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Recovering Compensation Following an Alabama Supermarket Accident

Recovering Compensation Following an Alabama Supermarket Accident

Supermarket accidents are very often sudden and unexpected, giving customers a very small window of time to respond, if any at all. This is why when people are injured, they very often seek financial compensation to help cover the cost of their lost wages, medical bills, in-home care, and more. If you were injured in a supermarket accident, the injuries you’ve sustained are most likely severe, which is why you must contact an experienced attorney who is ready to fight for the compensation you deserve. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are the most common contributors to supermarket accidents?

Supermarkets are filled with a heavy concentration of people, as well as appliances and machinery. Unfortunately, while we rely on supermarkets to provide us with our necessary goods in one convenient place, this close-quarters environment very often increases the risk of accidents. Some of the most common causes of supermarket accidents are as follows:

  • Tainted or spoiled food
  • Poor pavement and walkway conditions, such as potholes
  • Falling debris and falling items from the shelves
  • Water spilled on restroom floors
  • Improperly positioned floor mats
  • Slippery entrances and exits
  • Unstable displays
  • Broken shopping carts
  • Water spilled on restroom floors

What are the most commonly sustained injuries in supermarket accidents?

Some of the supermarket injuries that have recovered financial compensation in the past are as follows:

  • Cracked pelvis
  • Fractured legs
  • Head wounds
  • Fractured skull
  • Concussions
  • Back and spinal cord injuries
  • Cuts and bruises
  • Fractures wrist or arm

How do I recover financial compensation following an Alabama supermarket accident?

To recover financial compensation, you must first prove that you were injured due to another party’s negligence. To do so, you will have to hire an attorney who knows the ins and outs of the personal injury process. You and your attorney will have to recover evidence proving your claim. Some of this evidence may include security camera footage, pictures of the safety hazard, witness statements, medical documents, and more.

What is the statute of limitations in Alabama?

In Alabama, the statute of limitations to file a personal injury claim is two years. This means you have two years from the date of your accident to pursue a lawsuit against the negligent party. Do not wait. Reach out to one of our experienced attorneys today so we can help you recover the financial compensation you deserve and need to help you on your road to recovery.

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Stone Crosby, P.C. has proudly served clients in Alabama for over 100 years. Our firm has experience handling matters including divorce and family law, estate planning and administration, business law, employment law, class actions, consumer protection, business law, real estate law, among many others. If you require quality legal representation, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation.

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