When you head out to go about your daily business, you’ve got a lot on your mind, but your safety in the stores and other business enterprises that you enter isn’t likely to be one of those things. The fact is, however, that when commercial property owners fail to keep their premises in reasonably safe condition that allows for the safe passage of their customer and other guests, dangerous accidents can be the result. If a property owner’s negligence leaves you injured, seek the professional legal counsel of a dedicated Chicago premises liability lawyer today.
Commercial property owners and managers owe their customers, visitors, clients, and other invited guests what is known as a duty of care. This duty of care refers to the responsibilities these property owners bear regarding your safety, and it includes a duty to implement reasonable care regarding both detecting dangers on the premises and repairing or removing those dangers. Additionally, property owners and managers are responsible for providing their guests with adequate warnings regarding known dangers that the guests themselves might not be aware of. Reasonable in this context refers to a level of safety precautions and care that other property owners and managers adhere to in similar situations.
While every premises liability claim is unique with its own situation and circumstances, there are several common risk factors that are often associated:
In order to bring a successful premises liability case in the State of Illinois, all of the following elements must pertain:
The dedicated Chicago premises liability lawyers at Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd., have a wealth of experience helping clients like you recover fully on their damages. For more information about how we can help you, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.