Electronics stores are filled with all kinds of technical and electrical items to buy. The more you know about these items the easier it will be to make your purchase. However it doesn’t matter how much or little information you have to work with, you’d expect to go home with a purchase rather than an injury.
Electronics store injuries do happen from time to time but for the most part stores like this don’t pose any problems or danger. You may end up being injured because you weren’t looking where you were going, but this would be your fault.
In much the same way, tripping over your shoelaces wouldn’t be anyone else’s fault but your own. However if negligence displayed by another person led to electronics store injuries being suffered by you, there is an increased chance you could end up being hurt.
What kinds of accident could happen?
Slips, trips and falls can happen anywhere, and they could indeed lead to electronics store injuries as well. For example someone might neglect to tidy away the rubbish after unpacking and putting goods up for sale on a shelf. There could be a spillage on the floor that might lead to a problem if you happen to slip over in it and break your wrist.
These are just a couple of random examples, but as you can imagine there is the potential for lots of things to happen if the people in charge of the shop do not take every precaution to keep their customers safe. Health and safety measures are designed to be there for a reason. If the owners neglect to follow these measures there is a bigger chance someone could be hurt.
Calling the experts
There could be all kinds of reasons why you might be reading this, but if you’ve been injured in any way while you were walking round an electronics store, it is worth getting proper legal advice. You may be unsure whether you could make a compensation claim or not.
Accident Advice Helpline can consider the facts present in your situation so we can determine whether a no win, no fee* claim to seek compensation could result in a good outcome for you. Call us on 0800 689 0500 now. This is the best way to work out whether you could get any compensation of your own very soon.
Date Published: September 1, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead
Category: Accident in a shop