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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    What to do if you’re hurt in a supermarket


    Supermarket home deliveries have become a lot more popular in recent years. However, despite all that, many people still prefer to actually visit a supermarket to do their weekly or monthly shop.

    For the most part, this means using a trolley and walking up and down the aisles to find the goods that are needed. If you have done this, you will know there are times when the supermarket is very busy, and other times it might be a lot quieter. However, there is no telling when the potential to get hurt in a supermarket might increase, which may in turn put you in danger of having an accident.

    How could you be hurt in a supermarket?

    Slipping over in a spillage that has not been dealt with is potentially one of the more common examples of something that can go wrong. There is also a chance of being hurt if you trip over an obstacle that has been left on the floor. For instance, this could mean tripping over a cardboard box, or a tin that has been dropped and not picked up. Spillages can be slippery, but even when they are cleaned up they should be marked as such with a yellow sign.

    Many accidents that can potentially occur in a supermarket are entirely preventable. When something like this happens and you are left nursing an injury of some kind, it is only to be expected that you might want to find out more about the likelihood of making a no win, no fee* claim. After all, you may have been injured in ways that will have an impact on your life.

    Can we help?

    It may initially be hard to work out whether you have a good case to argue or not. To this end, it is always better to consider whether you should make a no win, no fee* claim with the assistance of someone who has experience in this area. By calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, you can speak to someone who can help.

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    Let us assist you in clarifying matters so you can find out whether a compensation claim could be made on your behalf. If we believe it could be, we will try to match you with one of our team who can help you. A professional injury lawyer could soon be working on your case on your behalf.

    Date Published: March 6, 2016

    Author: Allison Whitehead

    Category: Accident in a shop

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