Premises Liability Claims in Arkansas

Reliable Counsel from Jonesboro Personal Injury Lawyers

In Arkansas, property owners are responsible for providing a safe environment to visitors welcomed and invited to their premises. When they do not and someone is hurt, they could be held liable in a premises liability suit. This particular branch of personal injury covers a variety of circumstances, but they all share one thing in common: a negligent lack of action from a property owner or manager.

If you have been hurt due to dangerous conditions that should not have had existed on someone else's property, then we invite you to contact us at Ford & Cook, PLC today. Our team of Jonesboro personal injury attorneys are well-versed in investigating and establishing these claims and giving injury victims the very best chance at recovering the compensation they deserve. Clients who choose our firm can always rest assured that their counsel is tirelessly working to have their pain and suffering rectified.

We are ready to start advocating for you today. Contact us at 870.853.3621 today.

The Duty to Exercise Care

In Arkansas, property owners are required to provide something called duty to exercise care to all individuals welcome to their property. Simply put, the duty to exercise care is the responsibility to provide safe conditions on the premises. When they do not, and someone welcome to the property is hurt, they are responsible for any resulting injury.

Legitimate premises liability suits need to demonstrate the following:

  • That the property owner owed the victim the duty to exercise care
  • That the owner had reasonable time to address any dangerous conditions and did not
  • That those dangerous conditions directly caused the victim's injury

There are different kinds of visitors that can be involved in these kinds of claims. "Invitees" (customers, patrons) and "licensees" (social guests) are often owed the duty to exercise care. Trespassers usually are not. Some exceptions, depending on the circumstances, may be made for child trespassers.

Ready to Handle a Wide Scope of Cases

"Slip and fall" cases are the most common type of premises liability claim, but these cases can involve literally any circumstances of dangerous conditions on a property, including improper lighting, security, animal control, and other factors. No matter what factors your case entails, our team is ready to assess the circumstances of your injury and, if needed, aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve.

Your pain and suffering do not have to stand. Contact us today to start exploring your legal options with an initial consultation.