Premise Liability

Dangerous Parking Lot

The O’Hara Law Firm represents a client that was injured in a Kroger parking lot. The woman tripped and fell in a pothole because the property owner did not properly maintain the parking lot. One of the leading causes of injuries in parking lots are uneven surfaces and holes that create tripping hazards. Kroger is one of the largest supermarket ...

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Aldi Slip and Fall

Aldi is one of the leading discount supermarket stores in Texas and the United States. Aldi has over one hundred locations in Texas. Aldi’s stores have a smaller footprint because it relies heavily on store brands. Even though Aldi is a smaller grocery store than most standard grocery stores, many of the same slip and fall hazards may still exist ...

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Grocery Aisle

Tripping and slipping hazards are too common in grocery stores. Sprouts Farmers Market, ALDI, Food Town and other major grocery chains all contain products that easily turn into slipping hazards if not handled properly. Dish detergent, cooking oil, olive bars, milk and many other liquids all become slipping hazards if they are spilled on the floor. Grocery store employees need ...

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Slip and Fall

The O’Hara Law Firm represents a woman who slipped on olive oil left on the floor by a HEB employee. The woman visited the store in Houston, Texas near closing time. When the woman walked next to an empty olive bar, she slipped on oil and injured her knee. The customer underwent surgery to repair her torn meniscus. The woman ...

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Grocery Aisle

HEB is no stranger to lawsuits with over three hundred stores across Texas. However, despite hundreds of injury claims, if not more each year, HEB continues to execute unsafe practices in its stores. An O’Hara Law Firm client recently sued HEB for injuries she received when falling over an empty pallet in an aisle. The empty pallet never should have ...

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Car being soaped in wash

The O’Hara Law Firm resolved a case on behalf of a woman who fell at a car wash and was injured. The woman was a passenger in a car as her daughter approached the conveyor belt near the entrance of the car wash. The daughter, an inexperienced driver, had difficulty lining the wheel of the car up with the conveyor. ...

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Sign

The O’Hara Law Firm represents a woman who was injured at a Walmart store located in Houston, Texas. The woman was returning to her car when she fell in the parking lot. She tripped over bolts protruding out of the asphalt parking lot. The elderly woman injured her knees, back, neck and leg in the fall. The incident was reported ...

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Slip and Fall

After representing numerous clients injured at different stores, there are common patterns that emerge. Most people are familiar with slip and fall situations where a customer falls while stepping on a slippery surface. However, another common scenario is a customer tripping over an unexpected object on the floor. Often, the object is placed on the floor by an employee of ...

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Child drowning

On television and movies, when people are drowning, they wave their arms and call out for help. In real life, it often does not look like that. Usually a person that is drowning has decreased ability to breath, so it is hard for the person to call for help. When a child drowns, there is often no sign of struggle ...

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Attorney Patrick O’Hara recently resolved a case on behalf of a young woman who was injured when she fell off a bridge that was built in violation of the International Building Code a few miles south of Spring, Texas. The footbridge was designed and built without guardrails despite the fact that the top of the bridge was suspended over three ...

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