Premises Liability in San Diego: Understanding Your Rights
OUR ATTORNEYS HAVE EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE REPRESENTING VICTIMS OF PREMISES LIABILITY ACCIDENTS
San Diego has laws and safety ordinances in place that cover both public and private swimming pools. For example, private swimming pools in San Diego County must have an enclosure separating the pool from neighboring properties that is at least 60 inches high.
What is Premises Liability Law?
Premises liability law governs the legal responsibilities property owners owe to those who are injured on their property. In San Diego, the team at Banker’s Hill Law Firm, A.P.C., has experience in all types of these liability cases, ensuring that the injured person receives fair compensation.
Proving Liability of the Property Owner or Occupier
To succeed in a premises liability claim, you must prove that the property owner or occupier knew about the hazardous condition on someone else’s property and failed to remedy it.
Comparative Fault and Premises Liability
In some cases, the injured person may share some fault. Our expert personal injury lawyer will navigate the complexities of comparative fault to secure your claim.
Types of Premises Liability Cases in San Diego
Slip and Fall Accidents
One of the most common types of these cases, slip and fall accidents often occur in restaurants, stores, or sports arenas. Proving that the property owner should be held liable requires experienced representation.
Elevator and Escalator Accidents
These accidents can result from inadequate maintenance or defects. Our lawyers will investigate the condition on someone else’s property to establish liability.
Dog Bites and “Strict Liability” in California
Unique in premises liability law, dog bites are subject to strict liability. You don’t have to prove that the owner knew the dog was dangerous, making legal assistance essential.
Swimming Pool Accidents and Safety Laws
San Diego’s laws and ordinances regulate both public and private swimming pools. If a pool owner fails to comply, they may be held responsible for accidents, such as an attractive nuisance that lures children.
Injured on Someone Else’s Property? We Can Help
The Duty Property Owners Owe
Property owners owe a duty to maintain safe premises. If you’ve been injured, our expert personal injury lawyer will fight for your rights, holding the responsible parties liable.
Attractive Nuisance and Child Safety
Understanding the legal concept of an attractive nuisance can be complex. We provide expert guidance to ensure that children’s injuries are adequately addressed.
Free Consultation with a San Diego Premises Liability Lawyer
Contact us at (619) 230-0330 for a free consultation. Whether it’s a slip and fall or a more complex case, our experienced team is here to assist you.