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Common Supermarket Accidents

Accidents can happen in the famous British supermarket stores of Asda, Tesco, and Morrisons causing personal injury exposing shoppers to great risks of injuries.

Everyday we go to the supermarket for picking up the grocery items of daily usage like milk, cornflakes, vegetables and soaps. But it can be a disastrous experience when we get hurt in the supermarket by tripping on the wet floor or toppling over a carpet. Common Supermarket accidents also happen when one gets struck against a display cabinet. Injuries can be sustained on the head and also there can be fractures in the arms and the wrists. A visitor can also get internal injuries if the fall is quite severe on a damp floor.

It is quite important to visit a supermarket solicitor once one suffers from an accident to confirm whether it is liable for compensation. There are many instances in the supermarket accidents when the mall visitors were not properly warned against tripping on the wet floors with “wet floor’ signages. The victims in such situations can suffer profound cuts on the fore head requiring stitches apart from injuries on the arms and wrists. Supermarket claims can also be fought against the supermarket insurers for the liability disputes because they the supermarket authorities are liable for accidents in such cases. A victim can also obtain evidence from the medical specialist for the graveness of the injuries caused. Personal injury lawyers who have considerable experience in the supermarket claims can help a victim negotiate with the insurers for the right compensation amount. There can be many reasons behind the occurrence of common supermarket accidents like the following:

  • Accidents occurring due to tripping on the cleaning fluid like the scattered soap lather.
  • Accidents happening due to slipping on the puddle of water on the floor of the supermarket.
  • A fall on the aisle of the floor of a supermarket store.

People can claim compensation for supermarket accident cases like tripping on the wet floor, a slip on the water puddle and on a capsized non-trip mat.
Supermarket accidents in UK are quite common and they occur due to reasons like slipping on the condensed grapes that are not picked up from the floor and wet floors caused by permeable milk bottles. Every year scores of people in UK file up compensation claims for slips and falls on wet floors of the supermarkets in Morrison's, Iceland, Somerfield, Tesco, Lidl and Sainsbury's. The personal injury lawyers in UK help win compensation in these cases quite free of cost without any fees, catches and any middlemen deductions. Whether a person wins or loses such a case, no penny will have to be paid. One can easily make an online enquiry by visiting a website or calling up a toll free number. It is very necessary to select the extensively experienced supermarket claim solicitors to receive an adequate compensation in these cases. It is also essential to select experienced lawyers possessing sufficient resources as the cases are to be fought against the powerful supermarket owners. The major point of dispute in the personal injury cases involving supermarket accidents is to make the supermarket owners accept responsibility for the damage caused. Supermarket accidents not only ruin the reputation of the supermarket owner but also hamper the flow of the visitors. Under staffing resulting in bad cleaning policies is responsible for the accidents of the shoppers.

Pedestrian run over by car
Mrs K was knocked over by a car that mounted the pavement, fracturing her tibia. Following extensive medical investigations organised by Cooks, it transpired that the accident brought forward the need for a knee replacement operation in the next 5-10 years. Cooks settled Mrs K’s claim for £28,750.00 she said:
"I am very pleased with the service I have received and would recommend Cookss to my friends. My claim was handled in a very professional manner and I was kept informed of it’s progress. Everyone I met or spoke to was helpful and considerate and I felt confident in their abilities. This was important to me at the time of my accident and later."
Mrs K from Streetly