Slip and Fall at CVS? Our Lawyers Can Help
CVS, which is also known as CVS Health, is an American retail pharmacy and health care company with its headquarters in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. The company was previously called CVS Corporation and CVS Caremark Corporation. As a chain of health and beauty aid stores that also contain pharmacies, it has a very high volume of customers. With 9,600 stores, and over 240,000 employees across 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, its employees may sometimes overlook spills that can occur and cause its customers to slip, trip and fall. CVS employees have a duty to make certain that their customers are safe while they are shopping in their stores. If you suffered an injury while shopping in CVS, call MyPhillyLawyer at (215)789-9346.
What Kind of Injuries Have CVS Customers Sustained?
The majority of slip and fall accidents at CVS do not result in severe or life-threatening injuries. However, sometimes serious injuries can occur. For example, customers may sustain injuries due to falling on slippery floors. Or they may fall because of uneven sidewalks or pavements. Additionally, they may slip and fall on floor mats that are incorrectly placed or in poor condition.
If you suffered a severe injury while shopping at CVS because of the negligence of its employees, you could have a valid case of negligence against the company. You may be entitled to recover damages for your injury.
Some of the common injuries that individuals suffer in slip and fall accidents are:
- Fractured leg
- Torn ligament
If you have suffered these or other slip and fall injuries at CVS, you may be able to obtain compensation. This compensation is comparable to that of other personal injury lawsuits, and could consist of:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Potential future medical bills
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at CVS
1. Obtain medical attention immediately.
2. Do not sign any forms from CVS management or anyone representing them, including their lawyers and insurance company representatives until you have communicated with an attorney.
3. Do not file a claim against them on your own. Call MyPhillyLawyer, and have an experienced personal injury attorney represent you.