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Oct 15
2018

Typical Injuries That Texans Experience in Slip and Falls

Premises Liability | Slip and Falls | Trip and Falls

If you have a slip and fall, it might be no big deal. Maybe you’ll be able to pick yourself up and move on. Sometimes, though, these types of accidents can result in significant injuries.

What kinds of injuries?

In this post, we’re going to cover some of the most common injuries that can result from a slip and fall in Texas and what you can do to fight back if your fall occurred due to another’s negligence.

Types of Texas Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip and fall injuries occur every day across Texas. These injuries occur in all kinds of places – workplaces, public places, and commercial areas like retail stores, hotels, sports venues, restaurants, and more.

As many [...]

Jun 1
2018

Who Can Be Held Liable in Texas Premises Liability Cases?

Premises Liability | Slip and Falls

If you are injured while on someone else’s property, you may be able to file a premises liability lawsuit – but who exactly can be held liable under Texas law?

You may have grounds to file suit against any of the following parties in a premises liability lawsuit, depending on your situation.

Property Owners

This one seems obvious, right? The owner of the property in question is the most likely individual or entity responsible for your premises liability damages. This could be a home owner, a property owner, or a business owner. If the owner was negligent in the care of their property, and it resulted in injury to you, you may be able to receive compensation for your [...]

May 23
2018

 Some of the Most Common Personal Injury Claims in Texas

Auto Accidents | Defective Products | Dog Bites | Personal Injury | Slip and Falls

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit, here are the most common examples of cases that are successfully awarded by the Texas court system.

Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed by People in Texas

You have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit if someone’s negligence caused harm to you, and serious injury was the result. In these cases, you can seek compensation for medical bills, lost income, property damage, or pain and suffering. These are the most likely cases to be won by plaintiffs in Texas.

Car Accident Injuries

If another was at fault for the injuries you sustained in a car accident, you may have grounds for an auto crash lawsuit.

In Texas, the courts [...]

Feb 2
2018

Understanding Texas Premises Liability Law

Personal Injury | Premises Liability | Slip and Falls

If you are injured on another person’s property and that injury occurred due to unsafe conditions or negligence, the property owner can be held liable for damages under premises liability law.

Premises liability cases are some of the hardest types of cases to pursue in Texas, as they are often complex and necessitate that the plaintiff prove many elements to make a successful case. Below we’ve provided a breakdown of Texas premises liability law, including what elements must be proven to make a successful case.

A knowledgeable Texas premises liability attorney can help you better understand if you have a strong case for premises liability and help you determine how best to move forward.

Types of Premises Liability Cases

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Dec 14
2017

What to Expect If You’re Considering a Texas Slip and Fall Lawsuit

Slip and Falls | Trip and Falls

Maybe a restaurant was negligent in cleaning up a spill and you ended up on your back. Or the railing you’ve complained about in your apartment building finally gave way and you fell down half a flight of stairs.

There are many ways to get seriously injured by slipping and falling, and as the medical bills pile up, it makes sense to start thinking about filing a lawsuit against the responsible parties. Before you do though, you need to know how these types of cases work under Texas law and what you should expect.

In this post, we’re going to cover how slip and fall cases work from beginning to end, detailing what happens at each stage of the [...]

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