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Pasco County, Florida Retail Store Accident Lawyer

Here in Pasco County, there is no shortage of shopping malls, department stores, and other places to get the things you want and need. Whether you’re making a quick trip to the store for a new shirt or you’re looking to make a day out of your shopping spree, you have tons of options. On your way to the store, a serious accident occurring is likely the last thing on your mind, but, unfortunately, accidents can, and do, happen just about anywhere. If you were injured in a retail store, our competent Florida retail store accident lawyer is here to help. Contact Wendy Doyle-Palumbo today to learn more about what we can do for you.

Do I Need to Hire a Florida Retail Store Accident Lawyer?

When someone is injured in a retail store, they often have to go through the retail store’s attorneys before getting compensated. Though it may seem like an uphill battle, especially when facing a large corporation retail or department store, it doesn’t have to be. Our seasoned Hudson slip and fall lawyer has decades of experience representing clients who’ve been injured in a wide range of incidents involving premises liability, and she is here to help you as well.

Common Causes of Retail & Department Store Accidents

As you know, retail and department stores are full of a wide assortment of merchandise, often have several floors, and are chock full of other shoppers. For this reason, retail store ownership and staff must be vigilant when maintaining their premises. When they fail to do so, their store can quickly present a wide range of safety hazards to unsuspecting patrons. Some of the most common causes of retail store accidents that we see are as follows:

  • Spilled liquids or slippery surfaces
  • Runaway shopping carts
  • Lack of security, or inadequate security
  • Merchandise falling from shelves
  • Debris left in aisles
  • Unsafe retail store parking lots
  • Dim lighting
  • Poorly placed floor mats or merchandise displays
  • Defective automatic doors
  • Malfunctioning elevators or escalators

Collecting Evidence After an Injury

After you’ve been hurt, if you can, you should do your best to collect evidence documenting exactly how your accident happened. Try to do the following:

  • Take pictures of the safety hazard that caused you to slip or trip and fall.
  • Ask witnesses for their contact information.
  • Receive immediate medical treatment.
  • Notify the store owner or management of your injury and ensure they write up an incident report.
  • Hire a competent retail store accident lawyer who can work to obtain all other evidence needed to satisfy the burden of proof in your personal injury claim.

If we can prove your claim, you should be entitled to financial compensation to help you deal with the economic and non-economic damages caused by your accident.

Contact a Retail Store Accident Lawyer Today

Wendy Doyle-Palumbo has fought on behalf of countless injury victims in Florida over the years, and she’s here to fight for you as well. Contact our firm today to schedule a free case evaluation.

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