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Bridgeport Premises Liability Lawyers

Serious injuries have consequences on the victim’s finances, physical abilities, and future job prospects. If you have been injured while visiting a property that wasn’t properly secured, you may be entitled to pursue compensation from the person responsible. Property owners must keep those who visit their spaces safe no matter if the property is commercial or residential. When someone is injured, if the injury was caused by their failure to maintain the property correctly, the victim should not be responsible for covering any costs related to the accident.

The attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers have worked with many people who have been injured as a result of unsafe properties. Because our skilled attorneys have been working in the Bridgeport community for years, we have had the opportunity to truly understand the impact that premises liability accidents have on victims and their families. Astronomical medical expenses can accompany Even minor injuries, and we work to make sure that the person responsible ultimately covers the costs you incur.

If you have been injured on an unsafe property in Bridgeport, seek the counsel of an experienced attorney. The Bridgeport premises liability lawyers at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers lead with integrity and compassion in our pursuit of justice. We know how badly families need help when they reach out to us, and we do everything that we can to make sure that we secure the maximum amount of compensation that we can on their behalf. To consult with a lawyer call (203) 380-1556 today.

Do I Need a Premises Liability Lawyer?

When a property owner’s passivity or outright negligence creates an unsafe environment for others to inhabit, they should be held responsible. Being the victim of an accident can be expensive. If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, you may come away from experience with physical injuries, bills related to hospital stays and rehabilitative therapy, along with time spent away from work. Especially if you are the primary earner for your household, your family will undoubtedly experience additional financial strain from the whole ordeal.

By taking legal action to pursue the responsible party, accident victims not only fight for the financial benefits that they need, but they also make sure that the property owner is held to a high standard. Many people who act negligently do not do so maliciously, they are unaware of actions that should be taken. This, however, is not a good enough excuse and taking legal action can be an excellent way to ensure that the injury that was caused does not happen to other people in the future.

Why Hire Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers to Handle My Case?

The attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers have the tenacity and experience needed to fight for your rights if you have been the victim of a premises liability accident. We know that accidents happen so quickly, but their consequences can be long-lasting. Our 140 years of combined experience has equipped us with the knowledge needed to represent a range of premises liability cases.

Jonathan Perkins founded the firm with the desire to help people in need skilled legal support. In addition to winning millions of dollars for clients who need it most, he is named to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. No matter if we are working to settle cases out of court or advocating for clients in the courtroom, we approach each case with attention to detail and genuine care for our clients’ well-being.

Over the years we have won millions of dollars on behalf of our clients. While we know that money can’t undo the pain and suffering that serious injuries cause, the money that we can recover for our clients certainly helps them cope with their circumstances. We have helped Bridgeport residents seek the justice that they deserve, and we can help you too.

Premises Liability Cases We Handle

Though the damage resulting from accidents vary from case to case, if you have been hurt because of someone else’s negligence, you should seek legal help to hold them accountable.

  • Failure to properly maintain premises
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Snow and ice accidents
  • Elevator accidents
  • Escalator accidents
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Amusement park accidents
  • Inadequate security
  • Toxic chemical exposure
  • Chemical Leaks
  • Fires

A Duty of Care and Premises Liability

In premises liability cases specifically, the law establishes how much responsibility a property owner must claim for those who inhabit their property, this is called a duty of care. A property owner’s duty of care will vary based on who the visitor is. In Connecticut, there are three different classifications which include, invitee, licensee, and trespasser.

Invitees are guests to a property and have the most protections under premises liability law. An example of an invitee includes dining guests at a restaurant or shoppers at a store. They are called invitees because they are invited guests, at least implicitly, of a property.

Licensees also have some protections, but not as many as invitees, under Connecticut law. A licensee has permission to visit the premises, but they are not there for the property owner’s direct benefit. An example of a licensee is a salesperson who calls on an office.

The final category, trespasser, is afforded the least protection. Property owners are rarely held accountable for any injury caused to harm by trespassers unless they intentionally set out to harm trespassers. For example, a property owner is not protected under the law if they set up traps for trespassers.

Contact a Bridgeport Premises Liability Attorney Today

Injuries that stem from premises liability accidents can be severe and have a profound impact on victims. If you have been injured while visiting an unsafe property, get in touch with an attorney today to review your case. The skilled Bridgeport lawyers at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers will discuss your options with you and help you decide which course of action to take. Call our office today at (203) 380-1556.

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Our Results
  • $2.3 Million

    For the family of a man killed in a traffic accident.

  • $2.1 Million

    For a Brazilian woman who fell off her bicycle, severely injuring her head.

  • $1.5 Million

    Awarded for an infant who died while at a daycare facility

  • $850 THOUSAND

    For the family of an 83 year old man who died after being in an auto accident.

Our Attorneys
  • Johnathan Perkins

    Jonathan Perkins

  • Wendy Kowarik

    Wendi Kowarik

  • Jeff Lynch

    Jeffrey Lynch

  • Kevin Blake

    Kevin Blake

  • Scott Burg

    Scott Burg

  • Robert McCarthy

    Robert McCarthy

  • Joshua Baum

    Joshua Baum

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