Premise Liability

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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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Slips, trips and falls cause 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicle as the cause of fatalities. Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury. Over one million Americans trip, slip or fall each year. Parking lots are a common location for falls...

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Tripping stick figure

Slips, trips and falls cause 15% of all accidental deaths. They are second to only motor vehicle collisions as a cause of fatalities. Every day people injure themselves by tripping and falling in retail stores. These injured people often wonder if the retailer is legally responsible for the injuries that occur as a result of the fall. In order to ...

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