Premises Liability

Baton Rouge Premises Liability Attorney

Have You Been Injured on Someone Else's Property?

Individuals who have suffered injury on the property of another person are protected under premises liability law. For example, you may be able to seek compensation for injuries that resulted from an accident in a park, on a sidewalk or in a parking lot. Property owners are held responsible under the law to make sure their land is maintained and kept in a way that promotes the safety of anyone who visits.

In order for an injury victim to be successful and recover compensation through a premises liability claim, he or she must be able to prove several key factors. Without the help of a Baton Rouge injury attorney, victims will have a challenging time negotiating through the complex legal issues involved with a claim, and they may not be able to recover compensation.

Help from a Baton Rouge Injury Lawyer

Over a million Americans are injured in slip and fall accidents every year, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control. Slip and fall accidents are the main type of premises liability accidents that occur, and are the number one cause of emergency room visits as well. If you have suffered injury in a slip and fall or another type of accident on another person's property, contact The Layfield Law Firm, LLC for the legal support you need.

The Layfield Law Firm, LLC personal injury firm provides high-quality legal services on a personal level to victims of premises liability accidents. The Layfield Law Firm, LLC will help prove the defendant in your case is indeed in possession of the premises, and will gather the necessary evidence to prove that they were in control of the premises at the time of your accident. Premises liability claims do not apply for individuals who were trespassing when they were injured. The Layfield Law Firm will help prove you were legally allowed to be on the premises.

The last and most important part of a premises liability claim is proving that the defendant failed their duty to safely maintain the premises. You can find the legal help and representation you need when you contact The Layfield Law Firm, LLC about your injuries. The Layfield Law Firm fights aggressively for the compensation their clients deserve and will not give up on your case.

Looking to file a claim? Contact a Baton Rouge premises liability attorney at The Layfield Law Firm, LLC today to get started!

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Our FAQ

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  • How will custody of my child be decided?
    It is possible for you and your spouse to come to a decision regarding child custody without the court intervening.

    However, if you and your spouse cannot come to a custody terms agreement, the court will decide for you, and will look at the following:

    • the child's gender and age;
    • the child's mental and physical health;
    • the child's relationship with each parent;
    • the parents' respective lifestyles;
    • each parent's ability to provide basic necessities for the child, including shelter, food, and clothing; and
    • the child's preference (if they are of a certain age).
  • Isn't divorce expensive?

    A contested divorce can get expensive due to the necessity to attend trial, and document the case to present in court. Those who can work out their agreements prior to court and settle them with negotiations can not only save a lot of money, they avoid the serious stress of a court trial and exposing your personal business in court. In either case, I will help you bring the issue to a resolution with the least amount of stress, whether in a contested or uncontested divorce. I make every effort to make my services affordable so that you can have high quality legal counsel to support your case.

  • How long will the divorce process take?

    The length of your divorce proceedings will depend on different factors, which include how long it takes to serve divorce papers to your spouse, whether your spouse is willing to waive their rights to service and notice of trial, whether you have minor children from the marriage and legal delays. Typically, it will take 20 to 40 days to receive a divorce judgment from the court after papers have been served. If your spouse decides to waive his or her rights to service and notice of trial, the judgment can come swiftly. It is important to note that a judgment does not become finalized until the 30-day "appeals" window has ended.

    Another important point to note is that you must be living separately from your spouse for six months (or longer if there are minor children from the marriage) before being able to file a petition, unless there are extenuating circumstances, such as your spouse committed a felony. Securing an attorney for legal representation may result in your divorce process being resolved much faster than you attempting to navigate the proceedings on your own.

  • Do I need a lawyer in a personal injury claim?
    • Insurance company studies show that those who have legal representation in their case recover an average of 3.5 times more than those who try to get the issue resolved on their own. Insurance companies do not like to pay out large settlements, and frequently move fast with an offer, within days of a car accident or other serious injury accident. If you accept this early offer, it can be a terrible mistake; you may later require more medical treatment, or not recover in the expected amount of time, or could experience complications. I will carefully evaluate your injury case and ensure that we are pursuing every type of damage that could be claimed in your case. It is very important that you have legal counsel that will protect your right to fair compensation, and I will fight for fair treatment for you and your family. A personal injury lawyer is imperative if you suffered serious injuries. I am a Louisiana attorney that is interested in helping your resolve these issues.

  • How much money can I expect in a settlement?
    Each personal injury accident is different and the worth of the injuries will depend on the circumstances of the accident and the severity of injuries and disability. Insurance companies have specific calculations they use when assigning a monetary value to the pain and suffering resulting a personal injury causing accident. The firm will protect your right to compensation and pursue legal action if necessary.

    Before settling an insurance claim, contact The Layfield Law Firm, LLC to review your case. They can zealously protect your right to fair and full compensation, and your case will be given the focus and priority it deserves.