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Bountiful Premises Liability Lawyer

The owners of all types of premises in Utah, both residential and business, have a legal obligation to ensure that those properties are kept free from any hazards or dangerous conditions, which may lead to customers or other visitors sustaining injuries. The list of premises this applies to is endless, but the most common sources of premises liability lawsuits include stores, parking lots, sports facilities, event arenas, places of work, and public walkways. Stairways can also pose a significant risk to visitors, where they have not been properly maintained, or provided with an adequate handrail.

At the Jardine Law Offices P.C. we have years of experience in successfully recovering maximum compensation on behalf of victims of all manner of premises liability-related accidents. If you feel you may have a valid case, contact us today at 801-350-3506 to schedule your free case evaluation with an expert premises liability attorney.

Premises Liability and Related Accidents, Bountiful and Beyond: The Statistics

While we can tell you that accidents relating to various hazards and dangerous conditions in an array of premises happen regularly, statements like this tend not to hold much weight without statistics to back them up. Statistics are something we love to have to hand, and premises liability is no exception.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the following volumes of accidents were recorded across the United States in 2015 alone:

  • 146,571 accidental deaths arising from unintentional injuries occurred, amounting to 45.6 deaths per 100,000 of the national population
  • This makes unintentional injuries the #4 cause of death in the United States
  • 33,381 deaths were caused by unintentional falls, equating to 10.4 fatalities per 100,000 population
  • Unintentional poisoning resulted in 47,478 deaths or 14.8 per 100,000 population
  • A total of 31,744,062 non-fatal injuries occurred across the United States in the same year
  • 29.5{e5f0ef1a42106cc8b203833a9c3c2c30f408a85a022c8afb1558119fad706149} of all accidents were categorized as unintentional falls
  • 12.8{e5f0ef1a42106cc8b203833a9c3c2c30f408a85a022c8afb1558119fad706149} were caused by the victim being struck by or crushed against an inanimate object

Some of the most frequent types of premises liability lawsuit include:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Violent crimes enabled by poor security
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Defective elevators and escalators
  • Dog bites
  • The collapse of stairs, porches, or other structures
  • Fires
  • Unsafe or poorly-maintained swimming pools
  • Broken windows or other glass

How Could a Bountiful Premises Liability Attorney Help Me?

When you choose to hire a Bountiful premises liability attorney from the Jardine Law Offices P.C. to handle your case, we will immediately set to work gathering all required evidence, including:

  • Establishment of the property owner’s duty of care towards you
  • The breach of that duty of care
  • Evidence that your injuries resulted from that breach
  • Proof that the defendant’s negligence was responsible for causing your accident and resulting injuries, and there were no other factors at play
  • Evidence of the damages you have suffered, such as pain and suffering, medical expenses, and lost wages

To discuss your case with an outstanding attorney and secure the legal representation you deserve, call us today at 801-350-3506.