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If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, you may have grounds for a civil lawsuit. Reach out to a premises liability attorney in Houston to assess your claim and hold the negligent parties accountable.
Premises liability laws are put in place to ensure pedestrians and invitees are protected when visiting businesses or another person’s property. If you get injured while shopping at the grocery store, eating at a restaurant, or walking through the mall, the owners of these entities can be held liable because they have a responsibility to warn you of any hazards.
At Crain Brogdon, LLP., our goal is to assist victims throughout Texas with obtaining the compensation they deserve for injuries that have occurred because someone else’s negligence. If you slipped and fell on a spilled beverage at the movie theater, for example, a Houston premises liability lawyer can help you prove negligence in court and get you the maximum settlement for your injuries.
Depending on the accident, there are a variety of injuries that can result due to property owner negligence. Typically, negligence occurs when a property owner leaves a hazard, such as a spilled substance, an uneven floor mat, or recently mopped floors in an open area without posted warning signs. These hazards can cause slip-and-fall accidents.
Injuries that can occur from slip-and-fall accidents include broken bones, spinal damage, and traumatic brain injuries. When these injuries are in their most severe cases, the damage can be permanent. Victims can be left with colossal medical expenses and require lifelong medical care.
If the hazard that caused your injuries wasn’t marked with a warning sign, the property owner can be held liable for your injuries. The only instance in which a property owner can’t be held liable for injuries that occur on their property is when the victim was trespassing at the time of the accident.
Sometimes, the responsible party will try to use the open and obvious defense to claim that the hazard was clear for all guests to see. However, this defense is easily refutable. Your premises liability lawyer in Houston will gather all of the proper evidence, such as photographs, witness testimonies, video footage, and medical records to ensure the defendant is proven negligent and your claim is won.
Once fault is determined in your premises liability lawsuit, your attorney will be able to calculate your claim value by assessing all of the damages you’ve suffered, both economic and non-economic. These damages may include financial losses, such as medical expenses and property damages, but they can also include your pain and suffering and emotional distress.
At Crain Brogdon, LLP., we’ll work tirelessly to ensure that your settlement is maximized. We know that you’ve suffered a lot through this unexpected injury and you shouldn’t have to bear the financial burden of your injuries while trying to make a full recovery.
To speak with a Houston premises liability lawyer about your case, call 214-522-9404 or fill out the contact form below for a free consultation.
Quentin Brogdon has over thirty years of experience and expertise in the field of personal injury trial law. He is board certified in both personal injury trial law and civil trial advocacy. Quentin has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating. This rating reflects an attorney’s ethics and abilities according to reviews from fellow attorneys. [ Attorney Bio ]