Residents and visitors to San Antonio are frequently outdoors and on others’ property. We expect for property owners to take the appropriate steps in keeping people safe. However, many individuals are injured on the others’ property every day. It can be difficult to understand what went wrong, and who is responsible for these injuries. Having an experienced premises liability lawyer can help you recover what you need if you or a loved one are hurt on the property of another. At Begum Law Group, we know how to help after an injury caused by a property owner’s negligence.
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People must take due care to keep us safe when we visit their property. If they fail to take reasonable safety steps, we can be severely injured. In a premises liability cases, Texas law allows you to pursue damages if you were harmed due to negligence. This revolves around determining if the other person took necessary action to protect you from harm and how your injuries impacted your life. Texas law can be complex, and property owners will try to avoid responsibility. Having an experienced San Antonio personal injury lawyer will greatly improve your chances of recovering the damages that you need.
Let The Law Giant and the legal team with Begum Law Group put our decades of knowledge and history of success to work for you. We will investigate every detail of your accident and determine if negligence applies to your case. Then, we will help obtain all the compensation you need. Call Begum Law Group at 210-921-2200 or submit a request online for a free consultation. We don’t’ charge upfront fees and are only paid when you recover compensation.
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Under the law, people must take care to not cause others physical harm by engaging in careless or dangerous actions. If this responsibility is neglected and you suffer harm, you can seek damages from the at-fault party. In premises liability cases, owners or occupiers of a property must take reasonable steps to keep their guests safe. Occupiers means those who use a property they do not own, such as a retail company renting a storefront. The law expects for owners and occupiers to take common steps to keep their guests from unnecessary danger.
A successful premises liability case requires determining exactly what happened to cause your harm. Going further, one must present a strong case that the other party was negligent and careless. There are many different ways that an owner or occupier could have failed to take reasonable measures to keep you safe.
To secure damages in your premises liability case, you must establish:
There are countless ways you can be hurt on someone else’s property. Many people only consider situations that involve significant physical activity such as boating or playing sports. The reality is that you can be seriously hurt when you least expect it. A property owner or occupier can be required to pay damages if they failed to take common-sense steps that could have kept you safe from harm.
Premises liability cases often occur due to:
People are frequently injured while visiting other people’s property throughout Bexar County. When this happens, it’s important to determine if a negligent property owner or occupier failed to keep their guests safe. Many people in the San Antonio area visit places for recreation, shopping, or dining. Property owners must understand the risks posed to their guests. Sometimes the nature or characteristics of a public venue can increase the likelihood of accidents. However, premises injury cases stem from owners failing to protect guests from this exposure, or against other violent and malicious visitors.
You can, unfortunately, find yourself in danger in many different locations throughout San Antonio. Specific locations of dangerous incidents in our area have recently included:
There are various dangers on properties that have not been kept safe. You can be injured by objects, animals, and other people. Our premises liability lawyers have decades of experience helping people recover from their injuries. We have seen virtually every type of accident, from slip and falls to dog bites, and other instances where innocent people suffered physical harm. You might be in a situation where extensive medical attention is needed. Some injuries are complex, and require the attention of numerous different doctors and caretakers. Do not take your injuries lightly. It’s also important to understand that some physical harm may not become apparent until days or even weeks after your accident.
Some of the most common premises liability injuries include:
While every premises liability accident is different, victims often experience significant medical costs and are forced to endure long absences from work. In some serious situations, injury victims may be unable to return to their normal careers. This burden should not rest on your shoulders if your injury was caused by a property owner’s negligence. By working with an experienced San Antonio premises liability attorney, we will work with your doctors, document your time missed from work, and strive to recover everything you deserve under the law.
We can help you recover damages for things like:
Premises liability accidents in San Antonio happen every day. Being hurt suddenly can be confusing, and at first, you may not know what happened. We encourage anyone in this position to immediately seek a safe place. After finding relative safety, call 911 if your injuries are severe, or if you feel as though violent attack or harm is still imminent.
The order in which you should take the following steps may vary based on your situation. However, some of the most important things you can do after getting to safety include:
Being badly hurt in an accident on someone else’s property can be devastating. You may be uncertain about how you will get back to life as normal. A property owner or occupier may owe you compensation if they failed to take reasonable steps to protect you from harm. This applies to all accidents, even when engaging in intense physical activity at someone else’s property or business. Texas statute of limitations law requires that you file a suit for your injury within two years of the accident. Given the fact that many of these cases require investigations between various parties, we encourage you to not delay in seeking legal help.
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Whether you were hurt in a slip and fall, because a neighbor’s dog viscously bit you or a loved one, or a negligent business owner caused you harm, The Law Giant is ready to help. Contact Begum Law Group to speak with an experienced San Antonio premises liability lawyer. Call 210-921-2200 or contact us online to schedule a free no-risk consultation. You won’t be charged any up-front costs, and are only paid when we recover damages.