Any supermarket or grocery store may be riddled with serious hazards that could cause harm to unsuspecting shoppers. An object that has fallen off a shelf and into the aisle, a slippery spill near the checkout line, or a defective floor mat near the store entrance could cause a person to slip, trip, or fall. Such an accident can cause sprains, broken bones, head trauma, or back injuries.
Were you seriously injured in a supermarket fall? Now is the time to talk to a NYC slip and fall accident attorney about your legal options. Your medical treatment and other losses or expenses may be covered by the property owner or other responsible party, but you will need a skilled legal professional to assert your rights and build a compelling case on your behalf. With our experience in handling premises liability cases across all five boroughs, we at Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. can provide the counsel you need.
Call (646) 681-7055 for a free review of your supermarket fall claim by one of our experienced attorneys.
Hazardous Conditions & NYC Grocery Store Falls
As a customer at a grocery store, you do carry some responsibility for paying attention to where you are walking, but the property owner or manager must take appropriate precautions to ensure that the premises is reasonably free from hazards.
The following are examples of hazardous conditions that could cause a grocery store fall:
- Objects in walkways
- Snow or ice in parking lots
- Spilled liquid in aisles
- Cracks in sidewalks
- Poor lighting
- Slippery flooring
- Defective floor mats, carpeting, or tile
- Display cases blocking walkways
When you turn to a New York City supermarket fall lawyer at Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P., we will take the time to understand every single detail of your accident, your injuries, and what you are going through. We will get to know your case better than anyone, so we can effectively represent and protect your best interests.
Call (646) 681-7055 today for your free consultation!