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Indiana Premises Liability Attorneys
Merrillville �Crown Point �Gary �Valparaiso

Property owners have a legal duty to keep people reasonably safe while on the property. The extent of the legal duty differs depending on the type of property and the type of visitor. For example, a private homeowner's responsibility to make the home safe for private visitors is different than a commercial property owner's legal duty to make the store safe for shoppers.

This legal concept is known as premises liability. Property owners have legal liability for their premises. Premises liability lawsuits may arise if a visitor is injured while on another's property. A successful premises liability lawsuit must prove that the property owner failed in his or her legal duty to keep the property reasonably safe.

Legal Representation From Knowledgeable Attorneys in Premises Liability Lawsuits
Success may be difficult to achieve in premises liability lawsuits because of the need to prove that the property owner violated the legal duty to keep the property safe. Questions that must be answered in a premises liability lawsuit include:

�Did the property owner know about the dangerous condition that caused the accident?
• If not, would a reasonable inspection have brought the condition to the property owner's attention?

At the Merrillville, Indiana, law firm of Thiros & Thiros, P.C., we have handled personal injury cases such as premises liability lawsuits since the inception of the firm in 1971 under the name Cohen & Thiros, P.C. Over the past three decades, our team of attorneys has built a reputation as thorough and strategic advocates who put all their skills to work on behalf of personal injury clients. Contact Thiros & Thiros today to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our personal injury lawyers.

Common types of events that may lead to a premises liability claim include:

�Slip and fall accidents on foreign substances that result in broken bones or a concussion
• Trip and fall accidents on broken sidewalks, on potholes in store or restaurant parking lots, or due to a broken stair rail
• Injuries caused by a broken escalator or elevator
• Assaults on commercial property or apartment complexes caused by inadequate security

Contact Thiros & Thiros, P.C., for a Free Consultation
If you believe your injury was caused by the negligence of a property owner, contact our law firm for a complimentary case evaluation.

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Merrillville, IN 46410

The law firm of Thiros & Thiros, P.C. represents clients from throughout Northwest Indiana including Lake County, Porter County, LaPorte County, Jhtmler County, Newton County, Starke County, and especially from communities including Gary, Hammond, East Chicago, Whiting, Crown Point, Merrillville, Hobart, Highland, Griffith, Dyer, Schererville, St. John, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Valparaiso, Portage and Chesterton.
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