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If you have been injured while on another person’s premises, including their land, property, home, place of business, building or store in Denver, it is important to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer immediately to help you determines whether you may have a premises liability claim.
Premises liability basically means a landowner or person in possession of a premises is liable, or responsible, for the injuries a person sustained while on their build, land or premises. Examples of premises liability claims can include swimming pool accidents, slip and fall, negligent security, negligent ice or snow removal, hotel negligence, and negligent building maintenance.
It is important to contact a personal injury attorney in Denver as soon as you have suffered an injury while on another person’s property. Under the Colorado Revised Statutes section 13-80-102, an individual who has been injured only has two years to pursue a tort action against the individual who is responsible for their injuries.
This period of time is known as a statute of limitations, or SOL, and bars the injured party from filing a claim for their injuries after this period has passed. Therefore, it is important to contact a personal injury lawyer immediately to ensure your claim for injuries is not barred.
If you suffered serious injuries or your loved one was killed because of a property owner's negligence, you may be able to seek compensation for your losses. Law Office of Jennifer L. Donaldson represents clients from various communities in Jefferson County, Denver County, Boulder County, Arapahoe County, and Adams County.
With more than 25 years of legal experience, Colorado personal injury lawyer Jennifer Donaldson has received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® because of the highest level of professional excellence her colleagues hold her in. She can review your case as soon as you call (303)-458-5000 today to schedule a free consultation.
When determining whether the landowner or person in possession of the property owed you a duty of care, it is important to look at the status of the plaintiff, or the injured party. The three plaintiff statutes in Colorado, as defined in the Colorado Revised Statutes § 13-21-115, include:
Premises liability claims can arise in a number of ways while an invitee or licensee is on the premises of another person. For example, anyone who is a delivery person, customer, social guest, businessperson or store patron is owed a duty by the individual who is in possession of the premises.
Common premises liability claims include, but are not limited to.
When pursuing a claim for premises liability, your attorney will file a negligence lawsuit, according to CRS § 13-21-111. In order to win your lawsuit for damages in a premises liability situation, your attorney will have to prove the following factors:
Preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace – and at home — Falls are one of the most common causes of injuries in premises liability cases. This Colorado Springs Business Journal article discusses some of the ways that property owners can avoid such falls.The Colorado Springs Business Journal
Colorado Revised Statutes | Title 13 — You can read the full text of Colorado laws relating to many of the areas covered under premises liability. This includes actions against landowners, damages and limitations on actions, and contracts and agreements.
Were you severely injured or did your loved one die because of dangerous property conditions? It is in your best interest to immediately seek legal counsel for help understanding all of the options you might have.
The Law Office of Jennifer L. Donaldson assists clients throughout such communities in Colorado as Westminster, Boulder, Arvada, Lakewood, Thornton, Littleton, Centennial, Aurora, and Longmont. Denver personal injury attorney Jennifer Donaldson can evaluate your case as soon as you call (303)-458-5000 or submit an online form to set up a free initial consultation.