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Premises Liability

Houston Premises Liability Attorney

Frequently individual are injured in a residential or commercial environment. Premises liability injuries may occur on a stair case, snow or ice, in a building with defects, or by an intentional or criminal act. Premises liability law institute guidelines obligating a residential or commercial occupier or property owner to protect entrant from hazardous conditions or deficiencies on the property. Usually, the law states that property owners shall maintain their premises in a reasonably safe manner in regards to visitors. We have successfully assist clients with premises liability cases throughout Harris County including Houston, Northwest Houston, Champions, Spring, Tomball, Klein, the FM 1960 area, as well as The Woodlands and Conroe in Montgomery County. Our Houston personal injury attorneys will provide you with knowledge legal advice as we aggressively represent you.

If you have been injured or harmed in a person home or business, contact Wilhite & Associates, Attorney at Law for skilled legal counsel Permises Liability related matters:

  • Keeping the Premises Safe
  • Toxic Substances on the Property
  • Criminal Acts by Third Parties
  • Liability of Tenants and Landlords
  • Duties Owed By Property Owners and Occupiers

Premises Negligence

Premises liability cases commonly are advance under the presumption that the property owner was negligent. Establishing negligence requires that the injured victim provide evidence that the existence of a responsibility by the defendant to comply with regulation to a specific standard of conduct. Breaching that responsibility must have been the definite and proximate origin of the wounded plaintiff. The duty that a property owner is obligated to an individual is contingent on the individual legal standing as a visitor.

Responsibilities of Occupiers /Property Owners

Common law theories provides that the duty or responsibility of a possessor, owner, or occupier of property to a individual that enters the premises and is harmed or injured for the reason of the condition of the premises depends on the legal status of the entrant. Visitors are typically classified as trespassers, invitees or licensees and the responsibility of the occupier or landowner owes to each entrant category differs. Trespassers are individuals that enter property without permission for the owners. Invitees are individuals who enter property in return to an expressed or implied invite from the owner. Licensees are people who enters premises with the owner’s expressed or implied permission for their individual purpose relatively to the owner's or occupier’s advantage or benefit.

Many jurisdictions continue to adhere to the common law conditions. Some jurisdictions in the U.S. have rejected the common law entrant’s categories as determinative of accountability.

Wilhite & Associates, P.C. | Houston Personal Injury Lawyers

If you have been injured on the a residential or commercial / business premise, contact the personal injury attorneys At Wilhite & Associates, P.C. Call (281) 537-2171 or provide us the detail of your situation in our online form. Wilhite & Associates, P.C. handles Premise Liability cases in Houston or surrounding areas, including Harris County, Montgomery County, Washington County, Grimes County, Fort Bend County and Waller County.

Wilhite & Associates, P.C. represents clients from all over Southeast Texas, including:

Harris County - Aldine, Atascocita, Barrett, Barker, Baytown, Bellaire, Brownwood, Bunker Hill Village, Channelview, Clear Lake, Cloverleaf, Crosby, Cypress, Deer Park, East Houston, El Lago, Galena Park, Hedwig Village, Highlands, Hilshire Village, Houston, Hudson, Humble, Hunters Creek Village, Jacinto City, Jersey Village, Katy, Kingwood, Klein, La Porte, Louetta, Lynchburg, Nassau Bay, North Houston, Pasadena, Piney Point Village, Seabrook, Sheldon, Shoreacres, South Houston, Southside Place, Spring, Spring Valley, Taylor Lake Village, Tomball, Webster, West University Place

Montgomery County - Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Magnolia, Montgomery, Oak Ridge North, Panorama Village, Patton Village, Roman Forest, Shenandoah, Splendora, Stagecoach, Willis, Woodbranch, Woodloch, The Woodlands

Fort Bend County - Arcola, Beasley, Fairchilds, Fulshear, Kendleton, Meadows Place, Missouri City, Needville, Orchard, Pleak, Richmond, Rosenberg, Simonton, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Waller County - Brookshire, Hempstead, Pattison, Pine Island, Prairie View, Waller

Grimes County - Anderson, Bedias, Iola, Navasota, Todd Mission

Washington County - Brenham, Burton, Chappell Hill

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This site is sponsored by George W. Wilhite, P.C. Our principal office is located in Harris County, Texas at 17101 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, TX 77068.

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