Property owners are required to keep their premises safe and free from defects and dangers. Oklahoma law provides specific rights for those who are injured while on business properties and even private residences. But it’s important to understand that the law varies depending on the injured person’s relationship to the property owner.
If you’ve suffered an injury on someone else’s property, call DODD HENRY today to get answers to all your injury questions. Calls are free, and there’s no obligation.
Understanding Your Rights After an Injury
Oklahoma law divides potential victims into three distinct categories: Invitees, licensees, and trespassers. Depending on which one you are, the property owner or business owner in control of the property may have a different set of obligations. These are listed from the highest level of obligation to the lowest.
When it comes to landlords in Oklahoma, the rules can be a bit more complicated. For example, landlords are generally responsible for common areas and any parts of a property that are specifically set forth by a lease or contract. Likewise, landlords have other obligations, such as:
Time Limit for Bringing a Premises Liability Claim Oklahoma
In Oklahoma, you will generally only have 2 years to file a lawsuit against the property or business owner responsible for your injuries. Failure to do so could result in you losing your rights to compensation forever.
Fighting for Justice After a Serious Injury
After an injury, many people find themselves struggling to pay their bills, or they may be losing income from work. At DODD HENRY, we fight hard to see to it our clients are fully compensated for their injuries. Never talk to the insurance company without first speaking with an experienced premises liability attorney. Consultations are free, and we never take a fee unless we recover compensation for your injuries.