5 June 2019

Accidents in supermarkets

We often receive enquiries from people who have suffered injuries as a result of accidents in supermarkets or retail shops.

Supermarkets and retail shops owe a duty of care to visitors to their stores; they must take reasonable steps to ensure the health and safety of visitors.  Unfortunately shops and supermarket stores are not always as tidy as they should be and although they may have cleaning regimes and often, “clean as you go” policies in place, these policies do not always prevent accidents.

If you have suffered an injury as a result of an accident at a supermarket or shop, it is advisable to report the accident as soon as possible (preferably on the day of the accident) and if possible, take photographs showing where and why you fell.  If you suffer any financial losses as a result of your accident, you should keep receipts and evidence of your losses.

Our Personal Injury team have many years of experience dealing with accident claims including accidents in shops or supermarkets.  If you have had an accident and would like to make a claim, contact Julian Monk or Domini David today on 01932 234500 for a telephone conversation or a free, preliminary meeting.

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