Property owners in Louisiana are required to ensure their property is reasonably safe for guests and customers. If a person suffers an injury due to a dangerous condition on the premises, then the property owner can be held liable for the accident. This type of personal injury case is known as premises liability.
If you or a loved one has been injured on someone else’s property in Baton Rouge because of a hazardous condition, look no further than the Louisiana premises liability attorneys at Day Law Group to hold the property owner responsible for your injuries and help you obtain your entitled compensation. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients by providing them with compassionate and personalized legal representation.
Under Louisiana law, a property owner is liable for any injury and damages arising from an unreasonably dangerous condition on the property. Premises liability cases are complex because the injured party must prove many elements, depending on where the accident occurred.
Different legal standards that apply to various types of property owners, such as merchants, non-merchant privately owned property, and publicly owned property. Therefore, what must you prove in your case depends on who owns the property.
For example, according to the Merchant Liability Statute, a “merchant” is essentially a business that sells goods, merchandise, food, and services at a fixed location. Common types of merchants include retail stores, restaurants, and auto shops.
Due to the complexities of premises liability cases in Louisiana, you must hire an experienced personal injury attorney to protect your rights and best interests from start to finish. Our legal team can thoroughly investigate the accident, collect and assess evidence, negotiate with insurers and other parties, and maximize the financial compensation you deserve.
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