Unfortunately, thousands of people are injured each year on properties owned by someone else. The damages suffered as a result of the injury on the premises can lead the victim to file a personal injury claim.
Deciding whether to file a personal injury claim can be difficult in the state of Colorado. You may wonder whether you will be successful in your pursuit, and whether the filing will be stressful and traumatic. It is important to understand the situations in which personal injury claims tend to be successful, so you can apply this to your unique case.
All premises owners have a certain amount of responsibility to keep their property safe and secure. If you suffered damages because the premises was not kept secure, it is likely that you will be able to hold the premises liable.
The occurrence of a fire
A fire can start in many different ways, and it can cause severe injury to those on the scene. The premises should maintain their electrical wiring so that it does not present a fire risk, and there should also be fire safety protocols in place to prevent injury.
Staff or other responsible people on a property have the legal responsibility to maintain safety. This means fixing any potential hazards, clearing up spills and blocking off defective staircases. If you slip and fall on a premises, you can probably show that the premises is liable due to negligent maintenance.
If you have been injured on a premises in the state of Colorado, it is important that you investigate your compensation options.