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Philadelphia Supermarket Accident Attorneys

Making Sense of a Supermarket Accident in Pennsylvania

Accidents can happen anywhere, even at a supermarket. If the grounds are not maintained properly by the owner or those responsible for upkeep, supermarkets can become dangerous, and shoppers can become seriously injured as a result. Injuries from a supermarket accident caused by negligence can lead the injured party to consider legal action. In this situation, it is prudent to discuss your incident with a personal injury attorney.

At Spear Greenfield, we provide free consultation. This initial appointment allows us to learn more regarding your case, and we can provide you with a better understanding of your options for recourse. The consultation is complimentary, but there is no pressure or obligation, so there is nothing to lose! Schedule your free consultation either by phone or online form by clicking below.

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Considering the Legal Options Following a Supermarket Accident

If you file a personal injury claim for a supermarket accident, you must satisfy the burden of proof by showing your damages were caused by another party’s negligence. The most efficient and effective way to satisfy the burden of proof is with evidence, such as pictures of the unsafe condition that caused the accident, medical documentation of your injuries, or witness statements from other shoppers.

Without the experience and expertise of a personal injury attorney, satisfying the burden of proof can be challenging, partially due to the evidence collection process being so involved. The lawyers at Spear Greenfield have a combined 200 years of experience in handling comparable supermarket injury claims. Our law firm is dedicated to helping personal injury clients by guiding them through the legal process. Below are some of the initial steps in the process, including evaluating your case and filing a claim. Each section links to additional information to help you get started.

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Causes of Supermarket Accidents

Supermarkets are not inherently dangerous. However, merchandise, shoppers, shopping carts, and several other variables inside a supermarket can contribute to a serious accident. Many accidents are unfortunately caused by negligence from a store owner or employee. Some of the most common causes of supermarket accidents are listed below:

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Poorly placed floor mats

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Neglected aisle spills

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Falling items from the shelves

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Runaway carts

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Poor parking lot condition

If you have suffered a supermarket accident that was caused by any of these occurrences or from another cause, please consult with a personal injury attorney. This will allow you to access your case and explore your legal options. To learn more about the basics surrounding a personal injury case, please click on the link below.

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Available Damages Following a Supermarket Accident

A supermarket injury can cause the injured party a variety of burdens, including physical, mental, and emotional. Whether the accident is mild or severe, the damages an injured party incurs fall into two categories, which are listed below:

  • Economic damages are the financial damages an individual faces from an injury, which include medical expenses, lost wages, future lost wages, and the need to hire outside help.
  • Noneconomic damages are those damages that do not carry a clear financial value. Some examples include emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, and pain and suffering.

While there are a variety of damages a supermarket accident can cause an injured party, the most common damages faced are listed here:

  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future wages
  • Medical bills as a result of the injury
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

As mentioned, a personal injury claim requires the injured party to satisfy the burden of proof, which can be a complex and meticulous process. Our experienced team at Spear Greenfield are not afraid to dedicate effort and resources into guiding you through the legal process and earning you rightful compensation from a supermarket accident. To learn more about additional legal considerations surrounding a supermarket accident, please click on the link below.

Additional Considerations in a Slip and Fall

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We are always here to help you, so please complete the form below to receive a free consultation regarding your supermarket injury. This appointment will allow us to learn more about your accident and help you understand your legal options. There is no pressure or obligation with this appointment. Also with our no fee guarantee, we will not collect payment unless you win, so you have nothing to lose in scheduling an appointment!

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    Why Choose Spear Greenfield?

    With 30 years in business, over a half a billion dollars earned for our clients, a team of trial attorneys who account for over 200 years of combined experience, Spear Greenfield has the track-record, the authority, and the proven success that you deserve from a personal injury law firm. Our legal team believes in our practice and our goal, which is to help personal injury victims whose lives were upended through the negligence of another party. We will work meticulously and efficiently for every client from the first consultation to the trial. Some additional reasons are listed below as to why Spear Greenfield is the best choice for your legal representation.

    • As a law firm, Spear Greenfield prides itself on our client-focused approach. Since we are a family owned law firm, we treat our clients like family by fighting for their best interests. We take cases that other law firms will not touch, because we understand the serious nature of personal injuries sustained by our clients. We are 100% committed to helping our clients through the difficult times they face.
    • In taking a case to court, a law firm has to dedicate time, money, and staff to win that case, so some law firms prematurely settle cases to avoid further investment of resources. Spear Greenfield regularly takes cases to court, and our team of trial attorneys have track records of guiding cases from the beginning all the way to a jury verdict. Many law firms refer their cases to Spear Greenfield when a lawsuit must be filed, because of our willingness to dedicate resources to achieve the highest compensation for clients. We will not sell you short!
    • Spear Greenfield is a well known law firm in Philadelphia that is respected both inside and outside the courthouse. When you sign us as your legal partners, the Spear Greenfield reputation elevates your status in the courtroom. Insurance companies are familiar with our law firm and fear our involvement, because we will not let them pressure you to settle for less compensation!

    Please click below to learn more about Spear Greenfield and the other aspects that distinguish us from other Philadelphia law firms.

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    Personal Injury Verdicts

    The following summary of recent slip and fall accident verdicts and settlements demonstrates our proven track record.

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    $6,600,000
    Fire caused by faulty wiring
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    $175,000
    Stairwell fall from defective handrail
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    $115,000
    Fall due to malfunctioning automatic doors
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    $105,000
    Slipped on a wet floor
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    $80,500
    Slipped and fell from icy steps
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    $75,000
    Slipped and fell from snow and ice

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    A supermarket accident can be sudden and unexpected. The damages caused from another party’s negligence can be life changing. It is essential to discuss legal considerations following a supermarket accident to assess the damages caused by the accident and their associated value. By facilitating legal conversations, it can be discussed whether the burden of proof can be satisfied, and you can earn compensation for your damages.

    Allow the Spear Greenfield team to guide you through the complex legal process and take the burden off of you following an accident. With our customer dedication and proven track record, our Spear Greenfield team is confident in our ability to earn you a rightful compensation! With our no fee guarantee, we will not accept payment if you do not win your case, so there is no risk in scheduling a free consultation! If you or a loved one has been in a personal injury accident in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, contact Spear Greenfield today.