Slip and Fall at Walmart? Our Lawyers Can Help
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., doing business as Walmart, is an American multi-national retailing corporation that functions as a chain of hyper marketing discount department stores, and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, Walmart has 11,695 stores and clubs in 28 countries, under 63 banners. With 2.3 million employees worldwide, and 1.4 million of whom are in the United States, thousands of customers frequent the store on a daily basis. In such a busy environment, it is likely that Walmart employees may overlook any spills that occur on the premises, causing the customers to slip, trip and fall. Walmart employees have a duty to make certain that their customers are kept safe while shopping in their stores. If you suffered an injury while shopping at Walmart, call MyPhillyLawyer at (215) 789-9346 for a free consultation with an attorney.
What Type of Injuries Have Walmart Customers Suffered?
The majority of slip and fall accidents at Walmart do not result in severe or life-threatening injuries. But sometimes such injuries do occur. For instance, customers have suffered serious injuries from falling on wet floors at Walmart. Additionally, some have sustained severe injuries after falling on floors covered with ice or grease.
If you suffered serious injuries while shopping at Walmart due to the negligence of its employees, you may have a valid claim of negligence against the company. You may be able to recover damages for your injuries.
Here are some of the usual kinds of injuries that slip and fall accident victims sustain:
- Head injury
- Shoulder injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Neck injury
If you have suffered these or similar slip and fall injuries at Walmart, you may be able to recover compensation for your loss. This compensation is similar to that of other personal injury cases, and could include:
- Medical bills
- Lost earnings
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Walmart?
1. Consult a doctor immediately.
2. Do not sign any forms from Walmart management 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.