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Seasoned Texas Slip and Fall Lawyers Hold Property Owners Accountable

Established Rockwall County attorneys handle accident claims for clients hurt on private or commercial premises

Vice & Henley, PLLC provides skilled counsel and comprehensive legal support to people in and around Rockwall County, Texas who’ve been injured by hazardous property conditions. Our attorneys represent clients hurt on public or private properties whose owners failed to maintain their premises safely or warn visitors of known risks. We have brought slip and fall claims on behalf of injured Texans for 13 years and stand ready to seek the damages you deserve for the harm you’ve suffered. If you have been hurt by slipping on a wet grocery store floor, falling down a dark stairway in an apartment complex, or tripping on the cracked pavement of a mall parking lot, we will investigate the circumstances of your injury to advise you on the best way to proceed.

Experienced counselors assist clients injured on commercial property

Under Texas law, individuals and businesses who own real property owe a certain duty of care to people lawfully on their premises. Property owners who were aware (or should have been aware) of existing hazards and failed to take action to remediate them or provide proper warnings may be held accountable if someone on their premises is injured.  Slip and fall injuries commonly suffered in grocery stores may be caused by spilled liquids, falling merchandise, and a failure to warn of slippery floors. But patrons and visitors can slip, trip and fall due to poor lighting, uneven walkways, and a range of other hazards found in other commercial properties, including:

  • Malls
  • Office buildings
  • Parking lots
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Banquet halls
  • Office buildings
  • Water parks

If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall on the premises of a commercial property, it’s important to contact an attorney promptly before any changes or repairs to the hazardous premises are made. We have experience holding business owners accountable for injuries suffered on their properties.

Accomplished advocates hold homeowners accountable for visitors’ injuries

Homeowners also have a responsibility to remove or disclose to guests any hazards on their premises that they are aware of (or should be aware of) based on normal inspection of the property. Owners of private land and residences must inform their guests or visitors of unsafe conditions they could encounter on the property.

In some cases, even trespassers may have the right to be informed of known hazards if it is possible to anticipate their arrival. For instance, land with trails or ponds that might attract people could fall under Texas’s attractive nuisance doctrine. An attractive nuisance is a hazardous property condition that could attract children and others to it because of its appeal.

If you recently slipped and fell at someone’s home or property and were injured as a result, we can act swiftly to pursue the compensation your injuries merit, for medical costs, lost wages due to missed work, and other losses.

Contact supportive Texas slip and fall attorneys today for your free consultation

If you’ve slipped and fallen on someone’s property, whether commercial or private, Vice & Henley, PLLC in Rockwall County may be able to recover damages in a lawsuit for your injuries. Call us for your free case consultation at 800-531-6803 or contact us online.