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If I slip on something in a store, am I guaranteed a recovery?

January 19, 2015   |  
No. Just because there is something on the floor that causes you to fall does not mean that the store is liable. It must be proven that the store either knew that it was on the floor or should have known that it was on the floor for them to...
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What should I do if I slipped and fell in a store?

January 19, 2015   |  
The first thing you should do is report the incident to the store manager or an employee. It is important that the incident be reported so that the incident is recorded and the store may provide you important information about any insurance and how to report a claim. An incident...
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What is the major difference between an invitee and a licensee?

January 19, 2015   |  
Most often, a property owner holds a greater level of duty than invitees. An invitee may enter a property with permission from the processor for the benefit of the possessor. Often times, store customers and visitors to public buildings are considered invitees. A licensee may enter a property with permission...
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What are the classifications of property entrants?

January 19, 2015   |  
There are three primary classifications of property entrants, these include trespassers, invitees and licensees.
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Who could I sue for my injuries?

January 19, 2015   |  
Any person associated with the cause of your injuries may be held liable for damages. In order to establish this, an individual must demonstrate that all injuries sustained were predictable by the property owner or offender.
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How soon do in need to file a claim for damages?

January 19, 2015   |  
The statute of limitation in the state of North Carolina for a premises liability claim is three years following the time of the injury or when the injury was discovered. After this time, a person will forfeit the ability to file a lawsuit against the negligent property owner.
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How much will a product liability claim cost?

January 19, 2015   |  
Each of our premises liability lawyers operate on a contingency fee basis, which means that we don’t charge attorney fees unless we are successful in obtaining a recovery or offer of settlement. In addition, we also offer free case evaluations if you believe you may have a premises liability case.
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What do I need to prove to recover damages?

January 19, 2015   |  
Premises liability claims are based off negligence; therefore, you must prove that the offender breached the commonly accepted duty to exercise due care. Based on your facts, the jury will determine if a breach occurred.
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What damages may I recover from a premises liability claim?

January 19, 2015   |  
Any financial losses may be recovered in a premises liability claim including lost wages, income, and any medical expenses associated with the injury. Additionally, a person may be able to recover damages for loss of consortium and companionship.
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What is premises liability?

January 19, 2015   |  
The owner of any commercial or residential property has the duty to maintain a safe premises to avoid the risk form injuries to its visitors. This requires the owner to provide warnings of dangers including defects and conditions that could result in a slip and fall. The property owner is...
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