are still steps you will need to take to ensure you are prepared for a claim if the need arises. The attorneys at Graves McLain can answer any questions you may have about your personal injury claim. Once a premises liability incident occurs, there are 4 key steps you should take immediately.

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    Document the Incident

    While you may be in shock once an incident occurs, it is important to take down your version of the incident as soon as possible to ensure it is fresh in your mind. If possible, try to take pictures of the area and the injuries that you sustained because of another’s actions. These images will also be timestamped and can further improve recall later. 

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    Talk to Emergency Responders

    If you were in a premises liability accident, there is a good chance that a police officer or EMT will arrive on the scene. Be sure to speak with them and follow any directions they give you to the best of your abilities. In the event the police come, give a detailed statement of what happened so they can file a report. 

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    Follow Medical Advice

    While some of the treatments you may be given following a premises liability injury accident may not make sense to you, it is important to follow the advice and guidelines set forth by your doctor. This can not only help you feel better but can ensure you are doing your due diligence to treat the injury if a lawsuit is raised. 

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    Request a Legal Review 

    If you believe that your injury was caused by someone else’s actions or negligence, it is important to request a legal review to determine what case you might have. Even if you are unsure of if your injury is eligible, Graves McLain can provide a free legal review to determine what steps you should take next.  

In the months following a premises liability injury incident, it is important to listen to your body and address any issues that may arise to maintain your health. Even mistakes that seem minor may continue to evolve and cause unforeseen complications for the individual that underwent them. When you feel ready to seek legal action, the experienced attorneys at Graves McLain are here to ensure you have the insight and experience needed to complete the process.

We Can Help

We Can Help

If you or a loved one has suffered a premises liability injury that was not your fault, call Graves McLain right away at 539-777-1870. When you call one of our attorneys, we will speak with you for FREE and determine the best course of action.

We review every detail of your situation at no cost to you—and fight hard to protect your rights. Trust our team, we are here to help. At Graves McLain, you will never pay an attorney’s fee upfront—and you owe us nothing until we win your case. At Graves McLain, we do not get paid until you do.

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