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Premises Liability Defense

As a diversified firm with broad litigation experience, CMW's premises liability defense team provides cost-effective representation for property owners, operators and tenants who have been sued by those who claim injury from alleged defects on their premises or negligent or intentional acts committed on their premises, such as:
 
  • Dram shop and liquor liability
  • Elevator, escalator and moving sidewalks
  • Falling merchandise
  • Food-borne illness and contamination
  • Physical and sexual assaults
  • Premises security and criminal activity
  • Slip, trip and fall accidents
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Wrongful detention, false imprisonment and illegal arrests

We regularly handle cases throughout Texas. Our experienced personal injury defense lawyers are fully prepared to take cases to trial when necessary and have also successfully settled cases involving many types of premises, including:
 
  • Adult & family entertainment establishments
  • Apartment buildings and private residences
  • Construction sites
  • Convenience and grocery stores and gas stations
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels and motels
  • Shopping centers and stand-alone retail stores
  • Parking garages
  • Restaurants, bars and fast food establishments
  • Retailers, office buildings and shopping malls
  • Stadiums and arenas

A significant portion of our legal practice is devoted to insurance defense work, so we are accustomed to protecting clients' interests while working within an insurance carrier's guidelines and expectations. We also provide direct representation to retailers, property owners, tenants, lessees and property management companies and are familiar with their business needs.

The issue of premises owners' liability for injuries occurring on their property is one that requires careful investigation and legal analysis. We endeavor to provide our clients with an early case assessment of their exposure to liability so they can decide the most successful approach to proceed, whether settlement or litigation. We also understand the variety of business interests at stake when it comes to developing a litigation plan. We make sure our client's interests are our first priority.