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Milwaukee Premises Liability Lawyers

A person spending time on someone else’s property should be able to fairly expect that basic safety measures are being followed with regards to the property’s upkeep. Whether a person is shopping in a store, visiting an apartment complex, or at a business’s office, their safety is crucial and a major responsibility of the property owner or manager. Therefore, when property managers neglect to maintain the safety of their property, the consequences can be devastating.

If you or someone you love has been injured on someone else’s property, the financial burden caused by this injury may be alarming. Fortunately, a skilled attorney can help you avoid shouldering this burden on your own by possibly helping you file for compensation. Find out if you are eligible to take legal action by contacting our Milwaukee premises liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at (414) 271-0900.

Premises Liability Cases We Handle

Our reliable attorneys have handled a wide variety of premises liability issues for some clients in situations similar to yours. This experience allows us to carefully manage a client’s case while providing them with top-notch legal advice needed to make the process go smoothly. Some of the cases we are prepared to help you with include:

  • Slip and Fall Accidents – Slip and fall accidents on private or commercial property happen all the time. They happen for a varieyt of reasons, and injured individuals may have a claim against the owner or property manager.
  • Elevator / Escalator Injuries– If you are hurt in an elevator or on an escalator, the injury may be severe enough to warrant medical attention, and you may suffer lasting consequences as a result.
  • Porch Collapse– Guests, visitors, and patrons have a right to expect that porches and elevated structures are safe and up-to-code. In the event of a collapse, people on the structure may suffer serious injuries.
  • Stair Collapse– If a staircase collapses the people on it may be seriously hurt as a result. If the staircase was not adequately maintained by the property manager or owner, the injured parties may be owed fair and just compensation.
  • Fires– Fires can cause serious injuries and even death. If the fire could have been prevented by the property owner, the injured parties or the families of those who lost their lives may be able to take legal action.
  • Lead Paint Poisoning- Lead paint is known to cause serious illness to those exposed to it. Property managers have a responsibility to address the issue and upgrade their buildings to prevent exposure, and if they fail to do so, they may be held responsible for any illness to tenants or visitors.
  • Mercury Poisoning – If you have been exposed to mercury while on a commercial or private property, you may be owed compensation for your illness and hospitalization as a result. Don’t wait, contact an experienced premises liability attorney today.
  • Swimming Pool Injuries– Property owners have a responsibility to make sure that swimming pools are properly secured and are safe for guests to swim in. If they fail to make sure that their pool is safe for guests, they may be held liable for any injuries or deaths that result.
  • Legionnaires’ Disease – Indoor pools are a breeding ground for the pneumonia-like illness called Legionnaire’s disease. If the indoor pool is not properly maintained and guests become sick as a result, the property owner or manager may be held responsible for hospitalization, treatment, and other damages.

We have the legal resources available to provide our clients with a powerful voice against those who have caused them or their loved ones to suffer in these or other accidents.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Milwaukee premises liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® understand that you may have many questions after suffering a serious injury on someone else’s property. Our legal team has compiled a list of some of the most frequently asked questions and their answers. If you don’t see your question here or if you would like to discuss your specific case further, please complete our online form, chat live, or contact us at (414) 271-0900 as soon as possible. Don’t wait until it is too late to file your claim. Contact us today if you have been hurt in Milwaukee, and we will be there to help you secure the compensation you are owed and help you move on with your life.

If someone trips and falls and is seriously injured on a restaurant’s premises, do they have any recourse against the restaurant?

A restaurant may be liable if someone trips and falls on the restaurant premises. For example, if someone slips on spilled food or drink in the restaurant, or there are wet floors inside the restaurant or snow or ice on the outside walkway that hasn’t been properly cleared, the restaurant might be liable. The restaurant and staff would have to have known or should have known about the potential danger. Any failure to warn guests or clean up any possible safety threats may result in the restaurant being held liable for their guests’ injuries.

If a step on a stairway collapsed and I was injured at my apartment complex, is the apartment management company liable?

Many property owners may neglect to repair their stairways, sidewalks, porches, and public spaces to save time or money. If it can be proven that the apartment management was negligent in repairing the staircase or delayed fixing it so that they could save money, the apartment complex or their management company could be held liable for whatever tenant injuries occur as a result. Potential hazards and health risks need to be assessed through regular maintenance of the apartment property.

My home was built in the early 1970’s and may have lead paint. Is the property owner liable for my illness as a result?

Any residential structures that were built before 1978 may have lead paint and potentially put tenants at risk of serious health concerns.  Lead is a serious hazard to a person’s health, and if the issue is not addressed, the property owner may be held liable for health issues that the tenants may experience.

How We Can Help

The Milwaukee premises liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® firmly believe that property owners have a duty and a responsibility to keep their tenants, customers, or guests safe from unnecessary harm. They should be mindful of potential hazards and should not let things like cost or time prevent them from making sure the property is secure for others to visit. If they fail in this duty, they can and should be held accountable for their carelessness. At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, we have dedicated our professional careers to helping injured people in Milwaukee and across the great state of Wisconsin, and we are prepared to help you if you have been hurt in an accident on someone else’s property. Call us at (414) 271-0900 today to find out how.

Contact Us

If your injuries were caused by a property owner’s lack of care or outright neglect, you might be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, out-of-pocket costs, and wages lost during recovery. To learn about what you can do after being injured on someone else’s property, contact our Milwaukee premises liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (414) 271-0900 today.