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Shopping Accident Claims

Shop accidents are those mishaps that shoppers face due to the mistake and the negligence of the staff of a particular shop or the shop employers. If ever you or any of your dear ones suffer any of the injuries from the shop accidents then you are liable to file a suit against the shop concerned shop or the employer of the shop. This suit will be in order to get compensated for the losses that you or your dear ones might have incurred by the accident.

The most common of the shop accidents that can be faced by you or your family and friends that can be considered as valid grounds for seeking compensation are the following:

  • slipping on the wet surfaces of the shop
  • slipping on spilled liquids or food items
  • tripping over items that are suspended on the shop floors, unattended
  • tripping on the freely lying packaging, boxes and the stock trolleys
  • falling in the parking lots
  • falling over the escalators or the staircases

As it is not really easy to make the accused realise their fault and thereby get compensated on your own, it is always better to seek a   shop accidents solicitor’s help who can easily make you win the case. These personal injury solicitors are well experienced and know how to handle such cases. They conduct the entire matter in a legal manner and get you the well deserved compensation. 

It is very essential that the shop accident claims are made well in time so that the maximum amount of the compensation amount can be earned from the other party which has been accused of fault. It is so because if the shop accident claims are filed in time then it is very easy to find the witnesses and the evidences to prove your claim as valid. With passing time it becomes quite a tough job to prove the case and it also reduces the amount of compensation that you should be otherwise entitled to. Also, if the shop accident claim is not made within a specified time period, it may get rejected as well.

These days the personal injury lawyers who deal in the cases of shop accidents work on the policy of “no win, no fee”. As per this policy, they do not charge you of a single penny if you somehow lose the case. They charge their fee only after you win the case and earn the compensation amount. So, it is always better to employ a solicitor to get you your right legally and in the most dignified of the manners.

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.
"I was kept informed at every step by my Solicitor. A First Class service."
Mrs A of Coventry