Were you shopping in a grocery store or supermarket like Walmart, Publix Super Market, Winn-Dixie, Sam’s or Costco and you slipped and fell in that store? Florida slip and fall accidents involving grocery stores are the most common type of premises liability case.
How do these accidents occur?
Slip and fall accidents at grocery stores occur due to a number of different reasons, including:
- Objects on the floor
- Recently mopped wet floor with no warning signs
- Slippery floor from spilled liquid or leaking container
- Objects falling from overhead
- And more
When a store fails to protect you from hazards while you are on their premises, you may have a legal case. Grocery stores are supposed to take the necessary steps to prevent accidents and injuries from occurring to their customers.
You may be able to seek financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, physical therapy and more. A skilled slip and fall lawyer can determine if the negligent owner and/or employees were responsible for the accident that resulted in your injury.
Before you speak with the insurance company, you need to call an experienced slip and fall attorney immediately, in order to protect yourself and your case. Your attorney will speak with the insurance company on your behalf and will know how to negotiate with them to recover damages in your case.
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