What is Premises Liability in Kentucky?

Premises liability is a legal concept that holds property owners responsible for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. In Kentucky, property owners have a legal duty to keep their property in a reasonably safe condition and to warn of any known hazards.

If a person is injured on another's property due to the property owner's negligence, they may be able to bring a premises liability claim against the property owner. This can include injuries caused by slip and fall accidents, inadequate security, dangerous conditions, and more.

To prove liability in a Kentucky premises liability case, the injured person (plaintiff) must show that:

The property owner (defendant) had a duty to maintain the property in a safe condition. The defendant breached that duty by failing to fix a dangerous condition or warn of a known hazard. The plaintiff was injured as a direct result of that breach.

It's important to note that in Kentucky, a property owner is not automatically liable for every injury that occurs on their property. The plaintiff must be able to show that the property owner knew or should have known about the hazard, and failed to take reasonable steps to address it.

If you or a loved one has been injured on someone else's property in Kentucky, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. It is recommendable to consult with a Kentucky premises liability lawyer to evaluate your case and help you understand your rights and options.

Retaining a Kentucky Premises Liability Attorney

If you are injured on someone else’s property, you may be entitled under certain circumstances to seek compensation for your medical bills, missed wages, and other expenses. When property owners fail to take reasonable steps to keep their premises free of recognizable hazards or to warn of the hazards, the property owner may be held liable for injuries caused to people who are legally on the property. You should not have to pay out of pocket for injuries caused by a property owner’s carelessness or disregard for safety.

At Becker Law Office, our attorneys are committed to helping injury victims receive full compensation for their injuries caused by others. As a nationally recognized law firm, we have the commitment, resources, and courtroom experience that you need on your side after a serious injury. We will investigate your premises liability claim and advocate for you at every step.

Gregory Bubalo has obtained significant verdicts for individuals severely injured due to the actions and inactions of businesses. We even dramatically shifted the law in favor of injured victims with the landmark decision of Kentucky River Medical Center v. McIntosh, which has been adopted across the country as the new standard for premises liability cases.

If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, let the premises liability attorneys at Becker Law Office review the details of your accident and explain your legal options. We can discuss whether you have a valid premises liability lawsuit. For a free consultation, call or contact us online today.

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