Holding Negligent Honolulu Property Owners Accountable
Accidents happen, right? But at Trecker Fritz & Williams, we ask, “Should this accident have been prevented?” While some accidents aren’t anyone’s fault, many other accidents would have never taken place if not for the negligence of a property owner or manager. Many times, the property owner or manager knows or should know of unreasonably dangerous conditions on the property.
Some slip-and-fall accidents cause serious injuries that result in costly medical bills, lost wages, permanent disability and chronic pain. At our law firm, we know what is at stake, and that is why we take your case seriously from the start.
Can I Claim Compensation For A Fall?
Not every slip-and-fall accident warrants legal action. However, you may have a valid case if you answer yes to one of these questions:
- Could the same accident have happened to another visitor or guest?
- Did the property owner know about the hazard that contributed to your accident?
- Could visitors injure themselves in the future in the same way as you?
- Is there more than one party at fault?
We can help you answer these questions and make sure your legal right to compensation is protected if negligence contributed to your injury.
Where Do Slip-And-Fall Injuries Happen?
An injury can happen anywhere, but when seeking compensation, it is important to know who is responsible. We represent Hawaii residents and individuals who have been injured on vacation in Hawaii in all types of accidents, including accidents at:
- Hotels, resorts and timeshares
- Guided tours or sightseeing tours
- Zip line tours
- Shopping malls, stores, sidewalks or parking garages
- Pools, water slides or other bodies of water
- Ocean or beach activities
We also represent victims injured in accidents involving rented recreational equipment like surfboards or Jet Skis.
What Compensation Is Available After A Fall?
Every personal injury claim is unique, which means that every settlement or compensation will also be different. While the values are different, the goal of these claims is to provide the victim with the fair and full compensation they deserve for the current and future consequences of their injuries.
We will fight to see that your settlement reflects expenses like lost income, medical bills, physical and emotional therapy, and relocation and renovation costs to accommodate your injuries. We will also seek compensation that pays you for noneconomic consequences like loss of consortium, loss of life enjoyment, pain and suffering and more.
How Does Hawaii Law Determine If A Property Owner Is Liable For An Injury?
In a premises liability claim, one of the key components to proving a property owner is liable is establishing that there was an unreasonable risk of harm on their property. In most cases, a property owner is liable for a victim’s harm if they did know or should have known about the factor that caused someone’s harm, such as uneven walkways or loose handrails.
What To Do If You Are Injured Due To Negligence Or Fault Of An Owner
After your accident, there are some actions you can take to improve the quality of the outcome of your personal injury claim. If you are able to safely move, take photos or videos of the environment that caused your accident, as well as record any testimony from any witnesses who saw the accident. If medical attention is necessary, be sure to call the police to receive the treatment you need, and the police can also create their own report that can help your claim. Finally, contact our office so we can begin the process of developing your claim.
We take action right away to investigate the accident. We use our resources to work with top experts to investigate what caused the accident, who can be held liable and the impact of your injuries on your life. It is to your benefit, as well as ours, that we fully evaluate your case before agreeing to take it. Our ability to investigate and understand all factors in your accident is why we continue to achieve successful outcomes for our clients. It is also why we continue to receive referrals and why we were named by Best Lawyers as a Tier 1 law firm in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff.
Contact Us After An Injury In Honolulu And Kauai
With offices in Honolulu and Kauai and technology that enables us to hold video conferences around the world, we can help you seek compensation through a premises liability lawsuit. We represent personal injury clients in Hawaii as well as those in other states and other countries.