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Chad BurnettChad Burnett
16:28 30 Oct 23
I hired Mullen & Mullen following a motor vehicle collision. I could not be more pleased with the Dallas personal injury lawyers I selected. They are the real deal! I was always kept in the loop on case developments. My attorneys sent the at-fault liability carrier multiple demands to make them agree to pay the policy limits. My lawyers also sent my own insurance company several demands to get them to offer me nearly the policy limits. A lot of attorneys would have given up and just recommended filing a lawsuit but Mullen & Mullen kept pounding the insurance companies until they did the right thing. This saved me a tremendous amount of money and time. I'm so very grateful that I found ethical, tenacious, and skilled attorneys to represent me. Mullen & Mullen gets my highest recommendation if you need a Dallas car accident attorney.C. Burnett
Diane WallaceDiane Wallace
17:43 26 Oct 23
Mullen and Mullen did an absolutely brilliant job representing me in an injury lawsuit and getting me maximum settlement results. I recommend them highly!
Mari HksMari Hks
17:38 04 Oct 23
Highly recommend this law firm, Josh took care of my case he was very nice and professional along with everyone else.
Zac CanidaZac Canida
17:14 26 Sep 23
I’m only 22 and this was the first case I’ve ever had, I got recommended Mullen and Mullen by a friend who has used them plenty of times and said nothing but good things about them. I have yet to see or hear anything that contradicts her statements! Everyone on the Mullen and Mullen team has been super helpful and kind to me by explaining everything that had and needs to be done to get the case in the right direction. Greg especially has been very helpful by keeping me updated and answering any questions I might have about the situation, he’s been an amazing help and I’m glad I was able to get him assigned to help me get what I deserve from my car accident. Very professional and fast responses, If you are ever injured in a car accident I 100% recommend this team to fight for you, ask for Greg!
sisay Aberasisay Abera
15:50 13 Sep 23
Highly recommend this law firm, filled with very nice and professional people who put their clients first. Josh took care of my case and were able to reduce my medical bills significantly which was awesome! Very pleased and glad I had them to work on my car accident case.Thank you, Mullen & Mullen Law Firm
Terrie RachallTerrie Rachall
20:13 28 Jul 23
Joe Morrison with Mullen and Mullen was fantastic representing me for an injury on someone's property. He kept me updated through the entire 2 year process. If I had any questions, Joe took the time to personally take my call and provide answers. Joe negotiated a settlement very quickly and ensured I received a fair settlement. I highly recommend Mullen and Mullen and would hire them again if I need help in the future. Best experience with any lawyer I have ever had!!
Alex MalcolmAlex Malcolm
22:05 17 May 23
I was injured in a motorcycle accident, and Shane Mullen took on my case with determination and empathy. His attention to detail and commitment to my case led to a favorable outcome. I'm grateful for his hard work and highly recommend Mullen & Mullen Law Firm.
I was involved in a car accident in Dallas texas off mockingbird. I was T bone by someone who had ran a red light. Me being a young female, I felt lost and taken advantage of by the other parties insurance.I chose Mullen Mullen because they were the only law firm who physically wanted to meet me and hear my side. They helped me with all on the medical assistance that I needed . Although it was a lot of therapy, I was really happy with the doctors they sent me to. Josh was very welcoming and I honest in the process. Every time I felt so at ease after speaking with him. I am so happy I had him on my case. Very hands on. Highly recommend!!!
Camry AdamsCamry Adams
16:21 14 Dec 22
Karen Lavigne is my name, and I had a great experience with Mullen & Mullen. Josh and Jessica was very patient and informative. If I had to decide again on which law firm to go with it would be Mullen & Mullen. Very transparent about ALL of my money down to the penny. I definitely recommend.
14:57 01 Oct 22
It Honestly baffles me to see ANY negative or low reviews on this law firm. My case is far from over, however, I have never known a lawyer or law firm to not only give you their personal cell phone number but to also respond within 15 minutes. Never a complaint on the 10 plus text messages asking questions or the 2-3 paragraph e-mails. Never telling you it's to late or they are off the clock. They are NEVER off the clock. This firm has two or three lawyers dealing with numerous clients and STILL manage to do all they can to make you feel you are the only one. Try to remember they are human. They truly do everything to put you and your recovery first. The process is long but not something they have any control over. They don't control the Dr. Appointments or your recovery. They will help you find amazing Dr.s then it's up to you to be proactive in your recovery and keeping your appointments. It's been over a year and a half since my injury and my amazing, patient, and hardworking Attorney Joe has been here with me every step of the way. Hundreds of 5 star reviews. 3 or 4 low ones. You do the math.
Paul SPaul S
21:36 05 Sep 22
Mullen and Mullen are the best personal injury team in DFW. When you hire Mullen and Mullen, you have the best personal injury attorneys in DFW. You are getting the best support staff in the state of Texas.Knowing every case is unique. My case took 3 years to complete. My team was professional in the face of a lot of stalling tactics. Without a bat of an eye, the team turned up the heat on the defense for the best possible outcome for all parties.Without details, this group changed not only my life. Mullen and Mullen helped me change my outlook on life after the accident.The most important lessons I learned: 1) Do not try to navigate an personal injury case no matter the cause 2) Listen and follow the advice of your attorney. Get the best in Texas.Shane and Paul, thank you from me and my family.
Larry JohnsonLarry Johnson
17:00 06 Jul 22
I would like to thank Mullen and Mullen for the great service I received. I was involved in an accident and they really helped me out. I worked with the paralegal named Josh and he really made everything a simple process. Josh did a wonderful job and I couldn't be happier!
yolanda Rodriguezyolanda Rodriguez
23:17 15 Jun 22
I love they way they work and communication is the best, they will reach out to you and see if you need anything. Questions you have them they will answer you. Josh is an excelente person that help me so much he was always there for me and if I called him he would return my call as fast as he could. He explained everything I asked and I was really comfortable with him. Josh you are an awesome person. Thank you for everything. I love their services n I would highly reconmand them. Mullen and Mullen are there for you as soon as you call them.
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In the last 3 years, we’ve made TopVerdict’s annual Texas “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” list 43 times.

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Top Plano Slip and Fall Lawyers Who Settle For More


If you were injured in a slip and fall accident, our skilled Plano attorneys are prepared to vigorously advocate for your rights. In fact, our firm consistently obtains top results on premises liability cases for clients injured by whatever means while on someone else’s property including retail stores, office buildings, apartment buildings, construction sites, and other commercial establishments.

Mullen & Mullen is consistently recognized by TopVerdict for obtaining some of the largest recoveries in the entire state of Texas. In the last 3 years our firm made the Texas “Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” list 43 times. Our stellar results allow us to offer a below industry standard 29% pre-suit contingency fee which means more money in your pocket.

Our experienced local team has an incredibly strong work ethic and truly cares. We’ve been privileged to serve North Texas for over 40 years. This is our backyard. Call (972) 947-3370 now for a free consultation and some excellent advice.

What Your Attorney Says

Premises liability cases are won and lost over small details. Our two in-house investigators gives us a competitive advantage.

When many people think about premises liability cases, they often immediately associate them with “slip and fall” incidents. However, it’s important to note that premises liability encompasses a broader spectrum of situations. You may have a legitimate premises liability case if you sustained an injury while on someone else’s property due to their negligence. Our law firm regularly represents individuals in North Texas who have been harmed in various settings, such as retail stores, office buildings, construction sites, and other commercial establishments.

For instance, I recall a case where we were contacted by a kind elderly client who was uncertain about the viability of her premises liability claim. All she knew was that she had slipped in a puddle of water inside a grocery store. She couldn’t explain its origin and had no evidence of employees’ actual awareness of the hazard. To build a strong case, we needed to establish that the store had constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition. In this scenario, this required a thorough analysis of factors like proximity, conspicuity, and longevity.

In most premises liability cases, you must demonstrate three key elements: (1) the presence of a hazardous condition that was not easily noticeable, (2) that the property owner or the party in control should have known about it, and (3) their failure to warn or rectify the situation.

Proving that the owner or party in control created the hazardous condition or had “actual knowledge” of it can be challenging. Therefore, many premises liability cases pivot on whether the Defendant(s) had “constructive notice” of the danger. In simpler terms, did the dangerous condition exist for a sufficient duration that the property owner or party in control should reasonably have discovered it?

Timely preservation of crucial evidence is paramount in premises liability cases. One of our distinct advantages is the provision of two full-time investigators, whose services are offered to our clients free of charge, to assist in the development and acquisition of critical evidence.

If you’ve sustained an injury on someone else’s property or place of business, it’s crucial not to provide an insurance company with a recorded statement until you’ve consulted with one of our experienced attorneys. The outcome of these cases can hinge on small but significant details.

Returning to the case of our elderly client, after a thorough question-and-answer session, we uncovered several key facts that were favorable to her case. The water had accumulated near the cash registers where multiple employees were stationed (proximity). Following the fall, her entire back was wet, indicating a substantial amount of water (conspicuity). We promptly dispatched one of our in-house investigators to the store, who obtained photographs and videos demonstrating that a small soda fridge had been slowly leaking near the location of our client’s fall. This illustrated that the sizable puddle had formed over an extended period (longevity).

We took the time to piece together the events and achieved a favorable outcome for our deserving client. At the end of her case, she expressed her gratitude for receiving excellent healthcare and was pleasantly surprised by the substantial recovery she received.

Joseph R. Morrison

Our Results Speak For Themselves

Gross Settlements Before Fees & Expenses

We have achieved numerous multimillion-dollar settlements across all practice areas, but we are restricted from displaying some very large results due to settlement confidentiality. Here are a few recent results without confidentiality agreements:

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Wrongful Death

Vehicle Accident

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Why Choose Mullen & Mullen to Handle Your Case?

According to, our Dallas attorneys consistently achieve some of the highest recoveries in the state of Texas. As a matter of fact, in the last three years we’ve made their “Texas Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements” list 43 times. For example, in 2021 one of our claims made the Top 10 list, eight made the Top 11-20 list, and ten made the Top 21-50 list. When you factor in our reduced 29% contingency fee, we are confident we will help you recover more. At Mullen & Mullen, we pride ourselves on routinely recovering full policy limits for our clients without the necessity of costly and time-consuming litigation.

We have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic technology through well-established relationships with medical doctors, surgeons, physical therapists, chiropractors, neurologists, counselors, and other healthcare providers in the entire DFW Metroplex. You receive the quality medical attention you need from local providers near where you live or work. These providers specialize in treating people hurt in accidents of all kinds and they know how to properly document injuries to meet the legal burden of proof in your personal injury case. These providers are also willing to delay billing collections until after your case is resolved so you can focus on recovering without additional stress. Physicians that don’t routinely treat accident victims as part of their practice usually turn away patients over fear of being involved in the legal process or fear of health insurance companies refusing to pay accident-related healthcare bills. Please call us at 214-747-5240 for a free consultation and some advice.

Even if you don’t have health insurance or can’t afford your deductible, Mullen & Mullen will secure you the quality healthcare and state-of-the art diagnostics you deserve with no upfront out of pocket costs.

Shane, Joseph and Regis have almost 100 years of combined experience practicing personal injury law. That doesn’t even include the combined experience of the attorneys that serve as of-counsel to Mullen & Mullen at no additional cost to our clients. Our firm continues to evolve, but we never forget our Core Values. We do the right thing, handle cases the way we would want our own case handled, and we truly listen to clients. We have over 40 years of local knowledge, and that matters!

Some lawyers forget that they represent the client, but we never have. Our legal team will make YOU the priority. You are the boss, and we will respond quickly to your requests for case updates and assistance. We guarantee that when you need to speak to your counsel, you will speak directly to your counsel, not to a paralegal or secretary, because that’s the way it should be.

Most firms hire an investigator to help develop evidence on your case and charge you back for that service. Our firm, however, has 2 full-time accident investigators on staff and we offer their services to you for free. This is another way we will maximize your compensation.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Video footage is worth a lot more. Our in-house videographer allows us to capture the true impact the accident has on your life beyond mere words on a piece of paper.

When necessary, Mullen & Mullen Law Firm uses cutting edge technology like 3D imaging videos to fully demonstrate the extent of our clients’ injuries to the insurance companies. This also helps maximize the value of your claim.

Mullen & Mullen’s attorneys live and work right here in Dallas, and always have. We believe in paying our success forward by helping people in the North Texas community, and are dedicated to supporting these local charities.

About Our Highly Skilled Attorneys

Attorney Shane V. Mullen, Managing Partner
Shane V. Mullen, Attorney at Law

Shane V. Mullen, Managing Partner

Our Managing Partner, Shane V. Mullen, has been handling personal injury cases for 21 years. He is “Top-rated” by Thompson Reuters who named him as a Texas Super Lawyer 3 consecutive years. Shane is also a lifetime member of both the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, solidifying his expertise in handling significant cases. He is also an esteemed member of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America, further attesting to his exceptional legal prowess. Shane brings hard-won, battle born knowledge to your case.

Attorney Joseph R. Morrison, Senior Associate
Joseph R. Morrison, Attorney at Law

Joseph R. Morrison, Senior Associate

With 18 years of personal injury experience, Attorney Joseph R. Morrison has established himself as a highly skilled legal professional. Notably, he served as counsel of record in a case that garnered recognition from as a top 5 Premises liability (slip and fall) verdict in Texas. The defendant in this case was a Fortune 500 company with an annual revenue exceeding 11 billion. The specific case, Jeffrey Young v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., showcased Joe’s exceptional abilities in achieving favorable outcomes.

Joe is a distinguished member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers, solidifying his standing among the nation’s most esteemed legal practitioners. Furthermore, his membership in both the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums further attests to his expertise in handling substantial cases.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum member

Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Both Shane and Joseph are lifetime members of the Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, meaning they have each settled cases in excess of two million. This solidifies their expertise in handling significant personal injury cases.

Regis L. Mullen, Founding Attorney
Regis L Mullen, Attorney at Law

Regis L. Mullen, Founder

Our Founder, Attorney Regis L. Mullen, has 56 years of personal injury experience. Regis received his Admission to practice law in 1967. Previously a Litigation Supervisor at Allstate Insurance Company, he knows all the tactics liability carriers use to deny or reduce personal injury settlements. Drawing upon his profound comprehension of the inner workings of the insurance industry, Regis established a law firm dedicated to meeting the legal needs of injured individuals in North Texas.

What To Do Or Not Do

Unfortunately, you do have to think through what you say and do during the immediate moments after you slip and fall.

We wish we could tell you that all you had to worry about was getting help and medical attention.

But, to protect yourself legally, you do need to do (and not do) certain things after you slip and fall.

If you cannot do some of these things because of injuries, ask a witness at the scene to help you. Even if they can’t help you gather some evidence, we still have ways of evidence collection so we can effectively fight on your behalf. However, the more you can do at the scene, the easier it is for us to win max compensation on your behalf. So, do everything in your power as described below.

Here’s what to pay attention to immediately after you slip and fall on someone’s property in the Plano area:

Do not apologize

Saying, “I’m sorry,” can be construed as an admission of fault. Insurers love it when injury victims say this. Avoid saying it at all so they can’t use it against you. You may want to say it to reduce the tension and stress of the situation. But it’s a big mistake. In general, the less you say, the better.

Don’t fail to report the accident to the property manager

If there’s someone on-site who can accept a report of your accident, then report your accident to them. You may feel embarrassed and like you want to do nothing more than to simply get out of there. However, you need to report the accident, so you have a clear and established record of the incident. Then, ask for a copy of the report immediately. Report your slip and fall even if you feel like you’re not injured. You might wake up the next morning feeling like you were in a car accident.

Do inspect the scene and record evidence

If you’re able, search around the scene of your slip and fall and try to determine the cause. Did the property owner fail to put up proper signage? Was the floor extremely slippery? Was a display constructed such that it was easy to trip on? Shoot a video and take plenty of images of the accident scene and what you believed caused your injury. Stores usually have camera footage. However, sometimes it gets “lost” or destroyed. So, you’re wise to have your own record, just in case.

Do write down a record of what happened

If you’re not a writer, shoot a selfie video that tells exactly what happened as soon after your slip and fall as possible. Your memory of exactly what happened changes quickly. You may not remember key details as little as 24 hours after your slip and fall. So, create your record as soon after your slip and fall as possible. You may even have to do this in the emergency room.

Do avoid talking to the insurance company

They have no goal at all of helping you. Anything you say can and will be used against you. Talking to the insurer only leads to negative things happening later. Also, understand you have no legal obligation to speak with an insurance company or to sign any offers they make. They may subtly pressure you to do so. However, you can ignore their pressure. In this case, Texas law is on your side.

Do try to figure out how long the dangerous condition existed

Property owners do have legal protection that allows them time to fix “dangerous conditions.” You can’t sue a property owner because of a dangerous condition that just happened a couple minutes ago, for example. Regardless, for your legal protection, you should try to figure out how long the dangerous condition existed.

Do avoid discussing your slip and fall with the property owner and any of their employees

Just like discussing your claim with the insurer, nothing good will come from talking about your claim with the property owner. Remember, their best financial interest lies in paying you as little as possible. So, they’re only going to want to use what you say against you.

Do seek medical attention

You’re hurt. So, it only makes sense to get medical attention for your injuries. You don’t need to go to the emergency room (unless you feel the need to). But you do need to call your doctor immediately and schedule a general examination with them. First, this establishes a clear record of any injuries you might have. And second, this can help you catch a more serious injury that may not have yet revealed itself. You may not notice some injuries, like a traumatic brain injury, in the heat of the moment. It’s entirely possible to feel fine at the time of your slip and fall, but then feel like you got hit by a truck the next day.

Do gather witness contact information

A single witness can be critical to proving your injury claim. Send a text to yourself with their contact information. Or have them do it for you with your phone. The reason you don’t rely on them to send this to you is that people sometimes fail to follow through.

Don’t ignore your pain

You may feel frightened of all the medical bills you could incur for your injuries. Ideally, you go to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic immediately after your accident. Most insurers cover these expenses such that they are nominal. If you feel the need to keep your medical bills as affordable as possible, see your primary doctor as soon as you can. It’s super-important for both your health, and to preserve the validity of your claim, that you get prompt medical attention.

Don’t skip any medical appointments

If you have a follow-up appointment with your doctor, or many physical therapy sessions, make sure you go to every single one. If you don’t, insurers can say you “failed to mitigate damages.” This means that you didn’t do everything you could have to prevent further injury and damage. And practically speaking, it means you likely won’t win as much compensation as you could have.

Don’t forget to talk to a slip and fall lawyer

The very worst that you can learn is that you don’t have a claim. However, you could learn you have quite a valuable legal claim if you choose to pursue one. You can even talk to a lawyer the moment before you sign a settlement offer. While you shouldn’t do that because that puts you in a highly disadvantageous position, you can do it if you find yourself in that situation.

Don’t wait to act

Texas’ statute of limitations is two years. That means you have two years from the date of your slip and fall to file your claim. This sounds like a long time. However, it’s easy to get sidetracked in life and suddenly find yourself with little time left to file your claim. So, you’re wise to act as soon after your claim as possible.


Texas law is not on your side.

In the State of Texas, legislative and judicial actions have significantly complicated the process for victims seeking compensation in slip and fall or premises liability cases.

Generally, it is crucial to prove that the responsible party was aware of or should have been aware of a hazardous condition. Additionally, they must have had a legal obligation to either warn about the condition or rectify it, and this duty depends on whether the injured party is classified as an Invitee or a Licensee while on the premises.

Mullen & Mullen Law Firm, located in Plano, has successfully represented numerous clients, securing millions in settlements for individuals who have suffered physical injuries at various locations such as office buildings, apartment complexes, restaurants, department stores, convenience stores, grocery stores, and retail outlets like Walmart.

Equipped with financial resources, extensive knowledge, skills, and experience, our Plano-based attorneys are well-prepared to build a strong case on your behalf. We will diligently establish the necessary facts to secure a settlement for your slip and fall injury.

Notably, our Senior Associate, Joseph Morrison, played a pivotal role as counsel of record in a premises liability case that earned recognition as one of the Top 5 Texas Premises Liability verdicts by VerdictSearch in a given year.

What Should You Do Immediately After A Slip And Fall Accident?

Do You Have A Premises Liability Or A Negligent Activity Claim?

The first thing to establish is if you have a premises liability or a negligent activity claim. This short video explains the difference between the two.

In the event of a slip and fall incident on someone’s property in Plano—whether it’s a local park, government facility, private or public business, or another individual’s residence—the governing body of law determines the specifics of how and where the accident occurred.

If your injury coincided with the negligent act or omission, you may have a negligent activity claim. This distinction is crucial because proving a breach of the duty of safety in a slip and fall case is generally less challenging in negligent activity claims compared to premises liability claims.

To establish your case, you need to demonstrate:

  • The defendant owed a general “duty” of care, measured by what a reasonably prudent ordinary person or business would do (or not do) under similar circumstances.
  • The defendant “breached” that duty.
  • The breach directly “caused” your accident, as determined by the “but for” test and the “foreseeability” test.
  • You suffered and sustained “damages” according to the legal definitions and delineations.

Illustration of a Negligent Activity Claim

Picture this: you’re browsing merchandise in a grocery store when an inattentive employee accidentally propels a chain of shopping carts, colliding with your back and causing you to fall. In this scenario, your injury coincides with the negligent act. To demonstrate a breach of the duty of care, you only need to establish that a reasonably prudent store employee would have exercised attention while maneuvering a long chain of shopping carts. Common sense, adherence to store training policies and procedures, and efforts to have the employee acknowledge their lapse in attention can be key elements in your argument.

Are Witnesses Crucial?

Undoubtedly. Witnesses play a pivotal role in Plano slip and fall cases, often serving as determinants of success or failure. It is essential to document information about all potential witnesses, as they can be instrumental in showing that the store was aware of—or should have identified—a hazardous condition.

Remember: Even if there were no witnesses to your slip and fall incident, you can still establish the necessary facts to support and prevail in your personal injury claim. In many instances, your own testimony alone can provide the essential evidence to substantiate your claim for damages.

Does The Presence Of Individuals Around Me At The Time Of My Fall Make A Difference?

It could. Consider a scenario where there is a puddle of water on the floor in a store, constituting a hazardous condition. If two employees were in close proximity to the puddle, it becomes more plausible to argue that they were aware of the water or should have discovered it (and taken steps to address the hazard). Reflect on your slip and fall incident. Were there any employees nearby when you fell? Did the incident occur in a prominent aisle or section of the store? Was there any indication of employee presence in the area just before your fall?

Case Example 1

Mullen & Mullen Law Firm represented a woman injured at Walmart who slipped and fell in a puddle of water that had leaked from the ceiling. Our lawyers contended that the location of her fall was within the line of sight of three employees, as supported by the evidence.

Case Example 2

Our Plano attorneys represented a man who slipped and fell at a Kroger grocery store due to water on the floor in one of the aisles. Mullen & Mullen Law Firm argued that the presence of a pallet with products to be stocked, situated close to the water, indicated that a store employee had been in the aisle before our client’s fall and should have identified the hazardous condition.

Does The Content Of Statements Made By The Employee(S) Matter?

It could.

For instance, if a store manager admits to instructing one or more employee(s) to address a spill before your fall, it clearly implies that the store, through its employee(s), possessed actual knowledge of the hazardous condition. Statements can sometimes establish constructive notice, indicating that the store should have discovered the dangerous condition.

Keep in mind: Constructive notice can be substantiated in various ways. For instance, if the puddle you slipped in had multiple “tracks” through it, you could argue that the puddle had been present long enough for numerous people to encounter it and should have been discovered.

Illustration: In a previous discussion, we mentioned a woman represented by our firm who was injured at Walmart when she slipped and fell in a puddle of water from a ceiling leak. Our slip and fall lawyers in Plano demonstrated that multiple employees had a view of the relevant aisle. Mullen & Mullen had to establish that the puddle of water existed long enough for store employees to have discovered it. Our attorneys argued that the size of the puddle (equivalent to a medium pizza) and the slow leak (dripping every 3-4 seconds) necessarily indicated that the puddle had accumulated over an extended period.

Who Could Be Held Responsible In A Slip And Fall Accident?

Numerous parties might bear responsibility for your injuries, and the potential liable parties can vary based on the type of establishment where the incident occurred. For instance:

  • Retail Store: Both the building owner and the occupier of the building could be potential parties, depending on the nature of the alleged hazardous condition.
  • Government Building: Potential parties may include the city, county, an agency, or the State of Texas. It’s crucial to note that governmental units and entities often impose strict requirements for filing a Notice of Claim within a specified time frame—sometimes as brief as 30 days. Failure to meet these notice requirements in your slip and fall claim could result in being barred from receiving damages.
  • Apartment Complex: The owner of the apartment complex and a property management company may both be potential parties.
  • Residence: Potential parties include the owner(s) of the home or tenants. It’s essential to bear in mind that most homeowners have insurance coverage to address such losses.

In summary, liability for your injuries could extend to the owner of the premises, the manager, and any possessor of the premises.


Typically, in Texas premises liability cases, the statute of limitations is set at 2 years from the date of the incident causing your injuries. It is imperative to resolve all claims or initiate legal proceedings (including serving all Defendants) before the expiration of this statutory period; otherwise, you forfeit the right to seek recovery.

However, when injuries occur on government property, an additional requirement comes into play—you must file a notice of claim with the relevant government or entities. Under the Texas Tort Claims Act, the notice period is 6 months, but certain local jurisdictions may impose even shorter deadlines, sometimes as brief as 30, 45, or 90 days. Swiftly reporting your injury and seeking legal assistance is crucial to maintaining the validity of your claim(s).

Here’s How Compensation Can Be Affected:

On private property in Texas, when you experience a slip and fall, insurance policy limits become more subjective and are often higher. In general, you can seek complete compensation for economic damages, such as income loss, medical bills, lost earning capacity, and property damage, with no predefined limit.

Additionally, on private property, there is the potential to recover damages for non-economic harm, such as emotional pain and suffering or lost companionship, though such claims are infrequent and harder to substantiate.

Similarly, punitive damages, which aim to penalize an institution or individual for grossly negligent behavior resulting in severe injury, are also rare in these cases.

Where Your Injury Occurs Significantly Influences Your Compensation.

In the event of a slip and fall on private property in Texas, the liability policy limits of the owner or possessor (or both) typically play a role in determining your maximum compensation. However, exceptions may arise if the owner or possessor is exceptionally profitable, rendering policy limits less critical. For instance, consider a scenario where you suffer catastrophic injuries due to a slippery substance on the ground.

If the incident transpired at a small mom-and-pop restaurant, you might need to carefully consider accepting a $500,000.00 policy limits offer, even if your actual damages exceed that amount. This cautious approach arises from the uncertainty of collecting a judgment surpassing that amount from such a small business. Conversely, if the injury occurred on Amazon’s property with $1,000,000.00 liability policy limits—yet your damages surpass that—you would undoubtedly reject their limits and pursue compensation for your entire economic damages (income loss, medical bills, loss of earning capacity) and non-economic damages (pain and suffering, mental anguish, impairment, etc.).

However, compensation limits come into play when dealing with governmental entities.

For claims against a unit of local government, the allowable compensation is as follows:

  • $100,000 per person
  • $300,000 per occurrence
  • $100,000 for property damage

Similarly, for claims against a state agency or municipality, the recoverable amounts are:

  • $250,000 per person
  • $500,000 per occurrence
  • $100,000 for property damage

Understanding Sovereign Immunity And Its Impact On Government Liability

In England, before the establishment of America, the king and government were immune from lawsuits under the doctrine of “sovereign immunity.” This historical precedent shapes the challenging landscape of suing government bodies in Texas. However, unlike the absolute protection in old England, a government entity in Texas does not enjoy sovereign immunity when carrying out functions solely benefiting its citizens.

Nevertheless, sovereign immunity is applicable when performing functions that benefit both citizens and non-citizens. This introduces complexity but not insurmountability when it comes to slip and fall incidents on government property. It’s crucial to promptly report your accident to the government entity and seek the guidance of a qualified attorney to safeguard your rights.

How Our Lawyers Can Assist You

Our attorneys have access to extensive databases to identify premises owners and/or managers swiftly. Leveraging this information, our legal team promptly dispatches spoliation of evidence letters to potential parties, instructing them to preserve all evidence pertinent to your slip and fall case. For instance, many stores have surveillance cameras that could have recorded your fall. Acting swiftly is paramount, as video footage is often retained for only a limited time, sometimes just days. Retaining legal counsel promptly ensures the preservation of critical evidence for your case.


Does Your Activity On The Property At The Time Of Your Accident Matter?

Absolutely. Your legal status on the property establishes the duties owed to you by potential responsible parties and determines whether comparative negligence could impact your ability to recover damages.

Who Qualifies As An Invitee In A Slip And Fall Case?

An invitee is essentially an “invited guest.” You are considered an invitee when you are on the premises or at a business by invitation. This invitation can be either direct (express) or implied, such as when you are expected to enter stores, restaurants, and other establishments open to the public for shopping, eating, or entertainment purposes.

For instance, if you go to Best Buy to purchase a television and slip and fall while in the store, resulting in an injury, you would be categorized as an “Invitee.” This is because you were on the premises under the implied invitation of the store to buy products. Best Buy is open to the public, and your presence is mutually beneficial—they want you to enter and make a purchase.

On the other hand, if you enter a gas station solely to use the restroom without intending to buy anything, you would not be classified as an invitee.

Typical invitee scenarios include a shopper in a store (as in the Best Buy example), patrons at a restaurant, a client visiting an office building, or a hotel guest.

What responsibilities are owed to an invitee?

The owner (or the party in control of the premises) is obligated to the Invitee not only to alert or rectify unreasonably dangerous conditions they are aware of, but also to reasonably inspect for and identify such conditions. Furthermore, they must provide a warning or address these conditions to ensure the Invitee’s safety. In the event of a slip and fall where the dangerous condition is open and obvious, you still have the right to pursue legal action. However, the owner or possessor can argue that a portion (up to 100%) of the slip and fall injuries resulted from your own negligence. The ultimate assignment of fault percentages, if the parties cannot reach a settlement, rests with the jury.

Keep in mind: If a dangerous condition is open and obvious, it can impact your ability to recover damages. For instance, if you slipped and fell in a puddle of water that was clearly marked off by three bright orange cones, the likelihood of recovering damages is diminished. On the other hand, if no cones were present, and you slipped due to a yellow substance on a white floor, jurors might determine that while the store should have identified the dangerous condition, you also should have noticed it, leading to a potential 50/50 apportionment of fault among the parties.

Who Qualifies As A Licensee In A Premises Liability Case?

A licensee is someone who is present on property not open to the general public but has either been expressly or impliedly permitted by the property owner to enter, typically for a non-commercial purpose. Examples include being on-site at work, requiring a ticket for entry to a sports arena or stadium to watch a game, and attending a private party or social gathering.

What obligations are owed to a licensee?

The owner (or whoever controls the premises) is obligated to warn you about or remedy unreasonably dangerous conditions they are aware of but is not required to actively inspect for such conditions. If you are found to be comparatively negligent as a licensee, the likelihood of recovering damages is low. Understanding your status is crucial.

Who Qualifies As A Trespasser?

You are considered a trespasser if you lack any legal right to be on the premises or are present without any form of permission—express or implied.

What obligations are owed to a trespasser?

Essentially, none exist, with the practical exception being the concept of an attractive nuisance. For instance, if a child is drawn to a neighbor’s water slide and the neighbor fails to secure access to it, there may be a duty of care in that specific situation.


Establishing that the responsible store or establishment had actual knowledge of a dangerous condition in a Plano slip and fall claim can be challenging, but it is not insurmountable. Here are situations where actual knowledge could be alleged:

Employee Statements:

If an employee admits they knew about the dangerous condition before your fall.
Store or Employee Creation of the Dangerous Condition:

Actual knowledge is presumed if the store or one or more employees created the dangerous condition. For instance, if a McDonald’s employee mopped the customer restroom without placing a yellow warning sign and you slipped and fell, actual knowledge could be presumed. Demonstrating that the floor was recently mopped would be crucial, and this could be suggested if the entire floor was uniformly wet.

Circumstantial Evidence:

Actual knowledge might be demonstrated by evidence that an employee attempted to clean up a spill but did so negligently. For example, if witness statements indicate that paper towels were left on the floor near the spill, it could be argued that an employee attempted to clean the spill but failed to eliminate all of it before your fall.

Video Footage:

Many businesses and retail establishments have surveillance camera systems. Legal representatives can request video footage of the slip and fall incident, if available, and analyze it to determine if any store employee(s) walked by the spill, for instance.

If you are an invitee, you don’t necessarily have to prove the store or business had actual knowledge of a dangerous condition to recover damages. It’s sufficient to demonstrate that the store or business should have known about the hazardous condition and failed to warn you or make it safe.


Proximity To The Spill

Did a store employee or representative of the at-fault party occupy a position near the location of your fall just before the incident? If so, you can contend that the employee or representative should have detected the hazardous condition. For instance, if a grocery store employee was stocking items in the same aisle where your fall occurred. Additionally, if employees were positioned close to your fall location or had a clear view of it before the incident, it becomes more plausible to argue that the spill should have been addressed or that they should have warned you by placing a cautionary cone near the spill.

Keep in mind: Retail employees typically have a responsibility to monitor their surroundings for potential hazards. Many establishments have established policies and procedures for dealing with spills. For instance, employees who discover a dangerous condition may be instructed to “guard” it until they can alert a colleague for assistance. Some establishments may direct employees to place store products or merchandise around the spill to ensure customers are aware of it until it can be addressed.

Conspicuousness Of The Spill

Consider the size of the spill. It is evidently more reasonable to assert that a store employee should have noticed a large pizza-sized puddle of water compared to a single drop on the floor. What was the color of the liquid on the floor? It is evidently more reasonable to argue that a store employee should have detected a red-tinted liquid as opposed to a small amount of clear liquid on a white tile floor.

Passage Of Time

The progression of time can serve as evidence for establishing constructive knowledge of a hazardous condition.


  • If a 2-foot-long trail of water from a leaking freezer leads to a basketball-sized puddle, it could imply that the water had been on the floor for an extended period.
  • If you slipped and fell on ice cream that had congealed before your accident.
  • If you tripped and fell in a deep pothole in the parking lot, as potholes do not form instantaneously.

How Can Our Attorneys Assist?

Demonstrating constructive notice can be intricate and requires a thorough examination of the specific facts and circumstances of your case. In Plano, Mullen & Mullen has extensive experience in scrutinizing case details to establish the necessary notice. Our law firm employs two full-time accident investigators to assist in gathering the evidence essential for effectively building your case.

Does The Purpose Of Your Presence On The Premises Impact The Responsibilities Owed To You?

Indeed. Your classification as an Invitee, Licensee, or Trespasser determines the obligations owed to you by the responsible party or parties.

Keep in mind: If you are an Invitee (for instance, when shopping at a grocery store or dining at a restaurant to buy a meal), the responsible party owes you the duty to warn of known dangerous conditions and/or make such conditions safe. Additionally, there is a duty to discover dangerous conditions on the premises and alert you to or rectify those conditions. If you are a Licensee (e.g., a social guest at someone else’s home), the responsible party only has a duty to warn you of known dangerous conditions and/or make them safe.

Remember: The specific duties to make safe and/or warn will vary from case to case. For instance, in a slip and fall accident involving water on the floor, the duty to warn might involve placing an orange cone or yellow “wet floor” sign near the spill. The duty to make safe would logically involve having an employee clean up the spill. In the case of a pothole as a dangerous condition, the duty to warn could include placing a sign near the pothole to alert customers to its presence, while the duty to make safe would, of course, entail repairing the pothole to ensure a uniform parking surface.


If You Don’t Have Health Insurance, Or Money To Pay Your Deductible, Can You Still Get Medical Treatment Or Therapy?

Yes. Our lawyers understand millions of Americans still lack health insurance. Mullen & Mullen also realizes the high cost of medical services and outrageous deductibles could limit your ability to get the medical care you need and deserve. Our law firm has relationships with a variety of medical professionals who specialize in treating accident injury victims.

Will You Be Required To Pay For These Services At The Time They Are Performed Or Rendered?

No. The medical professionals and organizations our lawyers have relationships with will not bill you for services until the conclusion of your premises liability claim.

What Are Common Injuries People Sustain In Slip And Fall Accidents?

The following injuries are fairly common in claims where clients have been injured at a work site, office building, apartment complex, department store, grocery store, convenience store, restaurant, or other retail establishment:

  1. Herniated discs
  2. Disc extrusions
  3. Spinal injury requiring a fusion or discectomy;
  4. Torn meniscus of the knee;
  5. Torn rotator cuff;
  6. Concussion;
  7. Sprain/Strain of the spine;
  8. Fractured or broken bones.

Of course, people can get injured in countless ways and sustain various injuries from falls. The above list is not exhaustive.

How can our lawyers help?

Mullen & Mullen in Plano will establish the mechanism of your injury. How you fell and/or landed and/or the positioning of your body can impact your claim value.


Can You Receive An Advance On A Case In Exchange For An Interest In Potential Settlement Proceeds?

Certainly. However, most legal funding companies are more cautious about advancing money on premises liability and negligent activity cases compared to motor vehicle collision cases.

How Our Lawyers Can Assist:

Most legal funding companies require you to have an attorney before advancing money. Mullen & Mullen has cultivated relationships with legal funding companies that trust our ability to evaluate premises liability and negligent activity cases, ensuring you receive immediate financial assistance.


The amount of compensation depends on several factors:

Present And Future Medical Bills:

If the defendant is responsible for your injuries, you’ll be compensated for reasonable present and future medical bills related to your injury. For instance, if you have soft tissue injuries, clinic records may indicate the need for future maintenance visits. In cases of catastrophic injuries, a certified life care planner may be engaged to establish future medical costs.

Lost Earning Capacity:

For instance, if a painter sustains severe shoulder injuries in a fall preventing him from continuing his painting career, and he has to take a desk job with a $30,000.00 annual pay cut for the next 10 years (his planned painting career duration), his loss of earning capacity would be $300,000.00 (discounted to net present value).

Lost Wages:

Compensation for the time you actually missed at work due to your injuries, for which you were not paid.

Pain And Suffering:

Determining the amount for pain and suffering is the most uncertain aspect of compensation. It resides in an ambiguous territory and is subject to interpretation.

Certain jurors may use economic damages as a starting point when evaluating non-economic damages like pain and suffering, mental anguish, and physical impairment.

For instance, if your slip-and-fall results in a lifelong limp, you might be awarded compensation at a multiplier of 5 times the value of your medical bills. However, if your recovery is expected in a month, the multiplier might only be 1 times the value of your medical costs or even less.

The assessment of these numbers is often debated among attorneys and insurance adjusters, making them challenging to predict. Consider these examples as illustrations rather than rigid rules.

While articles and damages calculators can provide a rough estimate of potential pain and suffering compensation, it’s essential to note that, at Mullen & Mullen, we do not believe an arbitrary amount of medical bills should determine the value of your case, especially in the presence of catastrophic injuries. As evidenced by a recent pre-suit settlement of 2.6 million dollars (utilizing all remaining available policy limits) where the recoverable medical bills were only slightly above six figures, we prioritize the severity of injuries over a specific threshold of medical costs.

Loss Of Consortium (Impact On Family Relationships)

Illustrating this is a case involving a man who fell from inadequately constructed scaffolding, resulting in numerous fractured and broken bones, as well as impotence. He received financial damages for the loss of his ability to have a sexual relationship with his wife.

While loss of consortium typically doesn’t lead to substantial awards, exceptional cases like the one mentioned can occur.

The Role Of Your Attorney’s Skill

From a legal standpoint, no specific law accounts for the impact of your attorney’s skill on the final compensation amount.

In reality, some attorneys demonstrate superior skills compared to others. Therefore, it’s crucial to select an attorney (remember, you’re in charge and choose who to hire!) whom you trust completely to prioritize your best interests. You are under no obligation to hire the first attorney you consult with, irrespective of any pressure you may feel. Reputable injury attorneys refrain from pressuring you into an immediate decision.

Did The Incident Occur On Privately Owned Commercial Property Accessible To The Public?

Let’s begin with a common scenario: you are lawfully present on someone else’s private property, often a large retail establishment. Fortunately, there is currently no cap on damages in this situation. Texas only imposes caps on damages in medical malpractice cases to control insurance premiums for doctors and, consequently, medical expenses. However, in cases where insurance policy limits are offered, an assessment of the at-fault party’s profitability becomes necessary.

Slip-And-Fall At The Workplace

Work-related accidents can be perplexing because Texas does not mandate employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you experience a slip-and-fall at work, you might be eligible to file a standard personal injury claim against your employer if they are a “non-subscriber,” and there is no damages cap, as you’ve come to understand. Alternatively, you could pursue a personal injury claim against a third party responsible for your fall rather than your employer.

However, if your injury falls under “workers’ comp” (your employer is accountable for your injuries and is a “subscriber”), the Texas Department of Insurance computes a “State Average Weekly Wage” for your specific type of work. This figure amounts to 88% of the average weekly wage in covered employment.

Depending on the severity of your injury, you may be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Temporary Income Benefits, equivalent to 100% of the SAWW
  • Impairment Income Benefits, amounting to 70% of the SAWW
  • Supplemental Income Benefits, totaling 70% of the SAWW
  • Lifetime Income Benefits, equal to 100% of the SAWW for the initial year of receiving these benefits
  • Death Benefits, comprising 100% of the SAWW

In simpler terms, it’s essential to understand that Workers’ Compensation in Texas is a complex system that may not always serve the best interests of employees like yourself.

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Similar to other aspects of life, there’s the perception of how things work and the reality of their functioning. Rather than discovering later in the process that slip and fall claims operate differently than assumed, it’s beneficial to be informed beforehand.

It Was Just A Small Fall. You Feel Fine.

While immediate emergency room visits may not be necessary, reporting the incident to your doctor and undergoing a checkup is crucial. Adrenaline can mask injuries, and some, like traumatic brain injuries, may not manifest immediately.

You Shouldn’t File A Claim. Only Greedy, Selfish People Seek Money.

Contrary to media portrayals, most slip and fall victims seek fair compensation to maintain their quality of life. Pursuing a legal claim is a legitimate and reasonable course of action.

If You Fall And Get Hurt On Someone Else’s Property, You’re Automatically Entitled To Money.

Entitlement to compensation hinges on proving the property owner knew or should have known of a dangerous condition and failed to address it. Texas law adds complexity to the process.

The Faster You Settle, The Better.

Swift settlements are often attempts to minimize payouts. Waiting and involving a slip and fall lawyer can lead to a more favorable outcome, especially when the full extent of injuries and damages is unknown.

You Won’t Win That Much, So There’s No Point In Filing A Complex Legal Claim.

Potential compensation depends on various factors, including medical costs, lost wages, pain, suffering, and more. Consulting with a lawyer ensures you don’t miss out on rightful compensation.

Slips And Falls Are Frequently Fraudulent.

While fraud occurs occasionally, the majority of slip and fall claims involve honest individuals seeking fair compensation for their injuries. Legitimate claims are prioritized.

Shiny Floors Are More Slippery Than Less Shiny Floors.

The appearance of a floor doesn’t solely determine its slipperiness; maintenance and care play crucial roles.

The Greater The Slip Resistance, The Safer The Floor.

While slip-resistant flooring is generally safer, excessive tackiness can contribute to slip and fall incidents.

You Don’t Need To Retain A Lawyer If The Insurance Company Offers To Pay.

Insurance offers are often lower than what a lawyer could secure. Consulting with a slip and fall lawyer ensures you understand the full scope of costs related to your injury.

You Automatically Lose If A Warning Sign Was Present.

While warning signs pose challenges, they don’t guarantee a loss. Placement and visibility of signs can influence the outcome, and Texas law allows pursuing a case if negligence in displaying warnings is evident.

You May Have To Go To Court Several Times.

Hiring experienced slip and fall lawyers can often result in settlements during the negotiation process, reducing the likelihood of court appearances.

You Can Only Seek Compensation For Physical Injuries.

Compensation can extend to pain and suffering, mental anguish, and emotional distress in addition to physical injuries.


In the aftermath of a premises liability injury, adhering to the right actions and avoiding certain mistakes is crucial. Missteps can lead to financial loss or even jeopardize your entire claim, as insurers scrutinize every detail to minimize payouts. Texas follows the “comparative negligence” rule, where your percentage of fault can reduce compensation. Knowing the do’s and don’ts helps minimize the risk of compensation reduction or loss.

Do Get Medical Attention Immediately.

Timely medical care is crucial, as delays may impact your recovery amount. Insurance companies often argue that delayed treatment indicates no serious injury.

Do Not Miss Medical Appointments Or Fail To Follow Your Doctor’s Orders.

Consistent medical follow-up is essential. Failure to comply may lead to claims that you didn’t mitigate damages or weren’t seriously injured.

Do Report Your Slip And Fall To The Property Owner Within 24 Hours.

Fill out a report on-site if possible or ensure a prompt report if you seek emergency care. Quick reporting enhances the credibility of your claim.

Do Get A Copy Of Your Report.

Obtain a written copy of your report to safeguard against potential loss or refusal to provide a copy by the at-fault party.

Hire An Attorney As Quickly As Possible.

Swift legal representation prevents the at-fault party from conveniently “losing” evidence. Acting promptly allows your counsel to demand preservation of all relevant evidence.

Do Take Lots Of Photos.

Capture numerous images and videos of the accident scene, ensuring close-ups and wide-angle views. Document where you fell and any contributing factors.

Do Not Forget To Get Witness Contact Information.

Witnesses play a crucial role. Collect names, addresses, and phone numbers, ensuring their information is sent to you on-site.

Do Contact A Lawyer.

Legal representation is vital for maximizing compensation and avoiding potential claim losses. Consult a lawyer before providing any recorded statement to an insurance company.

Do Not Give The Insurer A Recorded Statement.

Avoid conversations with insurers, as they may use your statements against you. You are not obligated to speak with them, despite any pressure.

Do Try To Figure Out What Caused Your Slip And Fall.

Identify the cause to strengthen your claim. Knowing specifics, such as why the floor was slippery, enhances the validity of your case.

Do Not Sign Any Insurance Company Papers Without Talking To A Lawyer First.

Consulting a lawyer before signing ensures you receive a fair deal and don’t forfeit future formal pursuit of your case.

Do Try To Determine How Long The Dangerous Condition Existed.

Recognize the time frame allowed for property owners to address dangerous conditions, impacting your ability to recover compensation.

Do Take Detailed Notes.

Record a detailed account of your slip-and-fall promptly after the accident, independent of any reports submitted to store owners.

Do Not Wait To Receive Medical Care.

Delays in medical attention may jeopardize your claim and provide insurers with grounds to contest the severity of your injuries.

Do Not Miss Medical Appointments Or Ignore Doctor’s Orders.

Non-compliance with medical recommendations may result in claims that you failed to mitigate damages or were not genuinely injured.

Do Not Neglect Reporting Your Slip And Fall Promptly.

Failing to report the incident quickly may impact the credibility of your claim. Report on-site or ensure a prompt report if seeking emergency care.

Do Not Neglect Obtaining A Copy Of Your Report.

Secure a written copy to prevent potential loss or refusal of access by the at-fault party.

Do Not Delay In Hiring An Attorney.

Swift legal representation is essential to prevent evidence loss by the at-fault party. Quick action allows your counsel to demand the preservation of relevant evidence.

Do Not Underestimate The Importance Of Taking Photos.

Thoroughly document the accident scene with images and videos, capturing various angles and contributing factors.

Do Not Overlook Collecting Witness Contact Information.

Gather names, addresses, and phone numbers of witnesses promptly, ensuring their information is sent to you on-site.

Do Not Forego Seeking Legal Counsel.

Legal representation is crucial for maximizing compensation and safeguarding against potential claim losses. Consult a lawyer before providing recorded statements to insurers.

Do Not Provide Insurers With A Recorded Statement.

Refrain from conversations with insurers to avoid potential misuse of your statements against you.

Do Not Overlook Identifying The Cause Of Your Slip And Fall.

Understanding the specific cause strengthens the validity of your claim, especially when clarifying why the floor was slippery.

Do Not Sign Insurance Company Papers Without Consulting A Lawyer.

Seeking legal advice before signing ensures a fair deal and avoids forfeiting future formal pursuit of your case.

Do Not Overlook Determining How Long The Dangerous Condition Existed.

Recognizing the allowed time frame for property owners to address dangerous conditions is crucial for evaluating your compensation eligibility.

Do Not Underestimate The Importance Of Detailed Notes.

Record a comprehensive account of your slip-and-fall, creating an independent record beyond any reports submitted to store owners.


Call (972) 947-3370 to talk to a Plano premises liability attorney right now. We won’t put any pressure on you to hire us on the spot. Simply learn how we’ll approach your case and get some excellent free advice. Make your decision only when you feel 100% ready. Do remember though, that the Texas statute of limitations gives you just 2 years from the date of your accident to file a claim.

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