slipped and fallen at a grocery store due to a water spill that nobody bothered to clean
up or warn you about, you may have a premise liability claim on your hands.
The point of a premise liability claims is to hold the property owner
responsible for any injury that occurs on their property. A premise liability
claim can be filed for public and private properties, such as:
- Grocery Stores
- Concert Venues
- Apartment Buildings
However, there are many different elements to a premise liability claim,
and some aspects of the law change, depending on which state you live in.
Elements of Premise Liability
In Texas, you can not file a premise liability claim simply on the grounds
that you were injured. There are a lot of different elements that have
to be proven, especially on the property owner’s part. The four
elements are known as:
- Notice – The owner or responsible party must have known of the dangerous
- Unreasonably Dangerous Conditions – They must have known that the
condition caused potential injury.
- Failure to Exercise Ordinary Care – They did not try to reduce or
get rid of the the harmful condition on the property.
- Proximate Cause – The intentional lack of care caused injury to a
If these elements are found than you have the ability to file a premise
liability claim. Although this may seem simple, in actuality proving that
the property owner was negligent is quite difficult. Which is why you’ll
need an experienced attorney who has handled premise liability claims
to fight for you.
Kyle Law Firm, if you think you have a
slip and fall,
premise liability orconstruction accident case on your hands. Our skilled lawyers will assist you and help you receive
the compensation you deserve