Businesses Are Responsible for Your Safety

Premises liability law covers a wide range of accidents and injuries that can occur in a store, restaurant, office building, parking lot, home, or other private property. These accidents can result from various causes, including slippery floors, broken staircases, poorly maintained walkways, inadequate lighting, insufficient security, and more. The property owner if often legally responsible for any injuries or damages that result from the accident if they are found to be negligent.

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Common Premises Liability Injuries and Their Causes

Here are a few of the most common causes of premises liability injuries:

  • Slips on wet or slick floors
  • Trips on poorly installed floor mats
  • Falls due to debris in store aisles
  • Falls due to uneven pavement
  • Elevator or escalator accidents
  • Injuries due to falling products
  • Injuries due to inadequate lighting
  • Injuries caused by store, restaurant, or office staff
  • Injuries, robberies, assaults, or other incidents related to inadequate security
  • Parking lot automobile accidents
  • Parking lot pedestrian accidents
  • Swimming pool injuries
  • Amusement park injuries
  • And more

Our Record Speaks for Itself

The Roach Law Firm’s premises liability and slip and fall lawyers have won judgments and reached settlements totaling billions of dollars over the years, for clients just like you. They have participated in the following landmark cases:

  • $1.1 Million Walmart Slip and Fall Verdict
    In 2021, Nelson J. Roach won $1.1 million in a slip and fall case against retail giant Walmart, one of the largest verdicts in a personal injury case in Texarkana history.
  • $730 Million Truck Accident Verdict
    In 2021, Roach Law Firm Partner Nelson J. Roach won $730 million in a case arising from a Texas truck accident, the fourth-largest jury verdict in the United States and third-largest in Texas that year. The case was filed by the family of East Texas resident Toni Combest, a 73-year-old great-grandmother who was killed in a collision with an oversize-cargo truck hauling a propeller for a U.S. Navy nuclear submarine.
  • The State of Texas Tobacco Litigation
    In 1995, Roach Law Firm Partner Nelson J. Roach and his former law firm were among a group selected by the State of Texas to prosecute the state’s claims against the tobacco industry. Roach and his team members won $17 billion for the state, setting a record for the largest settlement of a single legal case in U.S. history.

No Fees Unless You Win

The Roach Law Firm operates on a contingency basis, meaning we are paid only if we win your case. We charge no upfront fees for filing your premises liability or slip and fall case, and we will not bill you for any expenses while it is pending.

Next Steps

If you or one of your loved ones have suffered a serious injury or death resulting from someone else’s negligence, call us at (903) 645-7333 or fill out the electronic form on this page. One of our premises liability or slip and fall lawyers will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Contact us today for a free consultation!