Was a negligent property owner the cause of your injuries?
Premises liability law firm in Southwest Texas
Representing clients in San Antonio, Laredo, Corpus Christi, McAllen, Brownsville, Harlingen, Crystal City, Carrizo Springs, Rio Grande City, and South Padre Island. And throughout Bexar, Webb, Nueces, Hidalgo, Cameron, Zavala, and Dimmit counties.
Texas law states that property owners are required to maintain safe premises for occupants and guests. If you were seriously hurt because of unsafe conditions and/or negligence you may be eligible to sue for financial damages. In the State of Texas, premises liability laws apply to business, residential and ranch properties such as:
- Rental properties
- Amusement parks
- Parking structures
- Office buildings
- Sports Arenas
Did you slip and fall on a poorly maintained Texas property?
Poor building maintenance, cracked, dangerous and uneven walkways, and dark or poorly lit stairwells are all forms of premises liability negligence. Property managers and owners are required by law to keep premises up to Texas safety codes and when they don’t, accidents and injuries occur. If you were seriously injured due to dangerous premises, you face high medical bills, lost work time, or worse. It’s vital to contact a premises liability attorney in Texas to discuss the legal options in your case.
Premises liability also extends to inadequate security. If the negligent security results in a visitor becoming a victim to a crime such as robbery, rape, or assault, premises liability may apply. Examples of negligent security may include:
- No or inoperable security cameras
- Insufficient of no security personnel
- Poor lighting for parking lots or structures
- Lack of signage or lighting in dangerous areas
- Lack of locks or fencing
- Unrestrained animals
- Common premises liability injuries
The most common cause for injuries in a premises liability case, are slips and falls. Which may result in injuries such as:
- Back or spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones and fractures
- Hip injuries
- Head or neck injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
- Serious animal bites
Contact a Texas premises liability lawyer for a free consultation today
If you or a loved one are injured on another’s property, it’s important to alert the property manager or owner, seek medical attention and then contact an experienced TX premises liability lawyer. The Law Office of Michael R. De La Paz offers a free, no obligation consultation to discuss your case. Call (210) 225-HURT (4878) or toll free (800) 645-8553 to arrange an appointment today. During the consultation Mr. De La Paz will help you determine if you have cause to file a lawsuit to obtain financial compensation for your injuries. For our Spanish speaking clients, se habla español.
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The Law Office of Michael R. De La Paz has its principal office in San Antonio, Texas, however, we can represent your personal injury case no matter where you live in Texas, the U.S., or Mexico.