In Michigan, property owners and business owners have a duty to make sure their property is free from hazards. Failure to do so is considered breach of duty. When you or someone you care about is injured as a result of unsafe property or building conditions, you may have a right to make a claim for the damages against the owner of the property. This could include slip and fall accidents or injury due to no premises security.
At Goodman Acker P.C., our experienced premises liability lawyers understand the law and complex regulations governing property in Michigan. In some cases, immediate notice may be required to preserve your rights. We will explain your legal rights to you and thoroughly investigate your claim to determine whether or not you have a case.
There are several circumstances that can cause a Michigan slip and fall accident or any other type of premise liability incident. A victim who suffers injury due to dangerous or unsafe premises may be able to seek compensation for pain and suffering damages, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages from the property owner.
Our Detroit premises liability lawyers can help if you have been hurt in a public area, such as a:
Several different causes are commonly known for resulting in premises liability injuries in Michigan. These include:
You deserve to have your legal rights protected if you’re injured in an accident in Detroit as a result of a premises liability accident. These cases tend to be complex, but our team of lawyers has an in-depth understanding of the Michigan laws surrounding them. If you’ve been injured, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Goodman Acker today for the representation you deserve.
Unfortunately, various injuries can occur in a premises liability accident. These injuries sometimes result in substantial medical bills, pain and suffering, and even loss of income due to the inability to work. Common injuries include:
Our goal at Goodman Acker is to get you the compensation you deserve and get you back on your way to recovery.
If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, you have the right to pursue proper compensation in the state of Michigan. Common types of personal liability claims we see in Detroit include:
If you’ve been injured on public property, you may be wondering if you can sue the government for compensation for your injuries. The laws surrounding this are complex and not entirely straightforward. The law states that you cannot sue the government if a government employee was performing their job at the time of negligence, but there are exceptions to the rule. Contact Goodman Acker today, and we can discuss your accident and help determine whether you have a valid case.
You may be able to recover compensation for injuries that occur from a slip and fall on ice or snow. Property owners may be held liable for not maintaining a proper walkway, resulting in injuries to another person. Who pays will depend on where you fall, such as a parking lot, driveway, or walkway, and you must be able to prove your injury was a direct result of the other party’s negligence.
Premises liability means that you’ve been injured due to the negligence of someone else. Most employers can be named negligent when an employee is injured on the job, but they carry workers’ compensation insurance used to cover medical bills for workers who have been injured on the job. If you’re trying to determine whether you have a case, reach out to us to discuss your best option moving forward.
In Michigan, the statute of limitations for premises liability claims is three years. While there may be some exceptions, you can expect this rule to stick around for your case. If you have any questions regarding whether you have a valid claim, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Goodman Acker.
The amount of compensation you’re eligible for in a Michigan premises liability lawsuit varies depending on the factors surrounding your injury. Factors include injuries, medical bills costs, and amount of income lost due to inability to work.
The time frame you can expect your premises liability case to take depends on various circumstances surrounding your case. Each case is different fact-specific, but you can generally expect a time frame of 18-24 months.
If you’ve been injured in a premises liability accident, then reach out to the team of experienced lawyers at Goodman Acker today. We’re located at 17000 W. 10 Mile Road on the 2nd Floor in Southfield to serve Detroit and surrounding areas. You can call our office today to speak with a member of our legal team. We’ll help you figure out your options so that next time you can truly get back on your way to recovery.
As soon as you enlist our services, we will start working on your case immediately. We will gather all evidence, such as photographs or video surveillance of the scene of the accident, interview witnesses, and determine who is liable for your resulting injuries.
Our attorneys have significant experience with handling premise liability cases. During our more than 150 years of experience, we have helped injury victims prove their claim and win the maximum settlement for their injuries. We can do the same for you.
Please call our office to learn more about your legal options by scheduling a free consultation at (248) 286-8100.
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