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As we go about our daily lives, we never consider that we may be subjected to serious, life-altering injuries due to defective or hazardous conditions at work, while shopping, or while visiting someone’s home.

When you are injured because of a dangerous condition on someone else’s property in Las Vegas, you need to understand your legal rights and options. You may be entitled to pursue a premises liability claim to get compensation for your injuries and other losses, including hospital bills, lost income, and pain and suffering.

The Las Vegas premises liability lawyers of The Bourassa Law Group are here to review your case for free and help you understand your rights and guide you through the process of seeking compensation for your injuries. Call us now at (702) 851-2180 so we can get started working on your case.

The personal injury attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group have helped many injured victims in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada who have been harmed through no fault of their own because of hazardous conditions on someone else’s property. We are proud of our track record of securing settlements and verdicts that provide our clients with the financial recovery that they need and deserve.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a premises liability accident in Las Vegas, contact The Bourassa Law Group at (702) 851-2180 today to schedule a no-cost consultation with one of our skilled, results-focused attorneys. Not only do you not owe us anything for the initial consultation, but when you hire us, you also don’t owe us anything until we win compensation for you. Chat with us live on our website, fill out our contact form, or call us at (702) 851-2180.

Do I Need a Premises Liability Lawyer?

When you are injured on someone else’s property, you may have a number of questions. How are you going to pay for your recovery from your injuries? How long will you be out of work and will you miss out on income you need to support yourself and your family? Who is responsible for your injuries? Do you need to hire an attorney to pursue a claim for compensation?

If you’ve been injured by a property owner’s negligence, you may be legally entitled to be compensated for your injuries and financial losses, including medical bills, therapy, and long-term care, lost income, and pain and suffering. But it is more likely that you will receive full compensation for all your damages if you are represented by an experienced, skilled Las Vegas premises liability attorney.

Pursuing a legal claim can seem complicated and overwhelming to someone inexperienced in the law. If you have a premises liability claim, let the Las Vegas attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group handle your case so that you can focus on your recovery and on getting your life back to normal.

Our attorneys will take care of collecting the evidence and paperwork in your case, negotiating a fair and full settlement with the insurance companies, and if necessary, filing and prosecuting a lawsuit on your behalf. Remember that there is no fee for our services until we win compensation for you and your family.

Why Choose The Bourassa Law Group to Handle My Case?

If you’ve been in a premises liability accident in Las Vegas, you have a number of attorneys and law firms to choose from to represent you in a legal claim for compensation. But how do you choose which lawyer or firm to trust with your case? Unfortunately, not all premises liability attorneys are equal. Choosing the right attorney for you can be critical to the outcome of your case.

At The Bourassa Law Group, we believe that certain factors set us apart from all the other premises liability law firms in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada, including:

  • Experience – Each of our attorneys brings years of experience of having fought for the rights of injured victims in personal injury and tort cases, meaning that we have the extensive legal experience needed to get our clients the results they deserve
  • Track record of results – Our firm has successfully obtained millions of dollars in financial recovery for our clients, whether through settlement or by winning our clients’ cases at trial
  • Client satisfaction – We strive to understand and focus on our clients’ concerns, goals, and needs, and we offer each of our clients cost-effective, innovative, and results-oriented legal representation
  • A legal team that loves what they do – Although we work tirelessly to provide the best possible representation to our clients, we also strive to maintain a relaxed office culture that allows our attorneys and staff to focus on doing the work that they love.

Types of Premises Liability Cases We Handle

At The Bourassa Law Group, our Las Vegas premises liability attorneys have helped our clients hold property owners responsible when their negligence leads to dangerous or hazardous conditions on their property that leads to injury of innocent victims. Some of the types of premises liability cases we’ve helped our clients recover compensation for include, but are not limited to:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Dog bites and attacks
  • Inadequate maintenance (including broken flooring or stairs or buildup of snow and ice)
  • Toxic chemicals and fumes
  • Fires
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Construction site accidents
  • Lack of adequate security leading to criminal incidents

No matter how your injury on someone else’s property occurred, the Las Vegas premises liability lawyers of The Bourassa Law Group will fight to help you get the financial compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will it cost to have The Bourassa Law Group handle my case?

If you believe you may have a premises liability claim, we offer you a free initial consultation to discuss your case in detail and let you know about your legal rights and options. When you choose The Bourassa Law Group to handle your premises liability claim, our services are available to you at no upfront cost – we do not get paid until we get you the compensation you are entitled to.

How long will it take to resolve my claim?

It can be difficult to estimate exactly how long it will take to resolve a premises liability claim. If the at-fault party accepts responsibility for your injuries and your financial losses are fixed and known, it can take as little as a few months to settle your case and get you the compensation you deserve.

However, if there is a dispute over liability, whether you were actually injured, or the amount of damages you incurred, it can take much longer to reach a settlement, and it may even become necessary to file a lawsuit in court to pursue your claim.

If your lawsuit ends up going all the way to trial, it can take as long as two to three years to get to trial and reach a verdict in your claim, depending on the scheduling and availability of the courts.

Who can I hold responsible for my injuries?

Typically, the owner or possessor of property is responsible for the maintenance of the property and fixing or removing any dangerous or hazardous conditions on the property. However, if the property is leased to a tenant, the lease agreement may place the responsibility for maintenance on the tenant.

A property owner or tenant may also hire a third-party company to provide maintenance and repairs for the property; based on the contractual agreements between the owner/tenant and the maintenance or repair company, the company may have responsibility if dangerous or hazardous conditions arise due to improper maintenance.

Nevada Premises Liability Statistics

Every year thousands of people in Las Vegas and throughout the state of Nevada are injured by dangerous and hazardous conditions of property:

  • According to the Nevada Department of Business & Industry, workplace injuries arise from dangerous or hazardous conditions including damaged flooring and other surfaces (15.4 percent of days missed), violence by persons and animals (5.6 percent of days missed) and falls, slips, and trips (26.8 percent of days missed)
  • According to the Southern Nevada Health District, in 2019 there were 33 reported cases of drownings and submersions among children up to 14 years old, resulting in four fatalities
  • According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, data from Clark County animal control shows that an average of seven people every day are victims of dog bites.

The Las Vegas Premises Liability at The Bourassa Law Group Will Fight for You

At The Bourassa Law Group, we understand that the people of Las Vegas work hard to support themselves and their families. When tragedy strikes and a person is left injured and unable to work and support themselves when they are injured by a dangerous or hazardous condition on someone else’s property, it can leave an injured victim with feelings of helplessness and stress.

That is why the Las Vegas premises liability attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group work tirelessly to get our clients the monetary compensation that they need and deserve.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a premises liability accident in Las Vegas, don’t delay seeking the compensation that you need to recover from your injuries and put your life back on track.

Contact The Bourassa Law Group today to schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled premises liability attorneys. Chat with us live on our website, fill out our online contact form, or call us at (702) 851-2180 today.

Frequently asked questions

The legal definition of a personal injury is when someone’s failure to use reasonable care in a particular situation results in another person’s physical, emotional, or psychological injury. Personal injury cases often rely on the elements of negligence to prove the responsible party’s actions were the cause of the other party’s injuries.

The length of a personal injury case depends on the type of case and various factors, such as the severity of the injury sustained and the duration of necessary treatment. A car accident case might take six months to resolve, while a wrongful death lawsuit could take two years. It all depends on the circumstances surrounding the case.

No. Whether you got hurt in a car accident or on someone else’s property, you should never speak with their liability insurance company about the claim. They try to save money whenever possible and could attempt to trick you into accepting a low settlement amount or intimidate you into dropping the case. Your Denver personal injury lawyer will handle all communication on your behalf.

It depends. A vast majority of personal injury cases settle out of court. When we file a claim with the insurance company, we’ll submit evidence that proves you deserve compensation for your injuries. Sometimes the insurer is willing to settle. Other times, they deny the claim or provide a settlement much lower than you deserve. Under those circumstances, we will file a lawsuit and take the case to court.

Mediation is a step during a lawsuit where both sides meet to try to reach an agreement. The mediator listens to the arguments on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s sides and attempts to resolve the issue. If they can reach an agreement, they will settle out of court, and the case will get dismissed. If they can’t resolve the matter, the case will proceed to trial.

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