People own property. Responsible property owners take the necessary steps to ensure that people don’t get hurt on their property. Sadly, not all property owners act responsibly. Accidents that happen on another person’s property can have lasting physical and financial consequences, but this can be avoided if individuals and businesses take the time and money to keep their property safe and well-maintained. Serious injury and loss due to negligence can devastate families.
While premises liability cases may seem simple on the surface, they can often be complex and difficult to prove. In Louisiana law, different rules apply to property owners who are merchants, publicly-owned property, and privately owned, non-merchant property. For each type of property owner, a premises liability case will require different types of evidence.
To win a premises liability case against a merchant, you, the injured person, and your attorney must prove all of the following:
Breaux Law Firm is skilled in getting compensation for clients who have been injured while on another person’s property, regardless of what type of property or who owns it. Our job is to get you the maximum payout you are due. We’re here to protect your rights.
When it comes to claims, the amount makes a difference. Although every incident is unique and there is no standard method to insurance payouts, there are several factors that can affect premises liability compensation, such as:
Some victims are entitled to tens of thousands of dollars, while others have gone on to win millions of dollars in settlement. Many premises liability cases are dealt with outside of court, which makes the process quicker and less expensive.
Hiring An Attorney With over 35 years of experience, we at Breaux Law Firm understand how to navigate the world of claims in New Orleans and Louisiana. You can rest assured that your case will be handled with the utmost respect and priority to ensure you receive the compensation you’re entitled to as quickly as possible.
By hiring a trusted law firm to represent you and your case, you can put your mind at ease; this will allow you to focus on recovering from your injuries. Let us do the paperwork, deal with the insurance companies, and get you the compensation you deserve.
Why Choose Breaux Law Firm?
If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident on someone else’s property, the attorneys at Breaux Law Firm are the best option for you, and here’s why:
Being injured is scary enough, and dealing with the aftermath can be exhausting. Getting back on your feet should be hassle-free. If you call us and we determine, together, that you have a case, we’ll immediately begin fighting on your behalf to make the responsible parties do what is right. We do not stop fighting for you until you receive all you’re owed.
By hiring Breaux Law Firm to represent you for your premises liability claim, you can expect a clear legal explanation of your case and an honest assessment of the case’s merits. We can help you get through this difficult time and ensure you’re taken care of emotionally, physically, and financially.
In Louisiana, the statute of limitations applicable to premises liability claims is one year from the date of the accident, so don’t wait! If the suit is filed after the deadline, it can be dismissed. However, it’s always a good idea to seek legal advice, as there are exceptions in which the statute of limitations may be halted and the deadline for filing a claim extended.
Although filing claims or reliving traumatic experiences can be overwhelming, moving towards the compensation you are due is the right thing for you and your family. You’re not alone in this fight. The qualified attorneys of Breaux Law Firm are just a phone call away. Let us handle your case and get you what you deserve.