Accidents in Shops
The owner of any shop has a legal responsibility to protect their client’s health and safety on their premises. Accidents inside shops or shopping centres generally revolve around slipping and falling or by being hit by a falling object which can result in a serious personal injury. personal injury solicitors may be able to help you if you have been injured in an accident in a shop or shopping centre. Call us to discuss.
Our client had been shopping in a local off-licence when he unfortunately suffered an injury as a result of an advertising signs coming loose of its fastenings and hitting him. The resulting damage to tendons in his shoulders meant a period of time of work and a good deal of pain. He was awarded £2,500 in compensation.
Mrs G from Huddersfield slipped on a puddle of water in a local supermarket resulting in a painful neck injury. After an investigation liability was accepted due to a poor cleaning regime and our client was awarded £1,850 in compensation.