Determining whether you have a potential case following an accident on another’s property is a matter than can best be handled by proven and experienced lawyers At Daspit Law Firm, our attorneys draw from decades of combined experience when evaluating clients’ cases, and when establishing the essential legal elements to help them seek full and fair recoveries of their damages. If you have questions or would like to speak with an attorney about your case, contact us for a FREE consultation.
Under the legal principle of premises liability, a Texas property owner can be held accountable for accidents occurring on their property. In order to succeed in a premises liability lawsuit, however, it is necessary for the victim to prove that the property owner, manager, or other party responsible for the premises at the time of the incident failed to take reasonable precautions to prevent the accident.
While property owners cannot reasonably be expected to protect their tenants, guests, and customers from all possible accidents, the owner can be held liable if he or she knew, or reasonably should have known, about the conditions that caused the accident. It must also be established that they failed to take action to remove the danger or, at the very least, adequately warn their visitors about it.
Among the most common scenarios of a premises liability claim is the “slip and fall” accident. If, for example, a shopper slips from a spill on the floor of a grocery store and is injured as a result, he or she may have grounds to sue the store. It would be a defense to the lawsuit that the store management had no knowledge of the spill or that a "Wet Floor" sign had been placed to warn shoppers.
If, however, the store management had learned of the spill but did nothing to handle the problem, or if the spill had been present for long enough that they ought to have known about it, the accident victim may be able to win in a personal injury claim. If your injuries were caused by a similar experience, please contact a Houston premises liability lawyer at the Daspit Law Firm.
Slips, trips, and falls are not the only types of accidents that may serve as grounds to file a premises liability lawsuit.
For example, some of the most common types of premises liability claims involve:
There a number of other dangerous conditions that could result in a property-related accident.
At The Daspit Law Firm, our Houston lawyers have represented many clients who suffered injuries in accidents that took place on another’s property. Because premises liability laws can apply to a range of situations and circumstances, these cases have varied and have included many different types of accidents and injuries.
Some of the most common include:
Whatever your injuries may be, it is important to understand your rights as a victim. If these injuries result from the negligence of property owners, you may be able to pursue compensation for your damages – including your pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical expenses – by pursuing a personal injury claim against the premises owner. Our legal team at The Daspit Law Firm can help you explore your rights following injuries on another’s property and fight for the maximum compensation possible.
In order to effectively establish the legal elements required of premises liability claims, our Houston lawyers carefully evaluate all circumstances surrounding your accident.
Our focus revolves around proving the following:
There are many possibilities for suing under the principle of premises liability. If you believe that you have grounds to file a claim, contact a Houston premises liability attorney at the Daspit Law Firm to get started on a plan of action.
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