Hundreds of people sustain injuries in supermarkets in Ireland every year.Often these injuries are caused when people slip on wet floors which have not been properly cleaned or mopped up by supermarket staff or caused by spillages.
If you have suffered a personal injury as a result of an accident in a shop or supermarket you may be able to claim financial compensation.Owners of supermarkets and staff have a duty of care to shoppers to take reasonable care for their safety and to ensure that they have proper cleaning systems in place to prevent shoppers being injured.
What should I do if I slip and fall in a supermarket?
If you suffer an injury as a result of slipping and falling on a wet floor in a supermarket you should immediately do the following:
- Report the accident to the manager and take the manager’s name
- If you are asked to complete an accident report form you should do so but retain a copy of the accident report form
- See if there is any CCTV footage of the accident and request a copy of same
- Take photographs of the scene if possible on your phone
- Take the details of any witnesses to your accident
- Establish the reason why you fell by checking the floor surface and point this out to staff
How do I claim compensation for supermarket accident?
If you want to pursue an action for compensation for your injuries and losses we will deal with it on your behalf handling each and every stage of your case from the initial consultation to the date of settlement or the date of assessment by the Injuries Board. We will gather all of the necessary evidence request a copy of your accident report form and CCTV footage and do our best to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of financial compensation for the pain and suffering you have endured.
If you wish to pursue a supermarket accident case please contact Liam Moloney, Solicitor at 045898000 or simply complete the online attached personal injury claim form and submit it to us and we will contact you by return with details of the next steps required to progress your case.
Download the following Instruction Sheet and return it us:
Had an Accident? Fill in our online Accident Form and get an answer within 24 hours.
*In contentious Business a Solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.*