Did You Slip and Fall at Whole Foods Market? Our Attorneys Can Help
Whole Foods Market is an American supermarket chain founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, where it is currently headquartered. Whole Foods Market has 500 locations in the United States and United Kingdom and employs over 90,000 employees. Like other grocery stores, Whole Foods Market has a legal responsibility to its customers to ensure their safety while on the premises. This includes consistent inspections of the store to prevent accidents, including slip and falls.
If you were injured while shopping at Whole Foods, call Steinberg Law Firm at (843) 720-2800 for a free consultation with an experienced slip and fall attorney.
Slip and Fall Injuries to Whole Foods Customers
Slip and fall accidents at Whole Foods Market may occur in many ways. They include:
- Merchandise falling off of shelves
- Wet floor due to snow or ice, spilled liquids, and
- Defective or Lack of handrails
- Cords or hoses across an aisle
- Ice and snow on walkways, entranceways, and parking lot
- Broken steps or stairs
Whole Foods Market shoppers range from babies to the elderly. Age, physical fitness and health can play a major part in how a person is injured in a slip and fall accident. The natural reaction to falling is to try and catch yourself. Therefore, injuries from trying to stop the fall may result in ever worse injuries than if the person just allowed themselves to fall down. Injuries from slip and fall accidents include:
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Facial injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Broken Bones and Fractures
- Cuts and abrasions
A slip and fall at Whole Foods Market may cause you a reduced enjoyment of life due to your injuries. You may be entitled to compensation because your slip and. You may recover damages, such as:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Lost wages and future wages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earning capacity
- Damage to personal property
- Physical therapy or continuing medical treatment
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Whole Foods Market
If you fall at Whole Food Markets, you become disoriented. You may be too disoriented to know what to do after your slip and fall. Here are some steps to take.
- Get medical attention immediately after your fall.
- Do not give any statements to or sign any documents from any Whole Foods Market employees or representative.
- 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
- Keep all records concerning your fall, including medical reports and bills.
- 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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