Most property owners in Texas have a legal responsibility to keep their premises safe and hazard-free. This responsibility extends to businesses, public buildings, and private homeowners. If you were injured because a property owner was negligent, you could receive compensation for your injuries and damages.
You Could Recover Compensation
Premises liability refers to the property owner’s liability for injuries caused by unsafe or hazardous conditions. As you can imagine, premises liability can include many types of dangerous situations that lead to injuries or loss of life.
Depending on your situation and injuries, a premises liability lawyer in Galveston, TX can help you recover compensation for such expenses as:
- Medical bills
- Ongoing treatment
- Lost pay
- Reduced earning ability
- Private property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
The first and most crucial step in recovering compensation is scheduling your free case evaluation. Our premises liability lawyers in Galveston, TX can tell you if you could qualify to recover damages. We will explain your legal options so that you may make an informed decision. For a free case evaluation, please call D. Miller & Associates, PLLC at (713) 850-8600.
How Our Premises Liability Lawyers in Galveston Help You
You could receive compensation if a property owner did not keep a safe environment for you to live, shop, or visit. Most property owners are supposed to take reasonable care when they invite guests or allow visitors to their home or business. If a property owner is made aware of a potential hazard but does not remedy the situation, he or she may not have exercised reasonable care.
Our premises liability lawyers can determine negligence according to these guidelines whether:
- The property owner should have known about the hazard; acted within a reasonable time to repair it; or at the least, posted a warning about its potential danger.
- The property owner allowed you to enter an unsafe premise which caused your injuries.
- Your injuries led to medical bills, lost wages, and other financial damages.
We believe that negligent property owners should be held accountable for their actions. Our premises liability lawyers can recover compensation for clients through the property owner’s insurance. If we cannot reach a fair settlement, we could file a lawsuit. Under Texas law, you have two years from the date of the accident in which to file a personal injury lawsuit.
Our premises liability lawyers from D. Miller & Associates, PLLC invite you to call for a free case evaluation. We will recover available compensation on a contingency basis only and any fees or expenses are deducted from any amounts awarded. To schedule, call (713) 850-8600.
Understanding Your Legal Right to a Safe Environment
Whether you are a dinner guest or a shopper, you have the right to a safe, hazard-free environment. This right applies to everyone that the property owner invites or allows on their land, home, or business. If you are trespassing, you do not have the same privileges as someone who is rightfully allowed.
D. Miller & Associates, PLLC can help you recover compensation if you were injured on someone’s property. For a free case evaluation, please call (713) 850-8600.
Children and the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine
Young children do not understand that they are entering someone’s property without permission. Youngsters who wander onto a property uninvited are not considered traditional trespassers under the attractive nuisance doctrine. This state doctrine holds property owners accountable for accidents that occur from features that attract children who are too young to understand the risk. Common features that attract children are swimming pools, trampolines, and swing sets.
Property owners are expected to take reasonable measures if they have such features. For example, erecting a fence that hides a tempting pool or swing set from a passing youngster. If you have a child who was injured on another person’s property, our premises liability lawyers can pursue compensation for damages. To find out more, please call (713) 850-8600 and schedule a free case evaluation.
Let Us Seek Compensation While You Recuperate
You can focus on feeling better while our premises liability lawyers advocate for your maximum compensation. While you are recuperating, we ask that you please:
- Follow your healthcare provider’s instructions and recommendations.
- Refrain from posting about your case on social media.
- Avoid discussing your case with anyone except your lawyer.
We Handle All Kinds of Premises Liability Cases
Our premises liability lawyers in Galveston accept many kinds of these cases, including:
- Slips, trips, and falls
- Negligent security
- Sexual crimes
- Dog bites and other animal attacks
- Falling objects
- Burns or electric shock
- Defective or damaged equipment, fixtures, or features
In addition to helping clients who were injured by a negligent property owner, D. Miller & Associates, PLLC accepts other kinds of personal injury cases. These include:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Defective products
- Medical malpractice
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Wrongful death
If you were injured on someone’s property or in another personal injury accident, our lawyers will seek compensation on your behalf. For a free case evaluation, please call (713) 850-8600 or complete our online form.