Oklahoma City Premises Liability Attorney
Injured on Someone Else’s Property? Call DiPasquale Moore.
In Oklahoma, landowners are obligated to address potential hazards on their property or warn guests about them. Unfortunately, many business and property owners fail to take reasonable measures that keep guests free from preventable harm.
If you or someone you love were injured on someone else’s property, you may have grounds to pursue legal action and a financial recovery of your damages by filing a lawsuit based on premises liability.
At DiPasquale Moore, our Oklahoma City premises liability lawyers have extensive experience fighting for victims injured by unreasonable property hazards. If you have a potential case, we can evaluate your options and discuss how we can help.
Why Choose Our Team?
DiPasquale Moore is a battle-tested trial practice that focuses exclusively on personal injury law. Reasons why we’re trusted by clients across the region:
- Millions of dollars in compensation recovered for clients.
- Over 100 years of combined experience handling injury and wrongful death claims.
- Attorneys named to Super Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers Top 100.
- Personal service and custom-tailored legal strategies.
DiPasquale Moore leverages experience and resources to help families level the playing field with powerful insurance companies. We know these are tough times, which is why we offer FREE case reviews and handle cases on contingency – which means there’s no fee unless we win.
Learn more about our team and how we can help. Call (888) 743-1030 or contact us online.
What is Premises Liability?
Premises liability is the liability landowners have for injuries that occur on their property.
In Oklahoma, landowners have a legal duty to keep their premises in a reasonably safe condition, and to take reasonable steps to fix or address potential hazards that could hurt visitors. When property owners fail to uphold this duty and visitors suffer harm as a result, they can be held financially responsible for the resulting damages.
Examples of how a landowner may breach their duty of care:
- Failure to clean up spills
- Failure to repair open holes or broken handrails
- Failure to employ security or hire qualified security
- Failure to implement policies for periodic site safety inspections
- Failure to respond to complaints of leaks, exposed wiring, or other property hazards
- Failure to adequately warn about property hazards
Types of Premises Liability Cases
Premises accidents can involve many different types of hazardous conditions. Some of the most common include:
- Slip and fall / trip and fall accidents
- Swimming pool accidents
- Negligent or insufficient security
- Fires and explosions
- Toxic exposure
- Accidents on construction sites
Can I File a Premises Liability Lawsuit?
You may have a potential premises liability claim if:
- You sustained an injury on someone else’s property;
- The property owner knew or should have known about the hazard that caused your injury, but failed to fix it or warn guests about it;
- You suffered actual damages because of the property owner’s substandard care.
Premises liability claims are fact-specific matters with many moving parts. As such, the best way to evaluate if you have a viable case is to have it reviewed by a qualified and experienced lawyer. At DiPasquale Moore, we offer FREE consultations to help you get started.
Recoverable Damages in Premises Accident Cases
Victims who prevail in premises liability cases are entitled to a recovery of their damages. This can include:
- Medical bills
- Future medical expenses
- Lost income and future wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional anguish
- Other economic or non-economic losses
At DiPasquale Moore, we work closely with clients to assess how injuries impacted their lives and evaluate their available sources of compensation, which can include a property owner’s insurance coverage and / or insurance coverage from third parties that may have caused or contributed to accidents. By taking this approach, we help victims pursue the full amount of compensation they deserve – something that is especially important when property hazards cause catastrophic injuries.
How Can a Lawyer Help?
Working with a lawyer can make all the difference when it comes to holding landowners liable for your losses. A lawyer can provide the insight you’ll need to meet the burden of proving that a landowner failed to uphold the duty of care they owed you, and help you navigate the claim process.
At DiPasquale Moore, we offer comprehensive legal counsel. This includes support to:
- Investigate accidents and potential causes
- Identify available sources of compensation
- Conduct discovery to gather evidence or depose defendants
- Handle settlement negotiations with defendants and insurance carriers
- Litigate your case at trial, if necessary
- Keep you informed and updated about your case at every stage
Examples of Our Premises Liability Results
- $900,000 for a client who sustained facial injuries and a head injury resulting in seizures after falling through the attic of a house.
- $700,000 for a client who suffered multiple life-threatening injuries in an attack on a property with security that failed to protect him.
- $592,190 for a client who sustained a foot injury after being shot in the back at a nightclub.
- $569,413 for a client who sustained a stomach injury after being shot at a nightclub.
- $500,000 for a client who sustained a brain bleed, spleen bleed, several fractured ribs, and a fractured ankle after a balcony collapsed and she fell more than 20 feet onto rocks.
- $485,000 for the father of a victim who was shot at a 21 and under event at a venue that did not have proper security.
- $400,000 for a client who suffered a fractured femur after she slipped and fell on the sidewalk while exiting a school bus and was subsequently run over by the bus.
Have questions about a premises accident? Call (888) 743-1030 to request a FREE consultation with our Oklahoma City premises liability lawyers.