What Are Examples Of A Negligence Case?

By Peter DePaolis

A negligence case can be brought up against a building owner, property manager, or landlord due to unsafe conditions on that premises. These can come in many forms including; slip and fall hazards, trip and fall hazards, missing handrails, and inadequate security. These are all examples of premises liability claims you can make to prove that the entity should have known the dangerous conditions that eventually lead up to an injury. Contact attorney David Schloss if you are involved in a negligence case or are the victim of negligence.

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The general term that refers to a negligence case brought against either a building owner, property manager, or a landlord for some unsafe condition on that premises. That unsafe condition can take a variety of forms. It could be a slip and fall hazard, it can be a trip and fall hazard, it can be a missing handrail on a staircase, it can be inadequate security in a building despite the fact that the defendant knew or should have known that the neighborhood was unsafe. That the common thread to all of those types of premises liability claims is that the burden of proof on the plaintiff, our clients, is to prove that the defendant, whether it’s a property manager, landlord, or a building owner. To prove that that entity knew or should have known of the dangerous condition that cause the accident. For more information please go to our website Koonz.com
About the Author
Peter DePaolis joined the firm in 1980 and has since represented a large number of individuals involved in automobile collisions, truck accidents, bus crashes, defective products, and medical malpractice cases. A significant portion of Mr. DePaolis’ practice is devoted to working on behalf of people suffering from asbestosis, mesothelioma, and other asbestos-related cancers. He has led his firm’s fight against the asbestos industry and has recovered over $30 million in damages for asbestos victims and their families.