Many people view grocery shopping as a chore and often don’t think much about it other than getting in and out of there as quickly as possible. One of the things that shoppers very rarely think about is in regards to the different dangers that lie in the grocery store and how easy it is for someone to get hurt there. When supermarket staff is negligent and doesn’t clean up a spill or remove another hazard quickly enough, a shopper can become seriously injured. Many serious injuries result in significant medical bills, lost wages, and other burdens. Therefore, if an individual is injured in a supermarket, they may want to take legal action.
There are a few important things to be aware of when it comes to getting injured in a grocery store. First, as soon as the accident happens, it is a good idea to get pictures of the conditions that caused the accident. Of course, this isn’t always possible. It is also smart to get names and contact information of anyone who saw the accident happen. Before leaving the grocery store, the injured party should notify store management of the accident. This way, it will not come as a total surprise if legal action is taken.
If you have been injured in a supermarket accident, contact our experienced attorneys today.
Timian & Fawcett, LLC is proud to serve clients throughout Maryland and Washington D.C. when they need strong legal representation after being injured in an accident. If you are the victim of someone else’s negligence, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.