Property owners in both Kansas and Missouri have a duty to keep their premises in a reasonably safe condition. This means:
Innocent visitors and bystanders often pay the price when property owners fail to fulfill their obligations. Any of these dangers can leave you with serious injuries such as brain damage, neck and back injuries, and broken bones.
When you’re already shouldering the physical consequences of the property owner’s negligence, you shouldn’t also have to struggle with the financial consequences. Yet getting compensation for your injuries can be an uphill battle.
In these situations, you will usually be dealing with the property owner’s insurance company. This is a challenge in and of itself. The insurance company may try to blame you for your fall — or reduce the value of your claim — even if there is evidence of negligence on the part of the property owner.
At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, a personal injury firm in Kansas City, we know how to effectively deal with insurance companies. In fact, one of our lawyers used to work in insurance defense. We understand how insurance companies evaluate claims. We also have the skills necessary to negotiate a favorable settlement or stand up for your rights at trial, if needed.
We handle premises liability claims involving:
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