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Claiming for a Supermarket Injury

Like any other shopping store, supermarkets are also liable for duty of care inside the supermarket as well as in their parking areas. Claiming for a Supermarket Injury is legitimate for those who have incurred injury in the supermarket due to supermarket owner’s negligence. You can sue the supermarket owner if you trip over obstacles in the walkways or due to potholes in the car parking area of supermarket. Some of the potential injuries in the supermarket accident happen due to following incidents such as –

Slipping on a wet floor- this is one of the most popular cases that can cause severe injuries to the buyers. The cases of slips happen when the supermarket owner fails in putting warning signs before floors that are wet or broken. Buyers can incur whiplash and severe back injuries by slipping on the wet floors in the supermarket. There are several cases where the muscle of the victim gets displaced due to slips in supermarket.

Getting hurt by a falling advertising signboard- supermarkets are usually full of big banners and signboards attached to the ceiling. It is likely for the signboard to fall in case it is loosely fixed. It is likely for the victim to die instantly if the heavy signboard falls on the sensitive area of head. The family of the deceased can consult a wrongful death attorney for if the victim dies due to getting knocked by a falling advertisement board.

If you ever get involved in a supermarket accident then you must do following things while claiming for a Supermarket Injury -

Primarily, you must inform the supermarket manager about the accident and should also report the incident at the customer service desk. Supermarket officials will ask you to fill an accident report form. In case, the supermarket denies giving you the form, you must make sure that the case of accident is registered in their accident book.

You must get the names and contact details of the eye witnesses as soon as the accident happened. The eye witnesses can give statement in your favour at the time when you will sue the supermarket owner in the county court of law.

Try to take photograph of the offended supermarket area such as spillage on supermarket floor, loosely affixed signboard and broken flooring. Photographic evidence can make the supermarket injury claim favourable for the victims.

You must get professional guidance from a personal injury solicitor working on a no win no-fee basis so as to get cent percent reimbursement in the personal injury compensation claim case.

Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough