Licensee vs. Invitee vs. Trespasser Explained

Understanding the difference between licensees, invitees, and trespassers is crucial for both property owners and visitors, as it dictates the level of care owed by the property owner and the rights of the visitor. In legal terms, these classifications can significantly influence the outcome of a premises liability claim. In this blog post, we will […]

The Real Dangers of Crowd Surges

Enjoying a large public gathering usually means a time of fun, music, shopping, or sports. However, when hundreds or thousands of people are packed together in one place, a crowd surge can bring injury and even death. The real dangers of crowd surges may surprise you, and if you have been hurt in one, you […]

Can You Sue a Night Club for An Injury?

Whether or not you can file a civil lawsuit against a nightclub for your injuries will depend on multiple factors. It is more than likely that suing a night club will involve asserting premises liability claims against the parties who own, manage, or lease the property. It can be important to determine whether a person […]

What Happens When You Are Injured in a Store?

When a customer is injured in a store, the establishment and the circumstances surrounding the injury will be investigated to determine liability. Commercial businesses are bound by a legal obligation to provide an environment that is safe for their customers and others who enter their establishments. After an injury in a store, the circumstances, and […]

Amusement Park Accidents and Injuries: Your Rights in Texas Explained

Most amusement parks have guests sign waiver forms removing liability from the amusement park if guests are injured. So, when amusement park accidents happen in Texas, and produce serious injuries or even wrongful death, what happens? Did the waiver destroy any opportunity to hold the amusement park responsible for the injuries sustained on its property? […]

Injured At Costco? Here’s What To Do

Costco, like other big-box retail stores, is a huge warehouse with lots of people coming and going. The parking lot is a chaos of cars, people, and overflowing carts. Inside, there are about 150,000 square feet of floor space, with merchandise often stacked high on pallets. People are trying to maneuver giant carts loaded with […]

Negligent Security Lawsuits in Texas Explained

Every day, people find themselves in rough situations facing an assailant preparing to attack them. Local law enforcement officials’ role is to solve criminal wrongdoing and apprehend criminal assailants. However, who is held responsible for preventing or deterring such conduct? Even though an attacker can be held criminally liable for their actions, that fact does […]

Slip-and-Fall vs. Trip-and-Fall: What’s the Difference?

Thousands of people are hospitalized yearly because of slipping or tripping hazards. Often, these premises liability accidents are preventable. In most situations, it is possible to file a trip-and-fall or slip-and-fall lawsuit to collect compensation for damages. It is important to speak with a personal injury lawyer with experience successfully handling slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accident […]

Common Causes of Accidents in a Grocery Store

Most of us visit grocery stores to purchase items we need. For a variety of reasons, slip and fall and trip and fall accidents are common in these retail establishments. For example, a shopper might slip on a puddle of water from a leaking freezer unit. Spilled liquids are just one of the common causes […]