Shopping Center Accidents
Shopping Center Accident Lawyer in Houston & Texas
Shopping center accidents, injuries at stores, shopping mall accidents happen regularly in Houston. Although you may not hear about shopping accidents very often, they occur more that you might expect. Going shopping or visiting a retail store shouldn’t be a hazardous event. Slip and fall accidents as well as trip and fall accidents that occur in stores and shopping centers can have a devastating effect on your life.
Negligence of the store owner or manager or the carelessness of the shopping center owners can negatively impact your life as the injured party. If you have been injured due to the negligence of another at a shopping mall, retail store, or shopping center you have legal rights to hold those at fault accountable. You have a legal right to pursue monetary compensation for your damages and injuries suffered as a result of the accident. You damages may include medical bills to treat your injuries, future medical expenses, current and future lost wages, pain, suffering and other quantifiable damages.
If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, or other kind of accident in a store, a shopping mall, or a shopping center in Houston, we may be able to help you.
Stores, shopping malls and shopping centers in Texas have a duty to protect their guests and shoppers from injuries caused by dangerous property conditions. Examples of dangerous conditions in a store or shopping center include:
Spills & liquids on the floor, dangerous steps or walkways, loose or falling merchandise, poor lighting conditions that may have caused you to walk into things or trip over objects, lack of warning for unsafe conditions, failure to warn for wet floors, unsafe parking lots with potholes or gaps in the concrete, negligent security in a store or shopping center parking lot that results in an injury like a robbery, rape or other types of assaults.
Even though the liability for an injury may seem clear, most stores and shopping center owners will do anything they can to avoid paying damages. For example, the premises owner may claim that you suffered your injury in a prior accident or that you didn’t look where you were going.
Shopping center injuries, shopping mall accidents, warehouse store injuries, and retail store injury claims often fall under Premises Liability Law. Premises Liability is an area of law which makes the person or owner, who is in possession of property, land or premises responsible for certain injuries suffered by persons who are present on the premises.
“Premises Liability” legal theory holds that property owners and occupiers are legally responsible for accidents and injuries that may occur on that property. There are various types of incidents that can give rise to a premises liability claim.
If you have been injured in a store, a shopping center, or shopping mall in Houston, the injury lawyers at Simon Herbert & McClelland LLP can litigate your accident injury claim and help you get the compensation you deserve.
To talk to an attorney at our Houston office about your slip and fall accident, trip and fall injury or other store, shopping center, or shopping mall injury claim, call 713-255-9148 for a free case evaluation.