The holiday season keeps many people busy both personally and professionally. During such a hectic season, a business might be caught off guard by an incident involving property damage or physical injury. Most emergencies occur as a result of operational malfunctions, human error, or natural disasters; some are preventable and some are not. In many…
Category: Personal Injury Defense
Slips and falls can sometimes be very damaging events that may affect victims both physically and financially. Not only that, but the business in which the fall occurred can also face financial repercussions. However, when these premises liability incidents are found to be fraudulent, sometimes the damage cannot be fixed.
A resident of a Houston Housing Authority apartment complex filed suit against Tarantino Properties Inc., which manages the property. In the suit, resident Angela Carter alleged that under the legal theory of premises liability, property management should have known about an improperly installed light fixture that subsequently fell and cut her wrist.