Premises Liability Articles

Picture of Spencer Speed

Texas Slip and Fall

When you enter into an establishment you expect it to be maintained in a reasonably safe condition and free from harm. The term “slip and fall” is a broad term used in personal injury law that often refers to a person slipping or tripping on a hazardous condition, and as a result, falling and causing…

Read More
Picture of Alicia Patterson

Dram Shop Liability: Suing a Bar or Restaurant for Overservice

Dram Shop Laws are laws that impose civil liability for the overservice of alcohol on bar and restaurant establishments that are licensed to serve alcoholic beverages. These laws vary from state to state. In the state of Texas, Dram Shop laws hold bars and restaurants that serve alcohol liable if there was service of alcohol…

Read More
Picture of Benny Agosto, Jr.

TPC Group’s Continuous Violations Put Workers and Residents at Risk

TPC Group, LLC has been found in violation of the Clean Air Act at its facility in Houston, Texas. These violations are similar to those which caused a catastrophic explosion in Port Neches on November 27, 2019. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigators reported visibly corroded equipment and dead legs at the Houston facility—complications that previously…

Read More
Picture of Alicia Patterson

Refineries and Chemical Plant Liability: A Duty to their Neighborhoods

As Houstonians, we constantly hear news of explosions and chemical releases from refineries and chemical plants. Often these tragic events occur in heavily populated residential areas that refineries and chemical plants call home. While there is a risk in living near these refineries and chemical plants, the facilities also have a duty to prevent dangerous…

Read More
Picture of Muhammad Aziz

Numerous Employee Deaths at Amazon Facilities

Within the last few months, Amazon has been under major scrutiny after numerous reports of employee deaths and injuries while on the job. News outlets reported within the months of July and August of this year, four workers passed away while working at Amazon facilities and warehouses. One of the fatalities occurred on “Prime Day”…

Read More