When a person goes shopping, whether it be in the grocery store or to the mall, they never anticipate that they might end up getting injured in the store and leave in an ambulance instead of their own car. You expect that you walk into a store, you will get what you went there for and leave in the same condition that you got there in. However, there are a lot of scenarios that can happen while you are in a store that could injure you. Perhaps you are walking down the aisle of a grocery store and you slip and fall on a liquid that has spilled. Or, a display in a store was poorly constructed and falls on you. These accidents can cause serious injuries that result in mounting medical bills, time out of work, and the inability to conduct your life the way you normally did prior to the accident.
There are a number of things you should know about filing a personal injury case against a shopping center if you are injured in one. Before leaving the scene of the accident, you should try to take pictures of the unsafe conditions that injured you. In addition, you should contact the store managers to notify them that you were injured in their store before you leave. If you fail to do so, the company might come back and say they had no idea that anyone was injured in their store which could be detrimental to your case.
If you are injured in a store such as a shopping mall or a supermarket, you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can assist you in putting together your case against the responsible party.
If you require experienced legal representation for a West Virginia personal injury matter, please contact Bailey Javins & Carter, L.C. to schedule a free consultation.