Slip and Fall at ACME? Our Lawyers Can Help
ACME Markets, or ACME, is a supermarket chain located in the Delaware Valley and New York City metropolitan areas, in the United States. It has its headquarters in East Whitelane Township of Pennsylvania, in the vicinity of Philadelphia. With 177 stores, ACME experiences high volume of customers resulting in employees sometimes overlooking spills or failing to keep obstacles out of the way. ACME employees have a legal obligation to make certain that their customers are safe. If you suffered an injury due to the negligence of an ACME employee, call the attorneys at MyPhillyLawyer at (215) 789-9346.
What Kind of Injuries Have ACME Customers Suffered?
The majority of slip and fall accidents do not result in serious or life-threatening injuries. However, severe injuries can occur due to the negligence of ACME employees in cleaning the areas where there have been spills or where water, food particles or other items have pooled. For instance, customers may slip in puddles of water or sticky substances in the aisles while shopping, and thus, may suffer knee or leg injuries that require immediate medical attention.
If you suffered a serious injury while shopping at ACME due to the negligence of its employees, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the store. You may be able to recover damages for your injuries.
Some of the typical injuries that people suffer in slip and fall accidents are:
- Knee injury
- Leg injury
- Hip fracture
If you have suffered these or similar slip and fall injuries at ACME, you may be eligible to receive compensation. This compensation is similar to that of other personal injury lawsuits, and could consist of:
- Medical expenses
- Potential future medical bills
- Rehabilitation costs
- Pain and suffering
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at ACME
1. Seek medical attention immediately.
2. Do not sign any forms from ACME or anyone representing them, including their lawyers and insurance company representatives, until you have talked with a lawyer.
3. Do not file a claim against them on your own. Call MyPhillyLawyer, and have an experienced lawyer represent you.