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Lubbock, TX Slip and Fall Lawyer

4708 67th St #200

Lubbock, TX 79414

Call (806) 557-0000

If you are like most people in this day and age, you constantly are on the go. You likely work and have a myriad of family responsibilities. On any given day, you very well may find yourself not only at home and work, but also the grocery store, some other type of retail outlet, a coffee shop, a gas station, coffee shop, to name several likely locales.

No matter where you venture during the course of any given day, if you are like nearly everyone else, you assume you ae entering safe environments any time you walk into a location open to the public. Indeed, even if you visit a friend or family member in his or her home, you presume the residence will be safe and sound.

The reality is that on any given day in the United States, thousands of people from all walks of like slip, fall, and end up with serious injuries. Indeed, there are even individuals who killed on each and every day because of an accidental fall.

If you have found yourself injured because of a slip and fall accident in a public place, including a store or a restaurant in or around Lubbock, you need to know your rights. A Lubbock personal injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm can assist you in understanding what your rights and interests are after a slip and fall accident. The Doan Law Firm can be reached any time, day or night, by calling 800-349-0000,

What is Premises Liability?

The responsibility of a store, restaurant, coffee shop, even the home of a friend, to be in a reasonably safe condition is based on a legal principle called premises liability. At its heart, the doctrine of premises liability requires the individual, or company, with control over a particular location to maintain it in a reasonably safe condition.

The types of individuals responsible for maintaining a property in a safe condition for visitors depends on who has actual control over the venue. A determination of who or what has control over a particular store, restaurant, or other location, is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Examples of who may be responsible for keeping a location safe under the doctrine of premises liability include:

  • store owner
  • restaurant owner
  • commercial property owner and landlord
  • residential homeowner
  • residential tenant

Compensation in a Lubbock Slip and Fall Accident Case Lubbock, TX Slip and Fall Lawyer

As is the case with determining who is responsible for keeping the premises safe, the specific facts of a case govern what type of compensation may be available in a slip and fall case. Despite some variation from one claim to another, there are some common types of injuries, losses, and damages common to most slip and fall accident cases.

High on the list of possible for losses for which compensation may be available is medical bills and expenses. This includes existing, as well as future, medical bills.

On a related note, if you slip, fall, and are injured, you likely experience what can be a significant degree of pain and suffering. You are also likely entitled to compensation for existing and future pain and suffering.

Odds are you missed work because of a slip and fall accident. Indeed, you may have missed a considerable amount of work. Moreover, with future medical appointments and the like, you may find that you will miss more work into the future. Lost income represents another type of financial issue for which you likely can seek compensation with the assistance of a Texas personal injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm.

Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer to Fight for You.

The Doan Law Firm is home to a highly experienced, capable, tenacious, and compassionate Lubbock personal injury lawyer legal team. You can consult with a skilled, committed personal injury attorney from the firm by calling the accident hotline at 800-349-0000. Phone lines are open around the clock, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year, including on major holidays. The attorneys at The Doan Law Firm understand that an accident can happen at any time, and change your life forever in an instant.

A Lubbock personal injury lawyer from the firm can schedule a meeting with you at a time and place that is most convenient for you. The firm has offices across the country. Moreover, we never charge an injured person a fee for an initial consultation.

During an initial consultation, a lawyer from the Doan firm will evaluate the ins and outs of your slip and fall claim. The attorney will explain to you the different, possible strategies that might be used to settle or litigate your case.

The attorney will be available to respond to any of your questions as well. Our legal team understands how difficult dealing with the aftermath of an accident is for you.

The Doan Law Firm:

4708 67th St #200

Lubbock, TX 79414

(806) 557-0000

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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