Homeownership is an exciting aspect of any person’s life. Being able to decorate the inside of the home and your landscaping the way you want, turning that one building into more of a house but a home. A place to thrive and build memories with your family. Unfortunately, there is a serious side to homeownership. […]
Category: Premises Liability
What Is the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine?
In a court of law, children are not deemed responsible for their actions. Young children do not have the same respect and caution for potentially hazardous materials as older children and adults. Therefore, it is everyone’s duty to protect young children from potentially hazardous and easily avoidable situations. This duty is outlined in the attractive […]
Can a Landlord Be Held Responsible for an Accident on a Rental Property?
Premises liability is a legal concept in personal injury cases where the injury was the result of an unsafe or defective condition on someone else’s property. In most cases, premises liability involves homeowners and their guests, shoppers at a mall who got hurt because of a wet floor with no sign, or other similar situations. […]
Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer Fun in Abilene
As the summer quickly approaches, so do the anticipation and thrill of taking that first leap into a nice cool pool. Swimming pools are a summer favorite and the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature while escaping from the hot Texas sun. However, while swimming pools are inviting and a source of a […]
Questions to Ask Your Premises Liability Attorney
Premises liability is a legal sector that covers the various accidents that occur on someone else’s property. By law, property owners, whether residential or commercial, have a responsibility to keep their property safe for visitors. This is often done by ensuring that the property is well-maintained and any issues are repaired adequately to ensure the […]
Do I Have A Premises Liability Case?
If you were injured in an accident that occurred on an individual’s personal or commercial property, you may be eligible for compensation. From slip-and-fall injuries to parking lot accidents, it is important to know your rights. If you are wondering if you can receive compensation for your case, here are the signs that signal you […]
Is a Wet Floor Sign Enough? Case Analysis
Restaurants put them near the front door after it rains. Supermarkets put them up as they mop up a spill. And, commercial buildings have them stashed away somewhere too. Wet floor signs are the first warning sign that the risk for a slip-and-fall accident is present. These signs are not just a warning sign to […]
Crushed By Crowds; Concerts Can Be Dangerous
Concerts are thrilling and exciting! The hype music, thousands of screaming fans, and being with friends make for a great time, though it’s important to remain vigilant. Steps are made at concerts to ensure the safety of the musicians, fans, and staff working the event, but one must recognize and understand the dangers that are […]
What is Premises Liability?
When you are injured on someone else’s property or a commercial property, premises liability might be applicable. Premises liability describes a type of personal injury caused by the property owner’s negligence to keep the conditions of the property safe. Examples are a failure to fix a broken step or balcony railing or slippery floors in […]
How to Use Pictures as Evidence in Your Slip and Fall Case
People say that a picture is worth a thousand words, which is especially true in a slip-and-fall case. While most personal injury cases can be decisive (ie, car accidents), it can be harder to prove that another’s negligence caused your slip-and-fall injuries. How do you prove that you wouldn’t have slipped on that spill if […]