Supermarkets, no matter what you think of them, are rarely ever considered particularly dangerous places to be. Unfortunately, when store employers, staff, or owners are negligent, people are very often injured as a result. If you are someone who has been involved in a supermarket accident, you must read on and reach out to our experienced firm to learn more about how we can help you through the claims process going forward:
How are people most frequently injured in supermarket accidents?
Supermarket accidents generally catch individuals off-guard, which is why they are oftentimes so severe. Some of the most common causes of supermarket accidents can include items falling from shelves, poorly placed floor mats, spills left alone for someone to slip and fall on, defective shopping carts, and more.
Do I qualify for financial compensation after an accident?
To win compensation in a personal injury lawsuit, you will first have to satisfy the burden of proof. This means you must prove that you were, in fact, injured as a direct result of another party’s negligence. While this may sound straightforward, the truth is, it is oftentimes easier said than done, which is why it is in your best interest to hire an experienced attorney who is capable of effectively navigating the claims process.
To prove your personal injury claim, our firm will work to obtain various types of crucial evidence, including pictures of the unsafe conditions that caused your accident, police reports documenting the facts of the incident, witness statements verifying your claim, security camera footage of the accident as it happened, medical documents regarding the extent and origin of your injuries, and more.
What does the phrase “statute of limitations” mean?
The statute of limitations is the length of time individuals have to take legal action against another party. Since the statute of limitations for premises liability lawsuits in New York is three years, you will be granted three years from the date of your accident to sue a negligent party. However, you must not put it off, as the longer you wait, the harder it may be to fight for the compensation you deserve. Simply reach out to our firm as soon as you can, and we will begin the claims process immediately. We are here to help you on your road to recovery.
Contact our experienced New York City firm
The Law Offices of George Poulos is an experienced Workers’ Compensation, personal injury, and Social Security Disability law firm with offices in Queens and the Bronx. We understand the implications of a serious accident, which is why we take pride in tenaciously representing our clients. If you require strong legal representation, contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation.