Attractive Nuisances & Premises Liability Law Attorney
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Dangerous property features which can attract children unable to recognize
the risks they carry are classified as “attractive nuisances.”
If one of these features causes an injury to a child who wanders onto
the property, the property owner could be liable for any damages. Therefore,
property owners are responsible for securing their land and ensuring that
these dangerous features are secured as well as possible.
However, accidents do happen, and you may be eligible for compensation
if your child is involved in one. The legal team at the Wruble Law Group
has assisted Indiana residents with numerous
personal injury cases through our more than 40 years of combined legal experience. Our South
Bend personal injury attorneys may be able to help you obtain the financial
benefits you deserve after an accident.
Call the Wruble Law Group at (574) 281-0142 for reputable legal advice
regarding attractive nuisances today.
What can be an attractive nuisance?
Nearly any property feature can be considered a nuisance, however anything
that might attract unaware children can be considered an “attractive
nuisance.” While there is no finalized list, certain features will
almost always be considered nuisances because they are designed for children
in the first place or commonly illicit their curiosity.
Attractive nuisances can include:
- Playground equipment
- Swimming pools
- Water slides
- Sandboxes or sand piles
- Abandoned cars
- Abandoned refrigerators
- Animal pens
Maintenance is also important to many of these features. For example, playground
equipment that is not regularly inspected and repaired can have rust,
cracks, or sharp edges that could cause injuries. It is vitally important
that property owners take extra precautions to secure these features if
they are not suitable for use or not under supervision.
At the Wruble Law Group, we put the needs of our clients first by utilizing
a compassionate and understanding approach that helps fight on your behalf
for the best possible outcome. We get to personally know our clients to
understand the severity of their injuries have had on their lives and
aggressively pursue the maximum possible compensation to provide the most
Let the Wruble Law Group assess your
premises liability claim. Contact our South Bend attorneys and schedule your initial
case evaluation today.