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
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,
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.