Dallas Porch Collapse Lawyers
If you’ve been injured in a porch collapse in Dallas, contact The Benton Law Firm for help immediately. According to an independent study conducted by a building services company using data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, nearly 200,000 people were injured in porch collapse incidents in five years. These incidents can cause trauma, injuries, and even death. When a porch collapses, it usually means that the property owner was negligent in the structure’s design, construction, or maintenance. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries from a porch collapse, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, time off work, and other damages. At The Benton Law Firm, we can help you bring a claim to get the relief you need to get your life back on track. Contact us today at (214) 777-7777 to schedule a free, confidential consultation with an experienced Dallas porch collapse lawyer.
Why You Need a Porch Collapse Lawyer
A porch collapse can be a complicated legal claim. After a porch collapse accident, you are likely focused on recovering from your injuries and dealing with medical bills and daily expenses. This type of accident claim can take several different directions. If the porch was defective or constructed improperly, you must seek relief from the manufacturer of the prefabricated materials, engineers, or builders. If the porch was on someone else’s property. You would more likely bring a premises liability claim to hold the property owner liable for your injuries. They may blame other parties, creating a complicated web of liability. Having an experienced porch collapse attorney on your side will eliminate all the guesswork about the kind of claim you should bring. Let us handle the legal details so that you can focus on your recovery.
Insurance companies are an even more important reason to use a lawyer. Insurance companies often take advantage of injured victims by offering quick settlements. While you may be tempted to take an early settlement to pay the bills that are starting to pile up, that money can run out fast because these early offers are usually far too small. An experienced porch collapse attorney can ensure you get the money you need to cover your expenses now and in the future. Do not let the insurance companies lowball you. At The Benton Law Firm, we have lots of experience negotiating and dealing with these big businesses, and we will make sure that your individual needs are completely represented before we agree on a settlement or decide to pursue a lawsuit.
Why Choose The Benton Law Firm?
The Benton Law Firm is a Texas firm with Texas values. We treat all clients with respect and apply the highest levels of integrity to our practice of the law. We have spent decades perfecting the way we practice law and won millions for our clients as a result. Our vast experience and proven track record show that you can trust our legal advice and the decisions we suggest regarding how to proceed with your claim.
As a firm, we have been recognized with top honors from the Avvo legal directory system. We are also members of the elite Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums. Our lawyers are the best in the business. Our dedicated staff members complete our full-service team. We are fully committed to helping injured victims get the justice they deserve. Just one call to us will demonstrate our dedication to our clients. Your first call is always free, so there is no risk.
Cases Our Porch Collapse Lawyers Handle
In a mild climate state like Texas, balconies and porches can offer a great way to spend time outdoors. We use porches at our residences and at bars, restaurants, and other gathering places that feature outdoor areas for customers’ enjoyment. Whether you are visiting a friend’s residence or dining out at a restaurant, you should be able to trust that the porch is safe.
Manufacturers, builders, and installers of porches must create safe products for your use and enjoyment. Business owners, landlords, and managers of residential housing units are responsible for regularly inspecting their balconies and making repairs as necessary for residents’ and customers’ safety. When these systems fail, porches collapse, and devastating injuries occur.
Common causes of porch collapses include:
- Rotten or Damaged Building Materials: Rotten wood or other disintegrating materials that make up the porch are often responsible for collapses. Builders must use strong materials that can be subject to weather conditions, and property owners need to select the best materials and inspect porches regularly for wear and tear.
- Structural Damage: Storms, weight, and other factors can cause damage to porches and railings that can fail. Property owners must conduct regular inspections of their property to keep you safe.
- Defects: Improper design or manufacturing defects in the materials used for the porch are examples of defects that can cause accidents. If a porch has collapsed due to a defect. You need an attorney to help you investigate and gather evidence about the incident to recover the maximum compensation for your injuries and other damages.
- Poor Craftsmanship: How a porch is assembled can profoundly affect its lifespan. If a collapse is due to poor craftsmanship, you may be able to hold the porch designer or contruction company liable.
When involved in a porch collapse, the results can be devastating, even deadly. At The Benton Law Firm, we ensure that the parties responsible for your injuries will be held accountable. We will fight aggressively so that you get the justice you deserve. Your first consultation is always free, and you don’t pay us anything unless we win your case.
Call The Porch Collapse Lawyers of The Benton Law Firm Today
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries from a porch collapse, you should be compensated for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages associated with your recovery. At The Benton Law Firm, we have a knowledgeable legal team of porch accident lawyers who can help. Call us at (214) 777-7777 or complete an online contact form to schedule your free consultation with one of our Dallas premises liability attorneys today.