Have you been injured due to the negligence of an Oklahoma business or property owner?
Premises liability refers to a property owner’s responsibility for bodily harm or injuries caused to another as a result of a poorly maintained property, unsafe conditions on the premises, or lack of security on the property.
Businesses and property owners in Oklahoma have a duty to maintain a safe and hazard-free environment for its visitors and when they fail to do so and cause injuries they may be held responsible. Under the law, the injured party may receive compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain & suffering.
Premises liability law is very complex and you need an experienced lawyer to fight for you. The attorney at Austin S. Pieratt Esq. will discuss your situation and plan a solid defense for you. Visit our law firm or contact us today to get a free consultation for your slip and fall claim in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma or the state of Oklahoma.
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Do I have a premises liability case?
In building a premises liablity case, one must demonstrate that the property owner was negligent causing injury to the visitor in the premises. Property owners in Oklahoma are not required to make their premises accident proof, but are required to provide a safe environment with no known dangers in sight orto warn visitors about any dangers. Your premises liability lawyer must proof the following:
- Property owner failed to maintain property and this led to the accident
- Property owner created an unsafe environment, intentionally or unintenionally that caused a personal injury
- Property owner failed to notify guests about unsafe conditions such as wet floor, poor lighting or faulty electric appliances that caused an injury
Let’s help you understand your rights under Oklahoma law
Do not waste any more time. The premises liability attorney at Austin S. Pieratt Esq. will listen to your claim and give you advice in regard to Oklahoma law and how it affects you in your specific situation. Every situation is different and only an experienced lawyer will be able to guide you clearly. It’s in your best interest to act and not wait for the store to do the right thing.