San Antonio Premises Liability FAQs
Accidents happen all the time, frequently when we least expect it. The purpose of personal injury laws is to protect the victims of these accidents in the event they were injured due to the negligence of another. This principle extends to building or property owners. If you were injured on a San Antonio property, you may be eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit.
Carabin Shaw’s Premises Liability FAQs is a useful guide for accident victims searching for answers after their injury. We acknowledge that the aftermath of a premises liability accident is a difficult time for families, so we strive to provide the clearest, most accurate legal advice to victims and their loved ones. Before taking any action, however, be sure to schedule your no-cost, no-obligation initial consultation with our experienced premises liability attorneys in San Antonio.Q: What Is “Premises Liability”?
A: The principle of “premises liability” is that property owners are liable for injuries that occur on their property caused by their own negligence. In practice, this has resulted in a branch of personal injury law specializations.Q: Are Property Owners Legally Required to Prevent Burn Injuries Through Fire Safety Precautions?
A: Property owners are required to abide by all local and state fire prevention guidelines. Failure to do so may lead to serious burn injuries. In this case, victims of these burn injuries would be eligible to file a premises liability claim.Q: If My Child Is Injured While Playing at a Neighbor’S House, Can I Sue for Compensation?
A: Just like business owners, homeowners are responsible for the safety of their visitors and guests. In many cases, victims have been successful in suing homeowners for premises liability injuries.Q: Who Do I Sue If I Am Injured at a Construction Site?
A: Because construction sites operate so closely to the public and involve a variety of dangerous machines, many victims have been injured in San Antonio construction zones. Depending on the circumstances of the injury, the construction company may be held legally and financially responsible.Q: After My Premises Liability Injury, I Spent Thousands on Medical Treatments. Will I Be Able to Reclaim These Costs?
A: Texas law clearly states that accident victims have the right to fair compensation for their economic losses (including medical treatments, surgeries, medications, therapies, etc.).Q: After My Injury, I Have Suffered an Immense Amount of Pain That Has Affected My Overall Quality of Life. Can I Seek Compensation for This Suffering in Addition to My Other Losses?
A: Just as you can claim economic losses in your lawsuit, Texas law also stipulates accident victims may seek compensation for their non-economic losses (otherwise known as pain and suffering damages).Q: When Should I File My Premises Liability Lawsuit?
A: The statute of limitations in the state of Texas for all personal injury lawsuits (including premises liability claims) is two years from the date of your injury.Q: Should I Hire A San Antonio Personal Injury Attorney to Represent My Claim?
A: Hiring a qualified attorney can ensure you receive fair compensation for your economic and non-economic losses after a premises liability accident. Be sure to look for an attorney with specialty practice areas in premises liability law and prior experience representing accident victims with cases similar to yours.Questions? The Texas Accident Attorneys at Carabin Shaw Have Answers
The personal injury lawyers at Carabin Shaw have represented San Antonio accident victims and their families for over thirty years with passion, dedication, and expertise. Our expertise in Texas personal injury law has allowed us to add premises liability lawsuits to our list of specialty practice areas.
As evidenced by Carabin Shaw’s client reviews, our attorneys are the best option for San Antonio premises liability accident victims and their families. To schedule your free case review, contact our English and Spanish–speaking staff toll-free at 800-862-1260.