Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common reasons for hospital visits in Grand Prairie, Texas. Falls are especially dangerous for the vulnerable elderly population; however, a victim of any age could suffer serious injuries in a fall accident. At the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, our premises liability lawyers can help if you have injuries or lost a loved one in a slip and fall accident. We understand these accidents and how to navigate them to secure maximum compensation from negligent property owners. Contact us today for a free legal consultation.
Why Retain Our Lawyers?
- We have years of experience helping clients in slip and fall injury law cases.
- We have a track record of satisfied clients and achieving positive settlements and verdicts.
- We personalize our legal strategies according to each unique case and client.
- We can go to trial in Texas if this is necessary for your claim.
- We take Grand Prairie premises liability clients on a contingency fee basis.
How Do Texas Premises Liability Claims Work?
Premises liability law holds property owners in Texas to certain standards of care in the maintenance and safety of their properties. All property owners in Texas must treat invitees and licensees with due care, inspecting their properties for hazards, repairing defects, and posting warning signs to steer visitors and customers clear of known risks. If a property owner deviates from these duties, you might have a claim against him or her if you can prove certain elements.
- You were lawfully on the premises. Property owners do not owe trespassers any legal duties of care. You must have had the property owner’s permission to be on the land to have a valid claim, in most cases. Exceptions exist for minors.
- The property owner had knowledge of the defect or reasonably should have. Your lawyer must present evidence that a reasonable and prudent property owner would have noticed the defect sooner, such as testimony from an expert.
- The property owner did nothing to fix the defect. Your lawyer also needs proof of negligence in the control or maintenance of the property. The landowner must not have done his or her duty to inspect the property or repair noticeable hazards.
- You have an injury from the property defect. Finally, your lawyer must establish real and specific damages from the slip and fall accident. The defendant’s negligence must have given you injuries, hospital bills, lost wages or other damages.
Hiring a lawyer from the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C. can improve your chances of acquiring enough evidence to meet your burden of proof during a premises liability claim in Grand Prairie. Your lawyer can revisit the scene of your slip and fall accident, collect evidence, review video footage, obtain copies of accident reports, hire experts and take other steps to help you successfully bring a cause of action.
Contact Us Today About Your Slip and Fall Claim
Slip and falls are a common cause of premises liability lawsuits in Grand Prairie. Slip and fall accidents can happen due to wet floors, spills, greasy surfaces, uneven floorboards, ripped carpeting, unstable stairs or inadequate lighting. Slip and fall accidents are not the only type of accident that can cause serious visitor injuries on someone else’s property, however.
- Dog attacks
- Swimming pool accidents
- Daycare injuries
- Exposure to toxic substances
- Building collapses
- Fires or floods
- Negligent security
At the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C., we have the experience and resources to handle all types of premises liability lawsuits in Grand Prairie. No matter what types of injuries you have or the details of your accident, we can help you fight for fair financial reimbursement. Our slip and fall accident attorneys can answer your questions and review your legal options during a free consultation at our conveniently located law office. Schedule yours today.