When you are in the process of purchasing a property, you must visit a number of properties for viewings. Unfortunately, a number of hazards or dangerous conditions could be present in these properties that are being shown, so unsuspecting buyers could suffer personal injury accidents, like trip and fall accidents, slip and fall accidents, falling object incidents, and dog bite incidents, for example, which could result in a number of injuries.
Were you or a member of your family injured while viewing a house for sale? If so, you might have grounds to file a lawsuit against either the homeowner or the real estate agent showing the property. If you are interested in learning more about your right to file an injury lawsuit after suffering any sort of harm while viewing a property for sale, including a house, commercial property, housing development, condo, apartment complex, town house, mobile home, etc., do not hesitate to contact the experts at our firm as soon as possible.
You can trust the injury attorneys at Downtown L.A. Law Group to provide you with the guidance that you need to reach a positive claim outcome for the harm that you or a member of your family suffered while viewing a property for sale. Our lawyers have many years of experience handling all sorts of claims and are ready to fight for your right to recover the compensation that you are owed. If you are interested in discussing you claim with the experts at our firm, contact us today.
Potential Incidents that Could Occur
There are a number of incidents that could occur while viewing properties for sale. Some examples of these incidents include the following:
- Trip and fall incidents (which are associated with hazards on the floor, like broken concrete on property, broken steps, exposed wiring, sudden changes in flooring, unleveled floors, missing or misplaced warning signs, misplaced rugs or carpets, etc.)
- Slip and fall incidents (which are associated with hazards on the floor, including wet floors, slippery surfaces, missing or misplaced warning signs, leaks, spills, etc.)
- Falling object incidents (which are typically associated with elevated hazards, which can include ceiling fans, light fixtures, picture frames, signs, shelving units, etc.)
- Dog bite incidents (which are typically associated with negligent dog owners)
Regardless of the incident that occurs, affected parties are likely to suffer a number of injuries.
House Showing Injuries
Some of the injuries that affected parties can suffer in incidents while viewing properties for sale include the following:
- Head injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Joint injuries
- Fractures (including ankle and wrist fractures)
- Nerve and ligament damage
- Muscle damage
- Sprains and strains
- Scrapes and bruises
Regardless of the harm resulting from the incident, you should explore your legal options. If you would like to learn more about your right to take legal action after being harmed while viewing a property, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our firm immediately.
Who Is Liable?
Who is liable for the harm that you or a member of your family suffered while viewing a property? Is the homeowner or the seller liable? Is the real estate agent or broker liable? The answer to this question depends on the details surrounding the incident.
The homeowner can be liable if the following points are true:
- There was a hazard or dangerous condition on the property
- The homeowner failed to address the hazard or warn the real estate agent as well as potential buyers of the dangerous condition
The real estate agent or the broker can be liable if the following points are true:
- The real estate agent or broker was aware or suspected hazards or dangerous conditions on the property being showed
- The real estate agent or broker created the dangerous condition while preparing the property to be viewed
- The real estate agent or broker failed to address the hazards or dangerous conditions or warn potential buyers viewing the property
If you can prove that a homeowner or real estate agent is liable, you could have grounds to sue. That is, you can file an injury claim. If you would like to learn more about your right to file an injury claim for the harm resulting from an incident while viewing a property, do not hesitate to contact our experts immediately. Our lawyers are ready to help you.
What Can You Recover?
If you decide to file a lawsuit after suffering harm in an incident while viewing a property for sale, a lawyer could help you recover monetary compensation. What could you recover? Although every injury claim is different, you could be eligible to recover compensation for some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of consortium
- Punitive damages
- Legal fees
The total amount of compensation that you could recover will be strictly based on the details surrounding your injury claim. Because of this, all questions surrounding the potential value of your claim and what you could recover should be directed at an experienced attorney. If you are ready to discuss your claim with the experts at our firm, do not hesitate to contact us at your earliest convenience. Our lawyers are ready to help you win the highest amount of compensation available for your claim.
Contact Us Today
Are you in need of a lawyer? Whether your incident was associated with loose railing at a prospective rental property or another hazard at a mobile home at a mobile park for sale or any other type of property, you can trust that our lawyers are ready to provide you with the representation that you need to win. Downtown L.A. Law Group has many years of experience handling all sorts of injury claims and helping clients win. We are dedicated to fighting for the rights of our clients and getting them the compensation that they are owed. If you are ready to discuss your right to sue with our experts, contact us today.
We offer free legal services, which include free consultations and free second opinions. These legal services allow our experts to answer all your questions and address all your concerns, providing you with all the information that you need to pursue your claim – or continue it if you have already started it elsewhere. Are you interested in benefiting from our free legal services? If so, do not hesitate to contact our experts at your earliest convenience.
We offer a Zero-Fee guarantee, meaning that you will never have to pay any upfront legal fees. In addition, we work based on contingency; therefore, our clients will not be required to cover any legal fees until after reaching a positive claim outcome. If you do not win, you will not be responsible for paying anything for any of our legal services.
Are you ready to speak with the injury experts at our law firm? If so, contact us at your earliest convenience.