Grocery store accidents are serious. If you were injured in one, you will need to speak with one of our skilled Queens personal injury attorneys as soon as possible.
What are the common causes of grocery store accidents in New York?
Grocery store accidents can occur in a number of different ways in New York. However, you will need to recognize that a majority of these accidents are a direct result of store owner and/or employee negligence. Some of the most common types of store owner negligence our firm has seen include and is not limited to, the following:
- Poor security
- Loose or fallen produce
- Unstable displays
- Improperly positioned floor mats
- Rotten food
- Water spilled on restroom floors
- Aisle obstructions
- Inadequate lighting
- Potholes in parking lots
- Slippery entrances and exits
- Falling items from shelves
Can I pursue legal action after a grocery store injury?
You may be entitled to financial compensation for the burdens you have sustained if you were injured in a grocery store as a result of another’s negligence. Most store owners and employees have a responsibility to make sure that their premises are safe for their customers. This typically requires frequent checks for hazards or dangerous conditions that could potentially cause an injury to a customer. In the event that a store owner fails to do this and an individual is injured as a result, the store owner may be held responsible in the court of law for negligence.
If you are interested in pursuing legal action for your grocery store accident, do not hesitate to reach out to one of our skilled If you are unsure about whether or not you may be eligible to pursue legal action, do not wait to reach out to our Queens slip and fall attorneys today. Our legal team will do whatever it takes to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
What is the statute of limitations in New York?
New York has a statute of limitations of three years for most personal injury claims. This indicates that you do not have time to spare if you would like to take legal action for your grocery store accident.
Do not wait to reach out to our firm today to review the details of your case with one of our personal injury attorneys. Our legal team has the ability to ensure that you are meeting every deadline.
Contact our Firm
The Law Offices of George Poulos is an experienced Workers’ Compensation, personal injury, bankruptcy, 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.