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Supermarket accident compensation for incidents in superstores

Now that market life is a thing of the past and the high street and village grocer is in general decline, supermarkets are a ubiquitous feature of life across the South.

Across Hampshire and East and West Sussex, there is a range of supermarkets, including Tesco, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Aldi, Lidl, Morrisons, and the Co-op, in town-centre and ring road superstore locations.

Although, for the most part, these shops provide a satisfactory service, there are sometimes accidents, and, when accidents occur, it might be possible to make a supermarket accident compensation claim.

Where do accidents occur?

Supermarket accident compensation claims are made for a range of incidents – from car park collisions and accidents involving supermarket vehicles such as forklifts, to incidents involving faulty trolleys or children’s play equipment. Some personal injury solicitors also report handling claims for accidents involving faulty escalators or customer lifts.

Other causes of injury include being struck by a falling object – usually an item of stock from an upper shelf – and incidents involving overly hot deli counter or cafe food, as well as a number of product liability or food poisoning incidents.

However, by far the most common cause of supermarket accident injury is the trip, slip and fall incident. Usually caused by spillages or wet, recently mopped floors that have not been adequately signposted, these incidents can cause fractures, bruises and, sometimes, severe head or spinal injuries.

George Ide personal injury specialists

George Ide LLP is one of the leading full-service legal firms in the South of England. Our specialists, based in our Lion House offices, Chichester, can help you ensure that your supermarket accident claim is settled for the full possible sum.

We can help you collate your evidence and build a strong case, built entirely on medical opinion, accident reports, witness statements, and other vital documents.

For more information about how we can help you, contact us today.