Though the supermarket is among the last places you would expect to have an accident, the unfortunate reality is, these accidents occur more often than most people think. If you are someone who has been injured in a supermarket accident, you are most likely now seeking financial compensation to help you get back on your feet once again. This compensation can help cover the cost of medical bills, lost wages, and any other damages you have incurred. Please read on and reach out to our experienced firm to learn how we can help you move forward with the personal injury claims process.
What are the most common causes of supermarket accidents?
Several different factors contribute to supermarket accidents, though they can almost always be traced back to some sort of negligence. The most common causes of supermarket accidents include spills in restrooms and in the aisles, tainted or spoiled food, poorly-placed floor mats, insufficient lighting in the parking lots, potholes in the parking lots, inadequate security, and more.
How do I know if I am eligible for financial compensation?
To qualify for financial compensation, you will first have to prove that you were injured due to another party’s negligence. While this may sound fairly straightforward, oftentimes, it is not. This is why it is always best to hire an experienced attorney who is ready to fight for your rights. To prove your claim, our firm will recover various types of evidence, including pictures or videos of the accident, police reports, witness testimony, and more.
Additionally, it is worth noting that it is always best to receive medical treatment in the hours following your accident. A medical professional will both treat your injuries and provide you with medical documentation reporting their extent, which you may also use to bolster your claim.
What is the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in New York?
The statute of limitations is the legally acceptable amount of time individuals are granted to take legal action against another party. In New York, the statute of limitations is, generally, three years. While this may sound like all the time in the world, the truth is, the sooner you file, the better. What’s more, those who wait any longer than three years are usually denied their right to the financial compensation they truly need to get back on their feet again. Our firm is ready to help.
Contact our experienced New York City firm
The Law Offices of Laurence C. Tarowsky is proud to serve clients in New York City and its surrounding areas after they have been injured by someone else’s negligence. Do not hesitate to contact our office for a consultation.