Roof collapses can lead to disastrous consequences for individuals residing in homes or persons frequenting commercial building such as offices, restaurants, shopping malls, super markets, manufacturing facilities and construction sites. Since such accident strike the head and upper body of individual’s serious injuries may result including.
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Brain Hemorrhaging
- Neck Fractures
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Traumatic Eye injuries leading to partial or complete blindness
- Fractured Vertebrae
- Facial Laceration
- Skull Fractures
- Broken Noses
- Broke Hands and Arms
- Other Permanent disabilities
- Roof Collapse Fatalities prompting Wrongful Death Claims
If you have sustained any of the above injuries due to a roof collapse in a private home or a commercial building contact out premises liability roof collapse attorneys. We will fight for your right to compensation for the injuries you have suffered.
What Causes a Ceiling / Roof too Collapse
Common Causes of Roof Collapse are as follows:
Pile up of Snow: Failure to remove accumulated snow or ice from roof
Building Code Violations
Failure to maintain property
Leaking Pipes on the roof
Placement of excess weight on the roof
Attachment of excessive load or collateral load
Placement of Air-conditioning system without proper roof accommodations
Premise Liability: Property Owner Liability for your Roof Collapse Injuries
Land owner or possessors liability varies greatly depending upon the classification of the victim. Generally, all visitors fall into one of three categories:
- Invitee: An invitee is owed the highest duty of care. They are any individual who is either expressly or impliedly invited to another person’s premises for their mutual benefit.
- Licensee: Any individual who enters the premises at the owner or possessors consent for a non business or commercial purpose. The most common example is a social guest. In order to recover as a licensee, a victim must establish (all three):
- The owner or possessor knew or should have known of the dangerous condition, and should have known that it created an unreasonable risk of harm, and likewise should have known that the plaintiff would fail to discover the dangerous condition
- The owner or possessor did not make the condition safe or failed to warn the licensee of the condition
- The licensee did not know of the dangerous condition or the risks involved.
Our ceiling collapse lawyers are here to help you receive compensation for your loss.
Our aggressive and tenacious legal teal will keep on the offensive until they make sure you have been fully compensated for your injuries and vindicated for your loss. We will go to trial and take on liable parties and their insurance carriers’ so that your rights are protected.
We will take care of every legal detail and make sure you achieve the highest compensation possible for your loss; in the meantime, concentrate on the most important part of this process – your recovery.
Contact the Downtown LA Law firm today if you have suffered an injury at (855)385-2529 to receive a free case evaluation today!
Remember: It is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured to report any accident-injury before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation with one of our personal injury lawyers regarding your injuries.