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Sneed|Mitchell Represents Client Injured In AMC Cinemas Woodlands - May 29, 2019

Litigation is ramping up in case against the theater company after our client suffered a trip and fall injury while attempting to get to his seat. Our client tripped over one of the electric recliners that was broken and unable to return to its default position. Evidence suggests that AMC was aware of hazard for an extended time but failed to provide adequate warning signs or similar to prevent injuries such as our clients.

How Sneed|Mitchell Proves Negligence Against A Movie Theater –

There are several elements which need to be shown in the court of law to prove your case;

  1. The movie theatre owed a duty to the injured party – Premises liability laws place the highest duty on property owners

  2. The movie theater breached its duty – can be shown by a failure to properly clean wet surfaces or fix broken lighting

  3. The beach was the cause of the accident – the injured party fell due to the wet surfaceThe accident resulted in injury to the victim

Most Popular Movie Theaters in the U.S.

  • AMC Theaters

  • Regal Entertainment

  • GroupCinemark

  • USACineplex Entertainment

  • LPMarcus Theatres Corp.

  • Harkins TheatresSouthern Theatres LLCB&B

  • TheatresNational Amusements, Inc.

  • Malco Theatres, Inc.

The biggest risk of liability that movie theaters face is slip and fall injuries. If you have ever been inside of a movie theater, you’ll know that moviegoers are among the most careless and messiest of all customers. Spilling food and soda just about in every available surface: the floors, stairs, aisles, and bathrooms. When spills occur, it is up to the movie theater to respond quickly and take care of the mess or put up signs to deter any accidents from occurring.

If the movie theater is aware that a spill has occurred and does not act to address the spill and make the area safe for all customers, then they have acted negligently. If the movie theater was unaware of the spill, it is up to you to prove that the movie theater should have reasonably known about the spill and taken action to clean the spill. If you were injured in a movie theater, contact Sneed|Mitchell today to receive the legal consultation you deserve, and the consultation that will stop at nothing to prove that you were wronged and deserve the compensation to make up for the damages incurred.

If someone you love was seriously hurt in an entertainment venue and you believe a personal injury lawsuit is possible, you know where to turn. The attorneys of Sneed|Mitchell have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 800-6676 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.

Note: Our hearts go out to victims of the accidents described on this blog, and we hope that future accidents, injuries, and deaths can be prevented.

Disclaimer: Sneed|Mitchell hopes that by showing how often catastrophic accidents occur, we can begin a conversation about how to reduce or prevent them. We sincerely hope that the articles on our blog arm readers with the information needed to avoid being involved in such accidents. Content on this blog should not be construed as legal advice.