Cook County premises liability lawyerThough most trips to restaurants around the Illinois area are fun and relaxing experiences, injuries and accidents do happen at restaurants, and they can have serious consequences. It may be possible to sue after an injury occurs in an Illinois restaurant. However, you must prove that the restaurant staff or owner acted negligently or recklessly, causing your injury. An experienced Illinois premises liability lawyer can help you determine if you have a case against the restaurant where you were injured.

Common Restaurant Injuries in Illinois

While restaurants are generally safe, accidents and incidents sometimes result in illness or injury. Restaurant owners and staff must ensure that they uphold their duty of care to guests by warning of hazards and keeping both interior and exterior areas properly maintained. Failure to do this or acting recklessly and putting guests in harm’s way can result in liability for the injuries that visitors may sustain in an accident.