What does a property owner have to do to keep you safe? It depends. They may have a lot of responsibility, or not at all. Learn more in this article.
Despite how the media makes slip-and-fall cases sound, the law regarding them is actually quite reasonable.
It’s not like you can go from store-to-store all day long, looking for a dangerous condition, slip, fall, and collect a big payday.
The media presents stories that way and leaves out important facts to get you angry so you watch their story (and so they can then charge higher prices to companies who want to advertise on their station).
Texas’ premises liability law says both you and the property owner have responsibilities.
A property owner’s responsibility toward you depends on your status (licensee, invitee, trespasser) when you’re on their property.
Take a closer look at how this works practically:
Responsibility Toward Invitees
“Invitee” is the most common status when slip-and-fall cases […]