Parking Lot Premises Liability Cases in Atlanta, GA
If you are injured in a parking lot or parking garage in Atlanta, GA, then the property owner or property manager could be liable for your injuries.
Pope & Howard, P.C., a personal injury law firm in Atlanta, GA, with decades of experience in premises liability law, is here to help you understand if you have a premises liability case and then to help get just compensation for injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
Read on to understand the basics of a parking lot premises case, different types of accidents that can occur in a parking lot or garage in Atlanta, GA, and how to get help from the experienced legal team at Pope & Howard.
Parking Lot Premises Liability Case Basics
A parking lot premises case involves someone being injured while in a parking lot. Whether it’s a business parking lot, such as the parking lot of a grocery store, mall or company headquarters, or the parking lot for a commercial building like an apartment building, you are entitled to a legal right to feel safe and secure.
If you are injured or harmed while in a parking lot, and the owner/manager of the property did not take the proper precautions to keep you safe, then you could take legal action.
During a parking lot premises liability case, you and the team at Pope & Howard would work together to prove that the owner of the property knew about potential dangers but did not take any preventative measures to ensure the safety and security of those using the parking lot.
Types of Premises Liability Cases in Atlanta, GA
Parking lot premises cases are all too common in Atlanta, GA. There are many different types of accidents that can occur when in a dark parking lot, including:
- Assaults and physical attacks
- Slip and Fall accidents due to potholes, cracked pavement, wet surfaces, etc.
- Pedestrian accidents (you are hit by a car while walking)
What Can Lead to a Premises Liability Claim in Atlanta, GA
Property owners should always do everything in their power to prevent any possibility of premises liability claims. That means ensuring that the parking lot or garage is safe and secure for all who may use it.
Here are examples of how a person in a parking lot or garage could be harmed while on the property:
- Inadequate security
- Poor signage around the parking lot or garage
- Insufficient and inadequate lighting in spots or throughout the whole parking lot
- Blind spots due to inferior parking lot design
- Negligent or poor maintenance of the parking lot and its entrance/exit ramps
- Negligent maintenance of stairwells and sidewalks in the parking lot or ramps
- Faulty or inadequate pavement markings or lack of traffic signals in the parking lot
- Poorly engineered or poorly designed traffic flow patterns
- Ineffective snow and ice removal
Property owners should investigate the property for any signs of unsafe conditions and always monitor the property and stay up to date with anything that needs to be fixed or updated.
Leading Parking Lot Accident Lawyers in Atlanta, GA
If you think you have a potential premises liability case, contact the lawyers at Pope & Howard in Atlanta, GA, today for a free consultation. Our founders, Marc Howard and Geoff Pope, are highly rated lawyers in the Atlanta community, known for compassionate representation. They will get you the result you need and help you move on with your life in the best way possible. Call (404) 885-9999 today.