hers what happen sunday 4:00pm we went shopping for tires for our suv as we walked through the tire lanes we came around the corner the tires were stacked 6 high not counting the one that fell on us the tire was standing vertical strieght up and down on top of 6 other tires thier was a rack ladder beside the tires so we had to go inbetween the ladder and tiers we did not tuch the tires i was the first through my wife said look out and just as i turned i seen it falling she tryed to block it from hitting her face it hit her rist and bounce and hit my shoulder and fell to the floor i turn back to see if she was ok and i twisted my knee we fiiled out an accedent report at wallmart when the accident happen we went to our doc the next day monday at 2:45 pm it has been documented by our doc
Is there a question somewhere? These are fairly common cases (store displays that fall and cause a injury). You should contact a local personal injury attorney. However, from your facts I wouldn't have high monetary expectations. Also, playing devil's advocate, why exactly did you have to squeeze between the ladder and the tire display? There was no way around? Ohio is a modified comparative negligence state. This means, if you are determined to be 51% at fault for the accident you will be barred from recovery. If you negligence is determined to be 50% or less of the cause then any damages will be set off by that percentage (i.e. medical bills = $1,000, Walmart 70% responsible, you will only get $700).
I believe you have a valid personal injury claim. In order to receive compensation for your injuries, you should consult with a personal injury attorney.
At this point, it is important for you to document your injuries and the amount of money you are spending on treating those injuries. This will help ensure adequate recovery.
A place of business has a duty to its customers to keep its premises in a reasonably safe condition, inspect for hazards and correct known hazards. An injury attorney can prove to Wal-Mart that they breached their duty of care (violated safety rules) and therefore you should be compensated for your injuries, pain, and suffering.
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