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Hazardous Residential Property Conditions

Your place of residence should be a safe and comfortable place for you and your family. The threat of danger and injury should lessen greatly when walking through your front door. This is not always the case, unfortunately. In many situations, Florida residents have fallen victim to hazardous property conditions.

When an injury occurs on a residential property due to negligence, you do have legal options. With the help of a capable and experienced premises liability lawyer in Florida, you can pursue litigation against the responsible party and demand the compensation that you deserve.

Melbourne Residential Property Accident Attorney

Although you always need to factor in risk on a daily basis, hazardous conditions are unacceptable. Our firm, The Law Offices of James B. Coulter, is comprised of a personal injury attorney who has spent years representing the victims of property accidents, and will bring this legal insight with us when we take on your case.

Our attorney focuses on honest, transparent communication, keeping you confident and well informed during a complicated and difficult process. We take control of your entire case, developing a legal strategy in a proactive, yet measured fashion. Not intimidated by the substantial legal resources of insurance companies and property owners, we have consistently demonstrated that our legal team is more than willing to stand up for your best interest, no matter who is in the way.

Conveniently located in Brevard County, The Law Offices of James B. Coulter is ready to represent individuals and families throughout  the Central Florida cities of Melbourne, Viera, Cocoa Beach, Orlando, Winter Park, Deltona, Daytona Beach, Sanford, Winter Springs, Kissimmee and Saint Cloud, among many others.

Focused on achieving results in the most expedient manner possible, we will get started on your case immediately following a free and confidential consultation. To schedule a time to meet with our qualified attorney to discuss the details of your case, please call (321) 586-9944 or send an online message today.

Types of Hazardous Residential Property Conditions

There are countless ways in which you can be injured if the residential property you are on is hazardous. Some of the most common causes in personal injury cases involving residential property include:

  • Wet floors
  • Tripping Hazards
  • Structural Design Flaws
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Potholes
  • Torn Carpeting
  • Weather Damage
  • Broken Stairs
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Disrepair
  • Negligent Security

Residential Property Injuries

Similar to the causes of property accidents, the potential injuries involved in a hazardous residential property accident are also widely varied. Our firm has seen many different outcomes to many different property accidents, including the following:

  • Neck Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Broken Bones / Fractures
  • Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI)
  • Loss of Limb
  • Burns
  • Nerve Damage
  • Paralysis
  • Muscle Tears
  • Loss of Sight / Hearing
  • Disfigurement

Damages in a Hazardous Residential Property Accident

Damages are the cost resulting from the accident. They are broken up into three different sections: economic, non-economic and punitive (exemplary):

Economic – Loss of job, loss of wages, reduced earning capacity, medical bills, rehabilitation costs, property damage, future costs, out-of-pocket expenses.

Non-Economic – Pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of consortium, permanent disfigurement, wrongful death, inconvenience, permanent disability,

Punitive – These are "exemplary" damages for negligence that is egregious enough to allow for more severe penalties. They are meant to keep the offending party from committing the same act in the future. The most common punitive damage is gross negligence.

The Law Offices of James B. Coulter | Brevard County Hazardous Residential Property Lawyer

If you or a loved one has been injured in a residential property accident that resulted due to negligence, our firm is here to help you hold the offending party responsible and collect compensation in the form of damages.

With years of experience helping individuals solve their legal issues, we have seen many different types of hazardous residential property injuries, making us a valuable resource during this complicated and stressful time. We offer comprehensive representation, handling every element of your case in a professional, productive and timely manner.

The Law Offices of James B. Coulter is a Melbourne-based legal practice, making us a convenient option for individuals and families throughout Central and Eastern Florida, including the cities of Viera, Titusville, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Cocoa Beach, Port St. Lucie, and Fort Pierce, among many others.

To schedule a time to meet with our attorney in a free initial consultation to go over the details of your case, please contact us at (321) 586-9944 or send an online message.

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