Homeowner liability cases involving a delivery person or utility worker are actually very common. Even though the individual was on the job at the time of the accident, they may be able to make a negligence claim against the homeowner. Such a claim would be independent of any workers’ compensation claim.
In general, homeowners have a duty to take reasonable care of their property and must rectify or at least warn others of dangerous conditions on the property which the owner either had knowledge of, or should have had knowledge of, under the circumstances. Therefore, homeowners are often held liable for dangerous conditions which cause slip and fall or trip and fall accidents. Common property hazards which lead to viable homeowner liability lawsuits include:
If you’ve been injured in a fall down accident while making a delivery, it is very important to speak to a fall down accident lawyer as soon as possible. Homeowner liability cases can be very complex. It is wise to have the case reviewed immediately to determine issues such as ownership of the property, liability of others, and proving notice.
Pennsylvania & New Jersey Fall Accident Lawyers
Schwartz & Blackman has been representing the injured and their families for over thirty years in fall accident cases. Our firm offers a free consultation for all Pennsylvania and New Jersey injury and accident victims. Call now and ask for your free consultation. 215.925.4451
Schwartz & Blackman handles fall down accident cases in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey area:
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