Property owners in Maryland and Washington D.C. have the responsibility to keep their property safe from any dangers that may present themselves. Maintaining a safe property is essential because when the property has a dangerous condition, people can become seriously injured or even killed. If an individual enters a property and becomes injured because the owner neglected to keep it free of hazards, the victim may be able to bring a valid personal injury lawsuit.
In order for an injured party to bring a successful lawsuit against the property owner, they must fulfill the burden of proving that the property owner knew or should have reasonably known about the dangerous conditions and that their negligence caused an accident. One way to prove that the property owner was negligent is by taking pictures and videos of the scene of the accident before leaving, if possible. One of the biggest difficulties in proving negligence is that in some cases, the property owner can quickly fix the problem and if the injured person has no proof, it might be very difficult to find later.
If you have been injured on another person’s property, is important to discuss your situation with a personal injury attorney that can help you prove that the owner was negligent.
Timian & Fawcett, LLC is proud to serve clients throughout Maryland and Washington D.C. when they need strong legal representation after being injured in an accident. If you are the victim of someone else’s negligence, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.