Texas Premises Defect Defense Lawyers
Premises defect claims are have been a part of Texas jurisprudence for over 100 years. At Brock Person Guerra Reyna, P.C., our tort litigation attorneys have been defending our clients in these types of cases since our inception. We routinely represent store owners, small businesses, building owners, general contractors, and roadway construction companies in litigation involving premises defects.
The firm's tort litigation attorneys have proven results throughout central and south Texas where our clients have been accused of creating a premises defect condition. In this type of litigation, it is always imperative to affirmatively establish the policies and procedures that were in place in an effort to avoid the purported premises defect.
Examples of some of the most significant premises defect cases handled include trials where
- We represented McDonald's Restaurants in a premises liability case where a store manager was convicted of raping a store employee who was a minor. The plaintiff sued for $25,000,000. The pre-trial offer was $100,000. The jury returned a $0 verdict in favor of the defense.
- We represented a hotel chain in south Texas that was sued because they failed to provide a security guard despite representing to the public that they would. A hotel guest was murdered and the plaintiff sued for $2,000,000. The pre-trial offer was $30,000. The jury returned a $0 verdict in favor of the defense (assessing 100% negligence on the victim).
- We represented an apartment complex in south Texas where a claim was made of inadequate security after an attempted rape of a tenant. The plaintiff sued for $1,500,000. The pre-trial offer was $50,000. The jury returned a $0 verdict in favor of the defense (assessing 100% negligence on the victim).