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Premises Liability Your Injury, Our Fight

Plano, TX Premises Liability Lawyer

When you enter someone else’s property, you expect to be free from harm. It can be shocking and confusing when you’re hurt on the premises by a hazard you weren’t expecting. Taking action against a negligent property owner can help you recover financially for what you’ve suffered. That’s where a Plano, TX premises liability lawyer comes in.

Having an attorney on your side will ensure that the entire situation is investigated and the damages that you’re owed are properly calculated. Then, you won’t settle for less than you deserve. At Buckingham & Vega Law Firm, we are dedicated to getting justice for our clients. We’ll work hard to prove the other party was negligent and defend your rights.

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Our Results Make a Difference

Explore How We Have Helped Our Clients
  • $73.21 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega legal team secured a $73.21 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was catastrophically injured due to the negligence of their doctor and medical team.

  • Record-Setting $72 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega team obtained a $72 Million verdict in a birth injury case when an OB/ GYN failed to properly monitor the mom during pregnancy.

  • $16 Million Truck Accident

    Buckingham & Vega obtained a $16 million settlement in a truck accident case. The truck driver was speeding and inattentive (texting) and crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stopped at a stoplight.

  • $14 Million Dram Shop Liability

    Our team obtained a $14 million dram shop verdict on behalf of a client who was injured due to negligence.

  • 13 Million Truck Accident

    Our team secured a 13 million settlement in a truck accident case. An eighteen-wheeler made an unsafe turn in front of a car driven by a grandmother and her family. The grandmother was killed and the family suffered severe injuries.

  • 13 Million Work Injury

    Buckingham & Vega represented an oilfield worker who was killed when their company failed to properly train its employees on how to safely move waste bins. Our client was killed when he became trapped between two bins.

Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

After suffering from an injury and subsequent damages on someone else’s property, your lawyer will work to prove that the property owner was negligent. If you want to take legal action, your claim will depend on them proving the elements of negligence were present. Otherwise, you won’t have a case.

In order to prove that your injuries were the direct result of the property owner’s negligence, you’ll need to prove these four elements:

  • There was a condition or hazard on the property that could have caused visitors on the property harm.
  • The property owner or another representative on the property should have known about the condition or hazard and the harm that they could have caused.
  • The property owner or representative didn’t take reasonable measures to remove the hazard and protect potential or current visitors on the property.
  • The hazard or condition caused a legal visitor injuries and other damages.

Looking at these elements, you can see how some of them might be hard to prove on your own. That’s why you should have a lawyer on your side through this process. They’ll tell you what evidence you need to provide so that your case is as strong as possible.

A Plano, TX premises liability attorney is here to guide you every step of the way with your claim. We’ll investigate what happened and collect all the proof we need to show that your injuries were directly caused by a property owner’s negligence.

Hazards You Might Have Encountered on Someone Else’s Property

You might think of premises liability accidents solely as slip and falls, but that’s not the only types of accidents that can occur on someone else’s property. There are plenty of hazards on a premises that could lead to injuries for legal visitors. Here are some of the most common conditions or hazards that property owners need to fix or make visitors known about so that they don’t get hurt while on their property:

  • Damaged carpet
  • Uneven sidewalks and pavement
  • Broken stairs and handrails
  • Poor lighting
  • Holes
  • Wet floors
  • No hazard or warning signs
  • Snow and ice
  • Falling trees or hanging branches
  • Other falling objects
  • Pools
  • Dog bites
  • Negligent security
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