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Shop Accident

Most of us visit some kind of shop on a daily basis and certainly do not expect to be involved in a shop accident. Although the majority of shops are kept clean and tidy some do fall below standards and this can result in a shop accident. If you have been injured as a result of a shop accident that happened due to the negligence of somebody else then you may be able to make a compensation claim.

You May be Entitled to Compensation if You Suffer an Injury from a Shop Accident

Occupier’s liability law states that the owner has a duty of care to ensure that their premises are safe for members of the public. If they are shown to be negligent by not cleaning up a spillage for example, then they may be liable to pay you compensation if you suffer an injury as a result of the shop accident.

We have listed some of the most common causes of shop accidents below.

Collect Evidence to Support Your Shop Accident Claim

If you have been involved in a shop accident then you should report this to the store manager so that it can be recorded in their accident book.

If possible try to collect evidence from the scene of the shop accident as this will support your compensation claim. If there are any witnesses present then it is advisable to ask for their details and take photographs of the shop accident scene if you are fit to do so.

Hattons Advise You On Your Options When Making a Shop Accident Claim

Hattons Solicitors can advise you of your best options and answer any concerns or questions that you have before processing any shop accident claim. It you decide to make a claim as a result of a shop accident the compensation could help you to pay for medical bills and aftercare as well as covering you for any loss of earnings.

We work closely with our clients to keep them informed about their shop accident claim and our clients can also access our online file view system to find out where their case is up to at their own convenience.

If you have been involved in a shop accident and would like to make a compensation claim then please call our friendly team of solicitors on 0800 298 9690 or fill in the Claim Now form to the right of this screen.


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