While most people typically don’t look forward to food shopping, it is not something that is actually feared or is considered dangerous. Due to the fact that this task is seen as mundane, it may come as a surprise that supermarket accidents happen more often than people realize and even result in injuries so serious that the victim’s life is never the same. When an individual is injured in a supermarket accident, they may suffer not only from severe injuries, high medical bills, and lost wages due to time out of work. At this point, the injured party may want to consider bringing a personal injury lawsuit against the store in an effort to recover damages that can help with the burdens related to the accident.
Lawsuits for supermarket accidents in New York City will require the injured party to prove that the store management or employees were negligent and that this negligence resulted in the accident. Some of the best evidence in supermarket accidents is collected before the injured party even leaves the scene of the accident. They should be sure to take photos and videos of the dangerous conditions that caused them to become injured. It is also important to be sure to notify the store manager of the accident before leaving.
If you have been injured in an accident, contact our firm today.
If you are in need of experienced legal counsel in regards to a personal injury or workers’ compensation case in New York City, please contact The Law Offices of Jonathan D. Sands and we would be happy to assist you.