Grocery Store Accident
Customers in grocery stores may be at risk for serious injury. Many grocery store injuries involve: oOverloaded or badly loaded shelves: objects fall off and hit customers. oUnseen hazards: water or other substances may be on the floor which can cause customers to fall. oPoorly lighted areas: Customers can fall within stores and on parking lots which aren't properly illuminated. oFloor mats: Customers may fall on floor mats at entrances to stores which aren't properly secured.
Grocery Store Injury & Premises Liability
Grocery store accidents are categorized under an area of law referred to as premises liability. Premises liability laws govern the responsibility of owners to maintain safe property conditions and to forewarn people of existing hazardous conditions. If owners fail to implement preventative measures, and a person is injured while in a grocery store, the owner would be considered liable for all injuries the person sustained.
Grocery Store Accidents & Compensation
When a person has sustained a grocery store accident injury, he/she is legally entitled to seek compensation. A grocery store accident victim may seek monetary damages for his/her: medical expenses, injuries, lost wages, lost future income, physical and mental impairment, and pain and suffering.