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Premises Liability, Including Dog Bites

Protecting Your Rights in Premises Liability Cases

If a store owner or property owner fails to maintain his or her premises in a safe manner and you become injured as a result of that negligence, you are entitled to recover damages under a premises liability action.

If you were hurt while on someone else's property, you need the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer. My name is Garry Whitaker. I have over 25 years of experience representing clients in premises liability matters. My law firm, Garry Whitaker Law, P.C. in Winston-Salem, North Carolina can fight for the compensation you deserve.

What is a Premises Liability Case?

There are several common types of premises liability cases, including:

  • Assaults
  • Inadequate Security and Lighting
  • Slip and fall, including slippery surface and uneven flooring accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Falling objects
  • Fall from elevation
  • Hazardous walkways

Injuries resulting from these incidents can have serious consequences, ranging from scarring to wrongful death.

After a Premises Liability Incident Occurs

If you have been injured in a premises liability accident, take the following steps:

  • Take pictures of the unsafe area before leaving the property
  • Take pictures of your injury
  • See a doctor for your injuries
  • Report the incident to the property owner or manager
  • Report the accident to the police and get a copy of the report
  • Collect the names and contact information of any witnesses
  • Document any injury-related expenses

Dog Bites Involve Premises Liability Issues, Too

Dog owners have a duty to keep their animals under control at all times. Still, approximately 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year. These dog bites can lead to infection, severe scarring, nerve damage, loss of motor control and psychological problems.

If you have received a dog bite, I can help you determine whether or not you have a claim against the owner and his or her property insurer. I will help you take the necessary steps to protect your rights and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Let's Get Started On Your Case

To start building your premises liability claim, contact my office online or call me locally at 336-777-1195 or toll free at 888-343-1022. I handle all personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay attorney fees if we recover for you.

Garry Whitaker Law, P.C.

One N. Marshall Street, Suite 350
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336-793-2963
Toll Free: 888-343-1022
Fax: 336-777-8906
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