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Premises Liability

Slip & Fall Claims in Texas

If you slip and fall on someone else’s property (residential, commercial, or governmental), you may be entitled to compensation. To file a claim, you will need to prove that your fall was caused by negligence and that: The property owner owed you a duty of care to protect you from the hazardous conditions that caused your fall. The property owner (or staff/liable…

5 Common Accidents During the Holidays

Now that we have entered November, the holiday season is just around the corner. Starting with Thanksgiving and ending with New Year’s Day, this time of year is associated with festive gatherings with loved ones, decorating homes, shopping for gifts, long road trips, and being jolly and merry during the last two months of the year.  However, the cold winter months present several hazards that we…

Third Party Claims & Work Injuries in Texas

If suffer an injury while on the job in Texas, whether you work in construction or inside an office, you generally qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, which are designed to cover medical expenses, some of your lost wages, and help you return to work or even provide lifetime income benefits if a workplace accident results in total disability.  However, workers’ comp benefits have certain limits, such as only paying for a portion…

Common Causes of Amusement Park Accidents

Amusement parks are a fun experience for the entire family. Some of the world’s finest amusement parks are in Texas, from Six Flags Over Texas to ZDT’s Amusement Park. However, amusement parks also contain many dangers that can lead to serious injury or even death.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 30,900 amusement park injuries ended up in the emergency room in 2016. Rather than having a national agency that oversees…

Understanding an Attractive Nuisance Claim

Attractive nuisance claims apply when children get hurt while trespassing. They are based on the attractive nuisance doctrine, which recognizes that children are naturally curious and do not fully comprehend the dangers of certain activities. If a child is drawn in by an attractive nuisance, or anything on someone’s property that is both dangerous or enticing to children, the property owner can…

What Are Some Examples of Negligent Security?

Anyone who lives in a sizable American city knows violence can occur at practically any time and place. When you are in public, however, or residing in an apartment complex, your safety is largely in someone else’s hands. If you are harmed by a crime or violent act in a shopping mall, at a concert venue, while staying at a hotel, or…