Premises Liability

Campbell Premises Liability Lawyers

Injured on Someone Else's Property?

People who visit property controlled or owned by another, from offices to retail stores to homes, have the inherent right to expect reasonably safe conditions that are free from dangerous hazards. This is an extent of a property owner’s duty of care to any visitor, guest, or patron. If the premises are allowed to deteriorate or sudden hazards are not addressed in a timely manner, premises liability law states that the property owner can be held liable for damages that result directly from their negligence.

Injured? Our premises liability attorneys in Campbell, CA can review your case for free. Call (800) 900-0863 today.

Filing a Claim Against All Possible Parties

In many premises liability cases, it is not immediately clear who is responsible for the condition of the premises. An office environment, for example, may be maintained by a business renting a suit and the landlord who actually owns the entire building.

Premises liability plaintiffs are often encouraged to file a claim against any identifiable parties – landlords, tenants, renters, homeowners, etc. – and wait for a response from their insurance companies, who will be tasked at decided who is ultimately liable.

It should be noted that filing a personal injury claim becomes more difficult if significant liability can be placed on the injured party. Someone who is trespassing or not behaving safely may not receive compensation due to their own liability.

Potential Dangers on Neglected Premises

Our Campbell premises liability attorneys have seen property accident cases of all sorts. Throughout our decades of legal practice, we have seen claims originating from accidents in the home, retail locations, office buildings, public settings, and so forth.

All of our experience gives us an edge from the beginning of each new case we handle, for we have probably already seen other cases like it in the past.

Common property hazards include:

  • Slip and fall hazards: Lifted carpets, loose wiring, slick tiles, and puddles can all pose serious dangers to visitors, despite these hazards seeming innocuous. Property managers must react accordingly whenever such a hazard is identified.
  • Dog bites: Homeowners are largely responsible for the behavior of their dogs and other pets. If they have reason to believe their animal is dangerous, warnings must be posted clearly around the property’s perimeter.
  • Missing handrails: Stairs can be difficult to navigate on their own, especially for the elderly or people who have physical disabilities. Broken or missing handrails are an inexcusable hazard that can lead to significant injury.
  • Negligent security: Some locations are known to be dangerous, or may attract crime, such as a convenience store that is open 24 hours a day. Owners of such premises may be expected to provide security to protect welcome patrons.

Fighting for Compensation? Let Us Help You

At Caputo & Van Der Walde, our premises liability lawyers are capable of fighting for every last penny of compensation that you deserve. Medical expenses, lost wages, emotional suffering, and more will all be considered when filing your claim.

Set yourself up with a free initial consultation to learn more about your rights by calling our firm at (800) 900-0863.

A TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESS

Millions Recovered for Our Clients
  • Wrongful Death Skydiving Accident $40,030,000

    Attorney Paul Van Der Walde recovered a total of $40,030,000 in compensation for a couple bereft of their 18-year-old son in a tandem skydiving accident.

  • School Bus vs. Pedestrian Accident $8,825,000

    School bus vs. pedestrian accident resulting in traumatic brain injury.

  • Train Maintenance Vehicle vs. Auto $7,411,492

    Caputo & Van Der Walde recieved a jury verdict in the amount of $7,411,492 for a surviving widow, who lost her husband when his pickup truck was involved in a collision with an on-track maintence of way vehicle.

  • 3rd-Degree Burns During a Pedicure $7,291,986

    Paul Caputo received a $7,291,985.58 decision for Plaintiff in a case where a client received severe 3rd-degree burns during a pedicure, resulting in the need for numerous skin grafting procedures.

  • Paraplegia from Defective Seat $5,650,000

    Product liability case involving a defective seat design that resulted in paraplegia.

  • Pick-up Truck vs. Pedestrian Accident $4,250,000

    Pedestrian crossing a four-lane street in the crosswalk, hit by a full-size pick-up truck. Injuries included a left knee dislocation with complete tears of all ligaments and requiring surgery, right scaphoid fracture requiring surgery, right shoulder AC joint separation with clavicle fracture and PTSD.

  • Auto vs. Bicycle Accident $4,000,000

    Bicycle rider attempted to maneuver to his left, around a recessed manhole in the bike lane, and was struck by a vehicle that was driving too closely to the bike lane. Significant injuries included tramautic brain injury, skull fracture, and permanent brain damage.

  • Big Rig vs. Auto Accident $3,000,000

    Big rig vs. auto accident resulting in wrongful death.

  • Physical Abuse $3,000,000

    Child protective services failed to adequately protect young child from physically abusive foster parents.

  • Civil Rights Case $3,000,000

    Civil rights case involving excessive force by law enforcement.

Client Testimonials

Highly Rated & Reviewed
  • “Our lawyer and his entire staff were extremely approachable and effective in getting a very good settlement from my own insurance company's under-insured motorist coverage. Our lawyer guided my husband and me through the process.”

    - Chris G.
  • “Paul has a great understanding of people's rights and drives to obtain all that is due to you. He listens and answers questions that anyone could understand without legalize. I contacted him through the recommendation of a friend.”

    - Gary G.
  • “We are so grateful we found Paul Van Der Walde! From the very beginning, it was clear Paul and his team would do whatever it took to help us. We're thrilled with the case result, but more importantly, we're thankful they believed in us.”

    - Catherine W.

WHAT SETS US APART?

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  • Tens of Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
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