Just about every establishment has a parking lot. Whether you’re stopping in a restaurant for a nice meal, going to work, or picking up groceries, chances are, you’ll find yourself first in a parking lot. However, just because parking lots are such a mundane part of our lives doesn’t mean that serious accidents don’t occur in them. If you were recently hurt in such an accident, you can turn to a dedicated Pike County parking lot accident lawyer from Shane Hall Attorney at Law, PLLC to help you fight for the compensation you deserve and need to get your life back on track.
We understand that although an accident can happen suddenly and without warning, its aftermath can impact a person for years to come–even permanently. That said, a seasoned Pike County, KY premises liability lawyer from our legal team can help you pick up the pieces. Don’t make the mistake of hiring just any lawyer; hire one who truly cares.
Parking lot accidents can typically be categorized into three types. They are as follows:
As previously mentioned, slick surfaces from oil spills or weather-related hazards, as well as poor lighting are both common parking lot hazards. Other common parking lot hazards can include the following:
To win a personal injury claim of any sort, you’ll need to prove you were hurt due to no fault of your own; in this case, you’ll have to prove you were hurt because of dangerous parking lot conditions. The following can all prove valuable in satisfying the burden of proof in your personal injury claim:
In general, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Kentucky is one year, meaning you’ll need to file your personal injury claim within 365 days of the date your accident occurred. There are exceptions to this rule, but in most cases, the statute of limitations is one year.
Shane Hall Attorney at Law, PLLC is a Pike County-based personal injury law firm, dedicated to helping accident victims in Pike County and throughout the state of Kentucky. If you’ve been hurt due to the negligence of another in a parking lot accident, contact us today.