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Shop Accident

As we know that our life is full of uncertainty, we are highly vulnerable to a number of accidents and injuries. You never know when you might face an accident and sustain some injuries. Moreover there are several types of accidents that may befall on you during your lifetime. Shop accident is one of common accidents that you may face when you are working in a shop. Whether you work in a metal shop, automotive shop, wood shop, glass shop, electrical shop or a grocery shop, there are some potential chances of you sustaining personal injuries during your work time. On the other hand it is legal duty of the shop owners to maintain safety and precaution in their shop premises. Most of the shop premises are generally safe however failure in maintaining equipments and vital procedures may result into significant injuries and accidents.

There are various types of accidents that you may encounter when working in a shop. While performing your duty in your shop you may slip on the floors of your shop resulting into several injuries. You may sustain shop accident injuries like muscle strain, bone fracture, head injury and hand injury while slipping on your shop’s floor. Moreover, you might get hit by items and goods falling from high shelves over your head. If you are working in automotive and metal stores then the goods that hit you are likely to be heavy items that can cause serious head and bodily injuries. In some other case you may fall over some items or goods that were left over by other staff members and customers in your store’s corridors. Moreover, some shops sold items that are quite harmful and risky for their customers. These type items could hurt the customers when the owner of the shop lacks in taking sufficient preventive measures inside the shop.

The shop owners are required to take every safety measures to avoid the accidents of their customers as well as their employees. They are required to provide proper training to their employees to maintain all the safety measures in the shop. However in spite of all the preventive measures it is still possible for you to face shop accidents if you work in a shop. In case you face a shop accident for which you were not responsible then you are liable to make a shop compensation claim for your injuries. By making a successful shop accident compensation claim you will be able to get compensation for the amount that you have used in dealing with your injuries. It is advisable for you to seek the help of a professional solicitor to make a successful claim.

Mrs A was a cook at a large hospital, she was injured when she tripped on a piece of vinyl flooring which had become raised. She suffered a soft tissue knee injury that brought forward pre-existing arthritis by 3 years and she was awarded £4,300.00 within 9 months of instructing Cooks.
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