As consumers and patrons, individuals have a right to expect that residential and commercial properties will maintain a safe environment. Premises liability laws allow injury victims to sue for financial compensation should these responsibilities be neglected. Bars and nightclubs are often the site of fights, injuries, and accidents, in large part due to the alcohol that is served. When an accident or injury does occur, the bar owner may be held accountable. Bar injuries that could fall under premises liability laws include those stemming from bar fights and drunk driving. At Tawwater Law Firm, PLLC, our attorneys have represented many cases involving premises liability and bars. We can help Oklahoma City, OK injury victims fight for financial compensation if they’ve been injured in such an accident.
The bar should be a fun place to grab some drinks and hang out with friends. Unfortunately, if proper care isn’t taken to maintain a safe environment, the bar can quickly become a dangerous place. Countless people are injured each year either in a bar, or as the result of drunk driving when someone is leaving the bar. Below are some of the most common types of bar injuries:
Individuals who have been injured at a bar or as the result of a drunk driver should look into filing a premises liability lawsuit. Our attorneys are experienced in this area of the law and can examine the details of such accidents to see if a premises liability lawsuit is appropriate. If a property owner is found liable, injury victims may be due financial compensation for damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you’ve been injured in a bar accident and would like to learn more about premises liability laws as they pertain to bar owners, our attorneys are happy to answer any questions you may have. Contact us at your earliest convenience to set up a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.