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Laredo Tx Slip and Fall Attorneys - Frequently Asked Questions

Slip and fall accidents have long been satirized and often joked about in the media; however, a severe accident can cause agonizing pain and suffering. Anyone whose life has changed due to a terrible slip and fall accident should seek immediate guidance from an experienced Laredo premises liability lawyer.

Slip and fall accidents are not just prevalent in Laredo but across the United States, sending an average of 9 million people to emergency rooms annually. These accidents continue to perplex people when it comes to the law. Most people in Texas are uninformed that they may have a case because the laws are so stringent. Read on to learn more about slip and fall accidents and what a slip and fall firm in Laredo Texas can do for you.

What Constitutes a Slip and Fall Accident Under Texas Law?

When a person is injured as a result of a slip and fall, they may opt to bring a premises liability claim if a person is injured as a result of the negligence of another party, such as a property owner or company owner.

A premises liability claim can be establish if (1) the accident occurred in a public area such as a hallway, stairwell, walkway (2) the accident occurred on a property such as a building or shopping center, and (3) the accident occurred while the person was engaged in a reasonable activity such as walking, shopping, or working are all reasons for filing a slip and fall accident claim.

Can I File a Premises Liability Claim If I was Injured at a Family Member or Friend’s Home?

If you have been invited into a friend or family member's home, you are considered an invitee. From that point, they owe you a duty of safety when you enter their home. If you suffer a terrible injury, like a dog bite for example, you can file a claim against their insurance company. For this reason, every home and business in Laredo is obliged to obtain insurance. Having insurance protects the house or business owner from having to pay for the damages out of his or her own pocket.

What are Some Common Reasons People File a Slip and Fall Claim?

Although a slip/trip and fall accident can occur for countless reasons, the following are the most common.

  • Slippery floors
  • Frozen sidewalks or stairs
  • Uneven or loose flooring
  • Unmarked dangerous conditions
  • Obstruction of walkways or hallways
  • Poor lighting

These are only a few reasons why people file accident claims. If you have questions about whether or not your accident falls under premises liability, contact a reputable firm of Laredo Tx slip and fall attorneys like those at Carabin Shaw. Part of our service is providing a zero-cost, obligation-free initial consultation to discuss your potential case.

What Kind of Compensation Can A Slip and Fall Lawyer Obtain for Me?

The amount you receive is determined by a number of variables, including the severity of your damages, whether the defendant is a private business/property owner or the government, and the claim's timeliness, along with other factors.

Hiring an experienced attorney increases your probability of obtaining compensation for both economic and noneconomic damages, which include recovery of lost income, medical bills, future medical expenses like rehabilitation, as well as pain and suffering.

Why Should I Hire a Texas Injury Attorney at Carabin Shaw?

Carabin Shaw is dedicated to providing a higher level of service to all our clients. This includes treating clients with respect, answering questions in a timely manner, and a guarantee that you will not pay for legal services unless a fair settlement for your damages is reached. Carabin Shaw’s client reviews are actual testimonials from previous clients who attest to the firm's superior legal services.

Their Laredo staff may be reached toll-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-862-1260, and they speak both English and Spanish.

Visits with the Attorney are by appointment only. Main office San Antonio, Texas.

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