Slip and Fall at WAWA? Our Lawyers Can Help
WAWA is a chain of convenience store/gas stations that are situated along the East Coast of the United States. Headquartered in Chester Heights, Pennsylvania, as of 2008, it was the largest convenience store chain in the Greater Philadelphia area. It is also the third-largest retailer of food in Greater Philadelphia. With over 720 stores and 22,500 employees, WAWA experiences a high volume of customers. WAWA employees have a duty to ensure the safety of its customers while they are shopping in the store. If you were injured while shopping in a WAWA store, call the attorneys at MyPhillyLawyer at (215) 789-9346.
What Kind of Injuries Have WAWA Customers Suffered?
Most slip and fall accidents at WAWA do not result in severe or life-threatening injuries. However, there are times when serious injuries can take place. For instance, customers may suffer back injuries, rendering them unable to move. Others may suffer internal injuries or closed head injuries due to the negligence of WAWA employees in cleaning up spills, or failing to warn customers of hazardous conditions.
If you suffered a severe injury while shopping in WAWA due to the negligence of the 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.
Among the usual injuries that people suffer in slip and fall accidents are:
- Soft tissue injuries
- Head injuries
- Cuts and abrasions
- Broken bones
If you have suffered these or similar slip and fall injuries at WAWA, you may be able to receive compensation. This compensation is comparable to that of other personal injury lawsuits, and could include:
- Physical therapy
- Rehabilitation costs
- Lost earnings
- Punitive damages
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at WAWA
1. Seek medical attention right away.
2. Do not sign any forms from WAWA or anyone representing them, including their attorneys and insurance company representatives, until you have talked with a lawyer.
3. Do not file a claim against them by yourself. Call MyPhillyLawyer, and have a seasoned attorney represent you.