You’re shopping— in a “big box” or warehouse store—and you find yourself surrounded by floor-to ceiling stacks of merchandise. It’s an accident waiting to happen—and maybe this has happened to you. If you’ve been injured by falling merchandise in a Florida store there is a very good chance, that with the right injury lawyer by your side, you have a claim to receive money to compensate for the losses you’ve suffered.
Types of Injuries Caused by Merchandise Falling in a Store
In Florida, we see many injuries caused by merchandise falling on someone in a store including
- Concussions and other head injuries
- Contusions and lacerations
- Spinal injuries
- Herniated discs
- Fractured bones
- Injuries to the tendons and ligaments
What to Do When You are Injured in a Big Box Store
If you’ve been injured by falling merchandise in a big box store in Florida, if you can, use your cell phone camera to take pictures of the area. Ask for names and contact information of witnesses who saw what happened. And, file a report with the store, either immediately after the incident or soon afterward.
Get Help from a Florida Personal Injury Lawyer
The next step is to get help from a seasoned Florida personal injury lawyer without delay, as the law limits the amount of time you have to file a claim. You want to speak to a lawyer who handles personal injury claims exclusively. He or she has the knowledge and resources to investigate the circumstances of your accident while evidence is still available and to bring in any experts necessary to prove your claim.
Jim Dodson has had a long and successful career of more than 25 years helping accident victims get the money they deserve. The consultation is free, and you pay nothing until we win money for you. Do you need answers to your legal questions after an accident? Simply pick up the phone and call us at 888-207-0905.