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Category: Premises Liability

Hardy Wolf & Downing files premises liability lawsuits for those injured in slip and fall accidents, negligent security and more. Free consultation available.

Common Types of Summer Premises Liability

outdoor party premises liability

If you’re injured on someone else’s property, a premises liability attorney can help you collect money damages from the property owner’s insurance company. Everyone recognizes that accidents happen, but if an accident happens due to the property owner’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injury. You have a right to sue… Read more »

Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Accident?

slip and fall slippery side walk

By definition, the term ‘slip and fall‘ refers to a personal injury claim filed when someone is injured due to a slip, trip, and fall on someone else’s property. A slip and fall accident is a form of negligence that falls under the legal concept of premises liability. As the name implies, slip and fall… Read more »

Can You Sue for a Slip and Fall?

icy handrail

Slip and fall accident lawyers help victims injured in slip and fall accidents caused by hazardous and dangerous conditions on another’s property. If you are injured in a slip and fall accident on someone’s property as a result of owner negligence, then you do have a right to sue for compensation for your injuries. Specifically,… Read more »

What to Do if You’ve Been Injured on a Business Property

injured on business property

Businesses have an obligation to customers to provide a reasonably safe environment when they enter their shop or store. When failing to do so and a customer is injured on a business property due to negligence, the injured party may be able to present a lawsuit against the business for the resulting injuries. By law,… Read more »

Who’s at Fault in an Accident?

Who's at Fault in an Accident

Determining who’s at fault in an accident is necessary to be awarded compensation in a personal injury claim. Not all accidents and the injuries that result from them are cut and dry. It must be proven that the liable party, the person or parties who were responsible for the accident, were legally at fault due… Read more »

Is the Landlord Responsible for Tenant Injuries?

Negligent Landlord and tenant injuries

Conflicts between landlords and tenants are not that uncommon in today’s society. Disputes can result from a negligent landlord failing to maintain the rental property or a tenant continually paying rent late each month. Overall, issues concerning lease violations, tenant rights, fair housing, or who may be responsible for repairs to the property can generally… Read more »

Have You Been Injured Due to a Fall on Ice or Snow?

injured on ice

A slip and fall on ice lawsuit results when property or business owners are negligent in maintaining their property during winter conditions. If you have been injured due to a slip and fall accident, contact a premise liability attorney. Such injuries are all too common during the winter, and if you are seriously hurt or… Read more »

Should I Get a Lawyer if I Was Injured on Someone Else’s Property?

Injured on someone else's property

When wintertime comes to Maine, the chances of slipping and falling increase with each snowstorm. Once ice and snow begin to accumulate, so do slippery conditions on sidewalks, doorsteps, and walkways. If you happen to slip and are hurt on someone else’s property it could mean months of recovery. If that accident happens due to… Read more »

Is it Worth Filing a Home Insurance Claim for a Personal Injury?

home insurance claim for personal injury

Homeowners insurance policies provide protection for homeowners in the event that a home insurance claim is brought against them by another party. The policy also provides protection for property owners and mortgage holders should the house sustain damage from a natural catastrophe such as a flood, fire, or storm. Typically, in the case of the… Read more »