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Premises Liability

Seattle, WA Defective Property Conditions

Premises liability cases in Washington can be more complex than other types of personal injury cases. If you have been injured because of defective or dangerous property conditions, consult with a lawyer right away to learn how the law may apply in your case. There may be time limits that could affect your future ability to seek compensation for your injuries and expenses.

Injured by defective property conditions?

Contact the Seattle-area personal injury lawyers at Law Offices of James Newton PLLC. Call 866-LAW-2345 to learn we can help you.

Attorneys at our Kent, Washington, law firm are well versed in the legal issues that arise in premises liability cases. For example, each type of defendant in a premises liability case may have a different duty of care and thus a varying level of liability for injuries caused by their property. This makes some cases stronger than others, even though some of the facts may be the same. Our lawyers can determine whether you have a claim.

Examples of our cases

We seek full compensation for clients who have suffered injuries because of defects on the liable party’s property. Our cases include those involving:

  • Broken sidewalks
  • Broken lights
  • Weak stair rails
  • Inadequate security
  • Improperly maintained premises

Washington is not a strict liability state in premises liability matters

Negligence plays a role in many of these cases. However, because Washington is not a strict-liability state in such cases, the duty of care owed by the property owner varies. Our lawyers need to analyze all the facts of each case to develop a strategy that can result in maximum compensation for our injured client. Our attorneys know the different standards that apply in each situation.

Different defendants require different legal strategies

Our cases have involved defendants such as landlords, schools, college dormitories, state-owned ferries and many other types of defendants. In each instance, we investigate thoroughly and determine the best way to approach the case under applicable Washington law.

If you were injured by dangerous property conditions, contact our Seattle-area personal injury law firm. Call us at 866-LAW-2345 as soon as possible.

Free initial consultation

We only get paid when we recover money for you.

The Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC

LocationPhone Number
South King County: 253-852-6600
Seattle: 206-262-0774
Tacoma: 253-627-6600
Eastside: 425-646-2736
Toll-free: 866-LAW-2345
Fax: 253-852-6800