Supermarket Injury Claims
We specialise in helping victims of slip and fall accidents in supermarkets claim the compensation they deserve
Supermarket Injury Compensation Claims
It’s reasonable to expect that something as common as shopping won’t lead to an accident. But slips and fall accidents in supermarkets and shopping centres are a frequent occurrence. The owner, centre manager, and shops in the complex all have a duty of care to ensure supermarkets and shopping centres are safe, both for the customers who shop and the staff who work there. Legislation like the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 clearly sets out their responsibilities.
If you have been injured while shopping, talk to The Compensation Experts. This initial enquiry is free, and there is no obligation to proceed with a claim after speaking to us. However, our agents can help you can decide what to do next.
We work with solicitors who offer clients a no win no fee agreement. This removes the financial risk associated with claiming compensation so you don’t have to pay legal costs if your supermarket accident claim is unsuccessful.
Typically, customers pay 25% including VAT of the compensation amount that is recovered by our third-party law firms, although this is subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be more or less than this. For example, you may be required to pay an additional fee for other costs such as after-the-event (ATE) insurance. Termination fees may apply.
What is a Claim for a Supermarket or Shopping Centre Accident?
Examples of claims for accidents in supermarkets or shopping centres include:
- Slipping on wet surfaces
- Tripping over uneven floors or obstacles left in walkways
- Being struck by a falling object, such as an item falling from a shelf
- Accidents in car parks due to poor layouts or bad lighting
- Malfunctioning lifts and automatic doors
All of these are reasonably easy to avoid. However, inadequate procedures, insufficient training, or being short-staffed can quickly turn what should be a safe and pleasant environment into a perilous one.
Claiming Compensation for an Accident in a Supermarket or Shopping Centre
Starting a supermarket accident claim against any large organisation can feel like an insurmountable task, especially if you are still recovering physically. However, you do not need to worry. The Compensation Experts are to help you from your initial consultation to a referral to an appropriate law firm.
We work with a select group of supermarket accident claim solicitors around the country. We will match you with an appropriate solicitor who will strive to secure the maximum compensation that you are entitled to. They will act on your behalf, to build the case that proves your injury. Your solicitor will also prove if the accident in supermarket could have been avoided, if the owners or operators had acted correctly, through either negligence or human error.
Your compensation payment will cover the physical damage you have sustained, but it should also allow for any additional expenses you have had as the result of your injury. The solicitors that The Compensation Experts work with have helped clients who have lost income through being unable to work or who have had to go through private medical care so as not to wait for medical attention or rehabilitative treatment through the NHS.
Claiming compensation for a fall in supermarket or shopping centre grounds is not about being greedy, it is about receiving a fair and appropriate payment for your injury and inconvenience; as well as the personal satisfaction of having the responsible party acknowledge their role.
You can either call The Compensation Experts directly or, if you prefer, complete our online form, for us to reply at a time that suits you.
Am I eligible?
If you have suffered an accident in supermarket or shopping centre in the last 3 years, due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to claim compensation.
If you were a child at the time of the accident, you may have a longer period to make a supermarket accident claim.
How much could I claim?
As every accident is different, knowing how much compensation for a fall in the supermarket you could be claim differs between cases. Factors that lead to the final figure include the extent of your injuries, loss of earnings, and future financial losses.
Our dedicated team of supermarket accident claim experts will give you an indication of how much compensation you may be eligible for.
How does the process work?
We understand that, when making an accident in supermarket claim, it’s important for you to know what to expect from the process. That’s why our lawyers make your experience as transparent & clear as possible.
Your solicitor will gather all the evidence, and notify the negligent party that you wish to begin claim proceedings. With your supermarket accident claim solicitor negotiating on your behalf, you will be kept up to date every step of the way.