Personal injury lawyers get paid on a "contingency fee" basis: They collect a percentage of whatever compensation they recover on a client's behalf. At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we think the client who was injured should be the one who benefits the most from a winning claim. While most injury attorneys charge a 33%, 40%, or even a 45% contingency fee, we only charge a 25% contingency on injury cases that close out of court. In addition, in order to keep things fair and keep our clients happy, we offer a free initial consultation, free case evaluation, and no attorney's fees unless your case is won.
Texas Premises Liability
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Property owners and businesses have an obligation to provide a safe environment for their visitors. When they fail to uphold their safety responsibilities, and a person is injured on the premises, then the property owner or business may be held liable for the visitor’s injuries.
At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we have been protecting the rights of our clients since 1998. Our El Paso personal injury lawyer has extensive knowledge of the Texas premises liability law and can help you navigate through the complexities of your case.
You don't pay anything unless you win! We only charge a 25% contingency fee when settled prior to lawsuit filing in order to help you keep more of the money you win in your settlement. Schedule your FREE consultation today. Contact us online or call (915) 308-8850.
Proving Negligence in a Premises Liability Case
According to Texas law, there are three types of people who may recover compensation in premises liability suits: invitees, licensees, and trespassers. An invitee (customers/business patrons/owner’s employees) is an individual who enters the premises with the expressed or implied invitation or permission of the owner. An owner has the highest level of duty towards an invitee, requiring reasonable care to make sure all hazards are fixed and all operations are executed in a safe manner.
A licensee (social guest/salesman) is an individual who enters the property with the expressed permission or consent of the owner for his or her own benefit. The property owner is responsible for warning the licensee about potential hazards present within the premises in a reasonable manner. However, the owner is not obligated to fix or inspect known dangers.
A trespasser is a person who enters the premises without expressed or implied permission from the owner. Property owners are not obligated to warn trespassers of dangers on the premises, unless the victim is a child or if the property is “booby trapped” with the intent to injure possible trespassers.
Common examples of premises liability accidents include the following:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dog bites
- Swimming pool accidents
- Negligent security
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Elevator and escalator accidents
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If you were injured on the property of a negligent owner in El Paso, TX, Attorney Ortiz can recover the compensation and pursue the justice you deserve. Our legal team can investigate your accident and collect critical evidence to build an effective and personalized legal strategy for you. And we do it all for fair contingency fee agreements that do not seek to give us more than you collect.
Call (915) 308-8850 to ask our El Paso personal injury lawyer about how he offers some of the lowest contingency fee agreements in all of Texas. Contact our firm and request a consultation today.
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"Mr. Ortiz handled my case in the quickest possible time. Mr. Ortiz is very understanding and a great person to speak with. I am completely satisfied with the outcome of my claim."G. Gardea
"I want to thank my attorney Mr. Ruben Ortiz For His Excellent work in handling my DWI case. Mr. Ortiz went beyond giving a hundred percent in my case. Mr. Ortiz took my case in a heart beat re-assuring me that I was a accused of a Driving While Intoxicated"Former Client
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