Premises liability law covers any injury sustained by a visitor or tenant on another person’s property. The owner of the property may be held liable if it’s proven they were negligent with their property’s upkeep or maintenance. At Bailey Reyes, PLLC we take measures to ensure those who sustain injuries from a property’s hazardous conditions get the legal counsel and representation they deserve from our premises liability attorneys.Premises can include restaurants, hardware stores, supermarkets, office buildings, department stores, other people's homes, and much more. Recovering compensation from the responsible party can be difficult. The property owner may deny responsibility. In some cases, you may be blamed for what happened. That's why you need an experienced attorney who knows how to get you the compensation you deserve.WHAT DOES A PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIM INCLUDE?Injuries on properties can include:
HOW DO I WIN A PREMISES LIABILITY CASE?To demonstrate the property owner’s negligence, your premises liability attorney must prove that the property owner is guilty of one of the following:
For premises liability to apply, the defendant must actually own said property, and the plaintiff must have been invited onto the property. Traditionally, trespassers are not covered under premises liability law.If you were injured in a slip and fall in Texas, there are certain steps you should take to protect your rights:
Seek Representation QuicklyIn almost all cases, a lawsuit must be filed within a certain amount of time from the date of the accident. If you intend to pursue a claim, you should contact an attorney right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation. If you wish to discuss a potential premises liability claim with a Dallas premises liability attorney, contact the Barber Law Firm today. If we agree to handle your case, we will normally work on a contingent fee basis, meaning we get paid only if you do.