Brockton Personal Injury & Greater Boston Premises Liability Lawyers
In addition to creating an atmosphere that can attract crime, inadequate lighting, or lighting that is not maintained (i.e., burned out light bulbs and non-working fixtures) can also increase the likelihood of tripping in the dark or slipping and falling. A property owner that does not promptly address problems with lighting may be liable for injuries sustained on their properties, that they might not be liable for during daylight hours.
For example, a trivial sidewalk defect that can easily be seen in daylight, might not be visible at all in the dark. A curb within height regulations, painted a dark color can be easily seen when proper lighting is in place; but in darkness, could be a trip and fall hazard.
Establishing Owner Liability for Crimes In Poorly-Lit Areas
Gyms and club owners often post warning signs not to leave valuables, including purses and wallets in cars to avoid theft. But if you are mugged in the parking lot on the way to your car because there was no lighting, they may be liable for the harm you suffered because gym parking lots are known to be common places for theft crimes. Read more…
If you suffered a serious injury including lacerations, broken bones, fractures, dislocations, or head or brain injuries in a poorly lighted area, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and in more serious cases, damages.
Free Consultation • Slip and Fall, Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer, Brockton MA
Because each case is different, you need a skilled attorney who can look at all the facts of your case and establish liability for your injuries. Gerald J. Noonan is an experienced slip and fall accident attorney with more than 3o years of legal and trial experience. Over the course of these three decades attorney Noonan has helped countless accidents victims receive the financial compensation they deserve.
For your no-obligation, free initial legal consultation, call us today at (508) 588-0442, or email our law firm using our contact form.
Our personal injury lawyers assist accident victims throughout all of Massachusetts including but not limited to Plymouth County, Brockton, Plymouth, Bridgewater, Marshfield, Hingham, Duxbury, Wareham, Abington, Rockland, Whitman, Hanson, Holbrook, Middleborough; Norfolk County including Quincy, Stoughton, Dedham, Weymouth, Braintree, Avon, Holbrook, Randolph, Canton, Sharon, Brookline, Franklin; Bristol County including New Bedford, Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro, Mansfield, Easton, Raynham, Lakeville, Norton; Cape Cod, Hyannis, Falmouth, Barnstable and the Greater Boston area including Cambridge, Somerville, Medford, Everett, Lawrence, Lynn, Revere, Dorchester, Roxbury.