Shelander Law Offices

Showing that a restaurant is liable for your injury

When you become injured in a public place, you will have already gone through a great deal of pain and suffering as a result. It is likely that you will think it unfair that in addition to the stress of the incident, you will also have to go through the process of filing a legal claim.

This inconvenience is often acknowledged by the courts in premises liability cases, and you may be able to benefit from further compensation in order to address this. In this way, it may be worthwhile to proceed with a liability claim, especially if you strongly believe that the premises acted in a negligent way.

How do I know if the restaurant acted negligently?

All premises have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for their visitors. This means that they should do everything that they can to prevent an incident. If you were injured because you tripped on a hazard that was left on the floor, or because of a spillage that was not cleaned up in good time, it is likely that you will be able to hold the premises responsible for this.

In addition, if you were scolded because a server spilled hot water on you, this can also be constituted as negligence. All servers should be adequately trained, and not under so much pressure that they do not have time to express care and consideration to their movements.

If you were injured in a Texas restaurant and are unsure of the next steps, it is important to consider whether you believe that the premises could have prevented the accident.

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