Premises Liability Articles

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Pool Safety Is Not Just the Responsibility of Houston Health Inspectors

The tragic death of an eight-year-old girl who was found dead in a pool at a local Doubletree by Hilton property last month has raised several key questions about the pool inspection process in Houston. A recent article in the Houston Chronicle outlines some of the responsibilities of the Houston health department, but it clearly…

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Understanding Premises Liability: Your Guide to Responsibilities and Rights

Premises liability is a legal concept that holds property owners and occupiers responsible for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. Whether it’s a slip and fall in a grocery store or a dog bite at a neighbor’s house, premises liability laws dictate who is responsible for compensating injured individuals. Understanding this concept is…

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Advocating for Life-Altering Moments: The Role of a Plaintiff Personal Injury Attorney

As a plaintiff personal injury attorney, I’ve come to recognize the profound truth that a life can be dramatically altered in the blink of an eye. It’s a sobering realization that often accompanies the various cases that cross my desk. Whether it’s a devastating car accident, a senseless act of violence like a shooting or…

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Emergency Action Plans and Fire Safety and Prevention

An emergency action plan (“EAP”) is a documented procedure detailing how to respond effectively and swiftly in case of an emergency. This plan typically includes procedures for evacuation, communication protocols, roles and responsibilities, assembly point information, and steps to shut down critical operations if necessary. It’s designed to minimize harm to individuals and damage to…

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Understanding a Landlord’s Duty of Care to Maintain Common Areas in Texas

When it comes to the relationship between landlords and tenants, there is an important legal concept to be aware of referred to as the “duty of care.” This duty obligates landlords to provide a safe and habitable environment for their tenants. Perhaps the most important of these obligations is the maintenance of the common areas….

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When To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

Accidents happen, and when they do, they can lead to significant physical, emotional, and financial consequences. Whether you’ve been involved in a car crash, a slip and fall incident, a workplace injury, or any other accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may wonder whether you need to hire a personal injury attorney. While not…

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