Injury Claims Against Homeowners

A homeowner has a reasonable obligation to the safety of visitors. This includes people who are expressly invited, such as neighbors or family members, or anyone with a legitimate right or reason to be there, such as delivery drivers or meter readers.

If you, your child or loved one suffered serious injury on residential property, the law firm of Smith Magram Michaud Colonna, P.C., can help you get fair and appropriate compensation. We have handled many scenarios of injury claims against homeowners in Burlington County, Camden County and around New Jersey. Learn more in a free consultation.

South Jersey Personal Injury Attorneys

We have handled a wide range of premises liability claims, including claims under homeowners insurance. Our experienced lawyers can explain your rights and explore your potential recoveries for injuries on residential property, such as:

  • Slip-and-falls (e.g., icy sidewalk, steps or driveway)
  • Dog bites
  • Swimming pool injury or drowning
  • Trampoline or playground injuries
  • Garage doors (crush injury)
  • Fires, burns or electrical shock
  • Other safety hazards
  • Assault injuries or child sexual abuse

We are familiar with the nuances of homeowner insurance policies and the special issues that apply in injuries to children. Our attorneys can counter defenses raised by the property owner or insurance company such as trespassing or contributory negligence on the part of the victim.

In the rare event that we cannot reach a settlement, our litigators are prepared to go to court to ensure that you are fully compensated. We handle all injury cases, big or small.

Do You Know The Owner?
We understand that it is an uncomfortable situation to blame a friend or neighbor or relative for injury on their property, or heaven forbid your boss who invited you over. Suing someone you know is never fun, but you are not going after the pockets of that person. It is an insurance claim, and that's what homeowners insurance is for. We approach these cases with sensitivity, working primarily with the insurer rather than the homeowner, and making sure that all claims for damages are reasonable and justified to mitigate hard feelings.

To speak with one of our attorneys about homeowner negligence in a free consultation, call Smith Magram Michaud Colonna at 800-661-8309 or email us.