Grocery shopping is generally considered a mundane task that everyone has to do. The last thing that goes through one’s mind in a supermarket is all of the possible ways they can become injured in a store. Unfortunately, there are a number of different ways that an individual can sustain serious injuries in a supermarket accident. When the staff and management of a supermarket is negligent in fulfilling their responsibility to maintain a safe premise for shoppers, the store can be held liable.
Some of the most common causes of supermarket accidents include spilled liquids on the floor, loose or unstable displays, falling items, unsanitary conditions, as well as other dangerous conditions. In order for the injured party to have a successful lawsuit, they will have to fulfill the burden of proof. This means that the plaintiff must prove that the supermarket management knew or should have reasonably known about the dangerous conditions that were present and failed to remedy the issue. This can easily be done by taking pictures or video of the scene of the accident, obtaining surveillance footage from the store, witness testimony, and more.
If you have been the victim of supermarket negligence, contact our firm today.
MW&M is comprised of an experienced team of attorneys focusing on legal matters of personal injury, workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, product liability, and wrongful death in Delaware. If you require an effective attorney to guide you through these difficult legal matters, contact MW&M today to schedule a free case evaluation.