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Shop Accidents and The Law

If you have suffered in a shop accident that was not your fault then you can claim for compensation. There are different kinds of accidents that can be faced in a shop such as tripping over boxes or other obstacles or being hit by falling stock or shelving. Shop accidents and the law deal with the most common type of accidents - slipping on split liquids or any other food items. It is the responsibility of the shop keeper / owner to take care that their shop is clean and equipped with sensible systems in order to deal with hazards.

As done in other accident cases witness details or some of the proofs come in handy at the time of the claims. You can claim for compensation with the help of the expert solicitors who can help you get the right amount of compensation. It is the duty of the shops and the retail outlets that they proper care of the safety of the customers so that any type of accident can be avoided. The last thing a customer wants after entering the shop is to be a victim to an accident. So there should be proper measures taken by the shop owners to provide safety to the customers.

If the shop fails to warn the customers against any type of the potential hazards then they have failed to avoid any kind of accident. Some of these accidents can also result in serious injuries which make it important for the injured to claim for compensation for shop accidents and the law provides full support to the person so that he can get compensation for what he has suffered. There are some of the special solicitors who are experts in handling these types of compensation claims you can contact them for advice. They can explain you the procedure and the requirements of the claim so that you can file the claim successfully and to get an adequate amount of compensation for the loss suffered.

It is the duty of the shop owners that they provide the customers with a safe environment. So if you suffer in an accident that was not your fault then you can claim for compensation which will include your medical bills and the loss of income due to the injury you faced.

Mrs B was crossing a pedestrian crossing pushing her grandson in a baby buggy when she was knocked to the ground by a car driven by the defendant. The accident caused a complex fracture to her right foot.   Liability was denied as both parties claimed the lights were in their favour. At trial Cooks were successful in proving Mrs B’s case and she was awarded £90,000.00.
"I would like to thank you and all your staff for your courtesy and professionalism in what has been a very distressing time for us all..."
Mrs B from London