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Our Lancaster Premises Liability Lawyers Hold Property Owners Accountable

If you are injured on someone else’s business or personal property, you may have a right to recover damages for your losses. “Premises liability” refers to property owners’ responsibility for injuries that occur on their premises due to their negligence. Common causes of injuries in premises liability cases include slippery floors, uneven pavement or sidewalk defects, snowy or icy walkways and parking lots, inadequate lighting or security measures, open excavations and falling objects. Common locations for premises liability claims to arise are grocery stores, parking lots, retail establishments, common areas of apartment complexes and ways of ingress/egress to/from business properties.

At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, P.C., our experienced team of legal professionals will immediately launch a thorough investigation into how and why your accident occurred, gathering all the evidence necessary to support your slip, trip and fall claim. With premises liability claims, time is almost always of the essence, in that it is critical to document the state and condition of the dangerous condition as closely to how it existed at the time you were hurt as possible. Our leading injury and accident attorneys will advise you on your treatment options and explain to you who will pay for your medical bills, as we work to gain a solid understanding of your pain and suffering and the impact your injuries have had on your life.  We also move quickly in making sure all of your economic losses are documented and quantified, including your diminished ability to work and the resultant loss of earnings.

Armed with the experience of over 100 jury trials, we back up our tough talk to insurance companies with action. Many times, this leads to us procuring the limits of the insurance policies available for our clients’ losses. As we have done for many years for Lancastrians, put our skills, experience and resources to work for you. Georgelis Injury Law Firm has recovered over $50,000,000 for those injured in accidents, and we have been voted the #1 Law Firm in Lancaster County as part of Lancaster County Magazine’s “Best of Lancaster Survey” for 7 years running!

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Injuries at a Leased or Owned Property or Business: Landowners’ Duties

Georgelis Injury Law Firm has represented hundreds of accident victims who have been injured as a result of business owners or landowners failure to adequately, and in a timely manner, inspect their property, address or repair dangerous conditions or post warnings of potential hazards. This area of the law can be very complex, so engaging a law firm with the best knowledge and experience involving these situations can be critical to proving liability on the part of the business or land owner and establishing the fair value of your injuries and resulting pain and suffering.

Examples Of Premises Liability Claims Include…

  • An apartment resident is hit by a vehicle in a dark parking lot because the landlord ignored requests to fix the burned-out lights
  • A child drowns in a pool because a water park did not provide adequate lifeguards
  • A construction site worker falls through a floor because the business owner forgot to warn the crew about severe termite damage in the building
  • A guest is attacked by a dog that showed signs of viciousness in the past
  • A customer of a retail establishment slips and falls on snow and ice that has accumulated on the sidewalk owned and maintained by the store

Parts Of A Premises Liability Claim

For Your Slip, Trip And Fall Claim To Succeed, You Must Be Able To Prove That:

  • The defendant owned, maintained and/or controlled the property at the time you were injured there
  • The owner or landlord was negligent; that is, the business failed to take reasonable steps to ensure that the property was safe or to warn you of dangerous conditions on the property (If you were a trespasser on the property at the time of your injury, you have a tougher hurdle to overcome under Pennsylvania law, in that you must prove that the landowner was guilty of wanton or willful misconduct)
  • The defendant’s negligence was the factual and legal cause of your injuries
  • You suffered real harm as a direct result of your injuries, which can include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and diminished earning capacity

Recover from a Negligent Property Owner

At Georgelis Injury Law, our top premises liability lawyers have recovered millions of dollars for clients hurt by dangerous conditions on others’ property. Put our skills, knowledge and success to work for you!

If you were injured because of a careless business or property owner, CALL GEORGELIS FIRST at 1-800-HURT-NOW or 1-717-394-3004 or contact our firm online to schedule a free review, consultation and evaluation of your claim. Voted Lancaster’s best law firm by the readers of Lancaster County Magazine for seven years running, our team can meet you during the day, after regular business hours or on the weekend, and we can visit you at home, in the hospital or rehabilitation center or anywhere else of your choosing.

Georgelis Injury Law Firm, P.C. is conveniently located on Embassy Drive, between Route 741 (Rohrerstown Road) and Good Drive. We are only 5 minutes from the Lancaster General Health Campus and offer plenty of free and spacious parking.

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