SHOPPING ACCIDENT CLAIMSIf you were involved in an accident during shopping and it was not your fault then you may be eligible for a compensation. Shopping accidents can happen suddenly and can be painful, long-lasting injuries, for example, broken bones and fractures, cuts, and whiplash. All retail businesses must take after strict rules set out in The Occupiers' Liability Act 1957, and thus they have a legal duty to ensure customrs are safeguarded. If the owner or employer of a shop has neglected to take after safety regulations, at that point they may have put you in danger and may be resposible for your damages.
Reasons for shopping accidentsDespite the fact that shops and malls may be safe, serious injuries can happen if health and safety regulations haven't been followed. For example, if the staff haven't stacked shelves securely, at that point you could be injured by falling items. This can likewise apply to signs hanging from the roof – if they haven't been secured properly they could fall. Racks and other fittings with sharp edges can cause cuts, as broken objects which haven't been cleared away or removed.
Personal Injuries from Slips, Trips, and Falls while shoppingSlips, trips, and falls are a common type of shopping accident, regularly caused when floors are wet and slippery with no signs. Floors can end up wet because of the climatic conditions or spillages. In both cases, employers and shopkeepers should dry the floor as quickly as possible, and should put warning signs.
How your compensation could help you?If you've been Injured in a shopping accident, you may require some time off work with reduced or no pay, and this can have a serious financial impact on you and your family. In such situations your compensation can help you, as you need not worry about financial pressure over everything else, particularly as you have to pay for private medical treatment or physiotherapy. Our personal injury claim specialist will take the full effect of your shopping accident into consideration while making your personal injury claim. You may be eligible for compensation which can cover:
- Lost income
- Medical treatment
- Care, transport and accommodation costs
- The effects on your social life, hobbies, and games
- The effect on your family and those near you
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