Those who frequent supermarkets know that the floors can sometimes be slippery. Floors generally get slick when dish soap, water or some other liquid falls on them. However, other types of substances can also make a floor dangerous to walk on. In an effort to mitigate a potentially dangerous condition, grocery stores use mats or other surfaces that offer more grip. Stores should also try to keep floors dry by mopping and waxing them as needed.
Technology can also be used to make sure that meat and vegetables are fresh and kept at the proper temperature. This is important because a store can develop a negative reputation if a customer is sick because of spoiled food. Proper monitoring can also help a store stay in compliance with state and federal food safety guidelines.
Those who are injured in a slip-and-fall accident as the result of property owner negligence could receive a financial award. This award may cover the cost of medical bills, lost wages and other setbacks related to the accident. A property owner may be negligent in allowing a dangerous condition to linger if an individual was not warned about it. Negligence could also occur if the owner knew about a condition and made no effort to fix it.
If you or a family member are injured after falling in a store, call us at 678-324-8511 or click here to discuss the particulars of your case by scheduling an initial consultation. You deserve to go through this ordeal with a committed attorney on your team.