Premises Liability

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Premises Liability Lawyer in Alaska

Property owners have specific obligations under Alaskan laws to keep reasonably safe premises under certain conditions and alert others of unsafe conditions under particular situations. While these laws vary, the essential underlying fact is the same, regardless of where you live: owners must keep their buildings and land safe for authorized visitors and conduct business there. Premise liability cases come into action when an injury happens on a third party's property because of dangerous, risky, or faulty conditions. Were the stairs in your apartment building uneven, causing you to fall and injure yourself? Did you slip on an icy sidewalk outside a store or government building? Were you wounded in a concert because the concert staff did not provide enough security? If so, you may have a personal injury lawsuit for premises liability in Alaska.

When property owners neglect to keep their properties safe, innocent people can suffer significant personal injuries or even loss of their life. The Premises Liability Lawyers at the Trial Guy are experienced at holding property owners liable for their reckless or negligent conduct. We are available to speak to you about your claim and evaluate your case free of cost.

If you have been hurt and need an experienced premises liability lawyer, please Contact Now or call our personal injury attorneys at 907-262-9164 in Anchorage and Soldotna today to learn more about how we can help you.

Examples of Premises Liability Cases

Premises liability comprises a wide range of case types. It is vital when researching prospective lawyers to find a lawyer with experience in the most relevant area to your case. Numerous personal injury lawsuits have been filed in Alaska because businesses did not properly shovel a sidewalk to remove snow and ice.

At Trial Guy, our premises liability lawyers have experience with:

  • Slip and fall cases
  • Slips trip and falls on ice
  • Electricity and electrocution
  • Defective stairwells/ staircase accidents
  • Defective sidewalks
  • Dog bites or animal attacks
  • Insufficient security
  • Falling or flying objects
  • Ceiling collapse
  • Fire safety & building codes
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Elevation accidents
  • Supermarket & department store accidents

Like many other cases, to win a premise liability case, the plaintiff must establish that their injuries were in close relation to the negligence of the property owner or their employees. You can confirm this through your testimony, the testimony of any medical practitioner, or by presenting your medical bills and expert testimony regarding the damages you have. No matter your premise liability claim, we have a seasoned and experienced premises liability attorney in Alaska with the resources and experience to help. 

Personal Injury & Premises Liability

Premises liability claims are often induced by the negligence and carelessness of the property owner. Negligence is the failure of an entity to provide the level of care reasonably expected or required of them by law under all conditions. Our premises liability lawyers in Anchorage will investigate your injury to determine its cause, then pursue compensation on your behalf for your damages. In deciding whether you should bring a case for premise liability, the premises owner must have known about the hazardous condition or were so evident that they should have known it. Generally, premises liability cases do not look as noticeable or dramatic as vehicle accidents, but they can still cause the same significant injuries. Many slips and fall injuries are substantial, and people deal with the pain and suffering from these damages for the rest of their lives. 

The Alaskan Statute of Limitations limits the time allowed to file a claim for premises liability. Ensure to contact a lawyer as soon as possible after seeking medical attention for any injury resulting on another's property.

Common premises liability injuries include:

  • Life lost
  • Broken bones
  • Electric shocks
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Burns
  • Neck injuries
  • Head injuries (including brain damage)
  • Scarring & Disfigurement
  • Paralysis
  • Temporary disability
  • Permanent disability
  • Death

& more.

It would be best if you did not have to endure the pain in silence. We will be your voice in this traumatic and challenging time.

What Compensation Can I Expect in a Premises Liability Suit?

In an Alaskan premises liability case, we can help you recover compensation for:

  • Medical expenses: you may recover compensation for any medical bills incurred because of your accident. This can include doctor visits, physical therapy, surgeries, medication, and future medical expenses.
  • Lost Wages: You can be compensated for any job missed due to the injury and may receive compensation for diminished future earning ability.
  • Wrongful Death: When a person lost life due to another's carelessness, the victim's family may file a wrongful death lawsuit. Families of deceased sufferers may obtain compensation for any financial damage, such as income loss, following their loved one's death. Families may also be qualified to get compensation for suffering and pain.
  • Pain and Suffering: you may have compensation for any lasting emotional or physical pain suffered because of your injury in a premises liability lawsuit.

If you or someone you love has sustained an injury on another's premises, you may file a premises liability lawsuit. Contact the attorneys at our offices to discover if you have legal recourse at no cost to you today.

Hiring a Premises Liability Lawyer

If you have experienced an injury resulting from another's property or another's negligent actions regarding their property, you may be able to seek financial compensation for the damages you incurred. Contact now to discover whether you qualify to participate in a premises liability lawsuit. The Trial Guy offers free initial case consultations for all potential clients. If you are looking for a seasoned premises liability lawyer to assist you in pursuing justice and obtaining compensation for your injuries, please get in touch with us now. Call at 907-262-9164. Your medical malpractice Lawyer in Alaska, Attorney Eric Derleth, serves Anchorage, Soldotna, Kenai, and the Palmer/Wasilla areas of Alaska. We have offices conveniently located near you and live and work within your local communities.

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With Alaska in his blood, for 25 years, the "Trial Guy," Eric Derleth has helped the people in Anchorage, Kenai, and Palmer / Wasilla areas as a personal injury and criminal lawyer. Born and raised in Soldotna, Eric truly understands Alaska’s laws, the people, and the true nature of Alaska. The Trial Guy was raised in a log cabin in Alaska with a belief in America, and a belief in strong individual liberty guaranteed by our Constitution and was raised to fight for the rights of all of Alaska. Eric has expanded his criminal defense and auto accident injury lawyers practice near you, with offices in Anchorage and Soldotna. LEARN MORE ABOUT ERIC