The winter months and holiday season are some of the most enjoyable of the year. Although marked by celebration, traveling, and time off work, the holidays can pose new hazards that can quickly turn festivities sour. From driving on wet or icy roads to an increase in the number of drunk drivers on the road, real dangers do exist this time of year – and everyone should be aware of them to ensure they don’t suffer preventable harm.
During the holidays, weather and decorations present new and unique hazards. Combine these hazards with visitors and guests who may not be familiar with new areas and you introduce a potential recipe for premises liability claims – lawsuits filed by victims who are injured by unsafe conditions on another’s property.
Although premises liability is a unique area of law that can involve many different situations and circumstances, these types of claims are generally hinged on a few key factors, including:
In an effort to help business owners, home owners, and others who may host holiday festivities where guests will be present, our legal team at The Daspit Law Firm has put together a few important tips to help you ensure your property is safe.
Whatever your plans may be, make sure that safety is your number one priority. When visitors and guests suffer harm as a result of a property owner’s negligence, they can pursue financial compensation for their damages, including their medical expenses and lost wages caused by missing time from work. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe this year and remember to keep your premises free from harm.
If you have questions about premises liability and your rights after an accident, contact a Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer from The Daspit Law Firm for a free consultation.
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