Greenville Attractive Nuisance Attorney
Let Us Help You Seek Compensation
An attractive nuisance is a term used in law to describe property containing
items or features that could attract children and potentially threaten
them with harm. Children are both playful and curious, so if there is
anything in a yard indicating they might benefit from learning and exploring
it, the owner of the yard can be held liable if any children are injured.
If your kid was harmed by an attractive nuisance on someone else’s
property, don’t hesitate to give us a call. Our
Greenville premises liability lawyers are dedicated to helping the victims of
personal injury seek compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Get your case started by calling us at (864) 408-8890 or
filling out our online form today!
What Makes an Attractive Nuisance?
An attractive nuisance must be something so incredibly exciting it would
entice a child into entering someone else’s property. This might
sound unusually broad, but most courts limit this definition. For example,
many courts require the object be man-made and may require that you maintain
the nuisance to be held liable. Some examples of attractive nuisances
include the following:
- Swimming pools
- Dangerous animals
- Paths and stairs
Natural conditions, such as lakes or steep banks, are not considered attractive
Someone’s ability to recover compensation for an injury on another’s
property depends on the category in which a court places an injured person.
If the court considers the injured party a trespasser, the law usually
protects a property owner from liability in all cases except where the
owner acts “wantonly or willfully.” However, very young children
are the exception to this rule. For example, some state courts have found
the danger of drowning or injuring oneself in a pool an open and obvious
risk landowners should be aware of.
Talk to Our Skilled Lawyers About Your Case Today
If your child was seriously injured after being lured by an attractive
nuisance, talk to one of our skilled attorneys as soon as possible.
Christian & Davis LLC has more than 95 years of combined legal experience to offer your case.
Our lawyers have worked hard to build a strong legacy of compassion and
protection for injured people. Let us see what we can do for you to help
your family cope with the injury.
Contact us at (864) 408-8890 or fill out our online form to schedule a free case