Slip and Fall at Trader Joe’s

Did You Slip and Fall at Trader Joe’s? Let Our Attorneys Help

Trader Joe’s is an American grocery store chain founded in 1967 in Pasadena, California. Its headquarters are in Monrovia, California. With nearly 500 stores and over 10,000 employees, Trader Joe’s operates stores in 41 states and District of Columbia. The influx of shoppers in the store and parking lot requires Trader Joe’s employees to regularly inspect the store for any foreseeable harm to its customers. Failure by the store’s employees to regularly inspect the premises to ensure that it is safe may cause shoppers to fall and injure themselves.

If you were injured while shopping at a South Carolina Trader Joe’s, call the Steinberg Law Firm at (843) 720-2800 for a free consultation with an experienced slip and fall attorney.

Slip and Fall Injuries to Trader Joe’s Customers

Many slip and fall accidents are preventable. They are usually caused by the negligence of the store and its employee to inspect and maintain the premises in a safe manner. From cleaning of spills or making necessary repairs, Trader Joe’s employees can help to prevent or minimize the likelihood that a shopper could slip and fall.

Causes of slip and fall accidents, include:

  • Lack of warning signs
  • Wet floor due to snow or ice, spilled liquids, and
  • Defective or Lack of handrails
  • Broken, ripped, or uneven flooring
  • Spilled or dropped food and liquids
  • Broken steps or stairs

Slip and fall injuries include:

If you slip and fall at Trader Joe’s, you may incur physical and emotion injuries. You may receive compensation for your damages, such as:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages and future wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of earning capacity

What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Trader Joe’s:

If you fall at Trader Joe’s, you may not know what do next. Here are steps that you should follow after your slip and fall.

  1. Get medical attention immediately after your fall.
  2. Do not give any statements to or sign any documents from any Trader Joe’s employees or representative.
  3. Document everything involving the accident, including
  • Date, time and location of your slip and fall
  • Details about your fall
  • Photographs of your injuries immediately after and days after your fall
  • Names of witnesses, if possible or if any
  1. Keep all records concerning your fall, including medical reports and bills.
  2. Contact an attorney to handle your case and protect your rights.

Call Steinberg Law Firm at (843) 720-2800 and hire an experienced personal injury attorney.

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