Category Archives: Premises Liability Claims

Workplace Violence: Who Is Liable?


This article is from Emma Sturgis, a freelance writer living in Boston. She writes on a variety of topics, including politics and law. When not at her computer, she enjoys film noir and rock climbing. Each year, about two million American workers are victims of violence in the workplace. Workers have a right to safety at […]

Eight Dog Bite Warning Signs


This information is from the Dogs.Answers.com site: Why do 4.7 million Americans suffer from dog bites each year? A dog bite rarely happens without warning, so chances are these warnings are being misunderstood or ignored. The best way to avoid a dog bite is to learn a dog’s language and respect his boundaries. Physical Retreat […]

Health Hazards and Industrial Conditions within the Construction Industry


This guest post is from Roberts Jackson, a law firm dedicated to giving advice to those who need be it regarding injuries in the workplace or illness. You can visit their site here for more information about them: www.robertsjackson.co.uk. What health hazards and industrial conditions exist in the construction industry, and what should employers be doing […]

Four Common Accident and Personal Injury Claims


In keeping with my fascination with personal injury laws in other countries, this guest post is from Injuries aren’t really a topic you think much about, until you’re affected by one. Sometimes you’re just in the wrong place at the wrong time, and you end up in an accident that wasn’t your fault. Unfortunately this […]

Paintball and Personal Injuries: In the Eyes of the Law


This guest post is from Aaron Hubbard. He is a legal analyst and researcher. His articles mainly appear on personal injury blogs where he enjoys sharing his research. Visit the Riverside personal injury lawyer Nadrich & Cohen, LLP website for more information. Playing paintball is a lot of fun. However, the game can also be dangerous. Paintballs can […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Generic Drug Deals


The AP reports Supreme Court justices “appeared troubled Monday over whether to stop deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors that the government says could keep cheaper forms of medicine from American consumers for longer periods of time.” The Justices heard arguments from the DOJ “against what the government calls ‘pay-for-delay’ deals or ‘reverse settlements.’” […]

Construction Site Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injuries


This guest post is from Mr. Joseph Peterson — a professional legal blogger who frequently writes on topics involving personal injury law and work-related accidents. There are an estimated nine million construction industry employees across the United States, making it one of the largest professional fields in the country. Unfortunately, the construction industry is also one […]

How to Prevent a Slip and Fall Accident on Your Property


This guest post is from Christian Westerberg, a freelance writer with a penchant for insurance policies. He enjoys sharing his tips and insights on various money related blogs. Visit HomeInsurance.com to find more home security tips. Owning your own home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. It can, however, also be one of […]

After a “Slip and Fall” Accident – What You Need to Know


This guest post is courtesy of Mr. Shane Hobbs, the owner of Dalworth Rug Cleaning, a Dallas based textile cleaning company. The business was founded in 1976 and has evolved through the years to provide comprehensive cleaning services such as Oriental rug cleaning, preservation, repairs, wrapping, and storage. Living near the Gulf Coast, you were used to […]

Understanding Premises Liability Injuries


Premises liability injuries can happen almost anywhere — from broken staircases that were never repaired to unmarked slippery floors. Hazardous situations that result in personal injury are normally the responsibility of the property owner. Property owners are required by law to maintain safe conditions for visitors to their premises. This includes warning visitors about dangerous […]

Bill Easing Ability For Workers To Sue Property Owners Passes Texas House


The AP reports, “Legislation that would make it easier for certain injured workers to sue property owners for negligence has passed the Texas House.” The legislation, “supported by personal injury trial lawyers, would remove existing liability protections for premises owners who buy workers’ compensation insurance for contract workers who come onto their property to perform […]

Asbestos – The Silent Killer


Regarded as the silent killer, asbestos was highly touted as one of the most versatile forms of building applications throughout the 20th century. Due to its heat and fire resistant qualities, asbestos was used as a form of insulation, piping, flooring and brake lining. Texas is no stranger to asbestos problems, due to a heavy […]

Tips If You Slip And Fall


Last month, our firm obtained a large settlement in a premise liability case. These cases are commonly referred to as "slip and fall" or "trip and fall" cases. Fortunately, there are steps injured persons can take to make pursuit of such a claim easier. When a person falls down in public, the normal reaction is […]

Slip And Fall Cases In Texas


Over the years, our law firm has represented hundreds of clients who were injured in "slip and fall" or "trip and fall" cases, otherwise referred to as premises liability claims. Unfortunately, in recent years, the Republican Texas Legislature and the Republican Supreme Court of Texas have changed the laws to make it much more difficult […]