Slip and Fall Accidents
Contact the Law Office of Doug Goyen at (972) 599 4100 if you have a premises liability case and need help from and experienced personal injury lawyer.
Owners of property may be liable when an injury occurs to a visitor or person who is living on that property. It must be proved that the negligence of the owner led to the injury. An injured person who slips and falls due to the negligence of another may be able to recover the costs of lost income and medical bills, as well as compensation for any pain and suffering or physical disability, among other "damages".
The injured person has the burden to prove that the person in charge of the property created the unsafe condition that caused the injury, or knew about an unsafe condition yet did nothing about it.
Texas requires the owner to have "actual knowledge" of the dangerous condition that caused the injury. If a strawberry is dropped on the floor of a store, and you slip and fall on that strawberry, you must then prove that the store "knew" that strawberry was there prior to you stepping on it. This can be difficult, because employees of a store do not want to admit that they saw an unsafe condition yet did nothing about it.
Another way to prove liability is to show that the company created the dangerous condition.
Make notes of any conversation you had with any employees at the place of injury. Any admission made can be used to help your fall/injury case.
If the negligence of a property owner caused you to slip and fall in the Dallas, North Texas area, call (972) 599-4100 or contact us online for a FREE consultation.
Personal Injury Areas We Help With Are:
Auto Accident and Injury Cases, Personal Injury Cases, 18 Wheeler & Commercial Vehicle Injury Accident Cases, Motorcycle Accident and Injury Cases, Wrongful Death Cases, Pedestrian Injured by Automobile Cases, Slip and Fall & Premises Cases, Workplace & Constructions Injury Cases, Dog Bite Injury Cases, Bicyclers Hit by Automobile Cases .
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