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Supermarket Accident Lawyer Philadelphia

Many people think that, just because you Slip and/or Trip and Fall in a supermarket, the market automatically has to pay your claim.

This is essentially not correct. If you have been injured while on the property of a supermarket, or any other type of grocery store, then you need to establish the elements of a negligence case. As an invitee upon the property, you are owed not only an ordinary duty to make the property safe, but the highest duty of care for your safety.

Injuries from Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accidents Caused by Employees of Supermarkets or Because of the Nature of the Property Itself

If an employee is mopping, unloading perishables or in charge of the refrigeration at the supermarket and there is a leak, failure to put a warning sign, or basically anything that they did to cause you to fall is a claim of direct negligence where no notice is required. If you have been in an accident where you were injured on a supermarket property or any other type of retail store and the reason you injured yourself was due to the direct negligence of the employee or nature of the property (for example a roofing issue on the building where there is water accumulating or freezing), then you have a claim against that entity. There are many issues that need to be considered and you should seek out an experienced law firm with a proven track record. The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. has the right lawyer for you and proven results in cases such as these. Our offices are located in the Northeast portion of Philadelphia. Call for a consultation, they are free of charge.

Injuries from Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accidents in Supermarkets where Liability Attaches for Failure Warn, Clean up, or Inspect

More times than not, Slip and/or Trip and Falls that occur on supermarket property are caused by failure of an employee to either inspect the property routinely, or because they failed to property clean up the condition that caused the person to fall in the first place.

The most important fact about this type of claim is that there is no absolute right to recover unless you can show that the supermarket employees and/or staff knew or should have known about the condition upon reasonable inspection. Without notice on the market, there is no case unless the condition was actually caused by the employee. Examples of notice could include a blackened banana peel on the ground. We all know that for a banana peel to turn brown, it has to be exposed to air for a period of time. If a person walking through a supermarket were to slip and fall on the banana peel that was black, it would be reasonable to assume that the banana peel was on the floor of the market for a long period of time, long enough that it should have been discovered and rectified.

Slip, Trip and Fall cases are difficult to handle without an Experienced Attorney. Call The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. for a free consultation today.

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