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Shopping Cart From BJ’s Wholesale Club Hit My Parked Car*

Causes Of Shopping Cart Accidents

A shopping car accident could be caused by many things. They could be the result of a customer leaving a shopping cart out in the open and not returning it or a customer not paying attention and letting a buggy ram a car. Often, the shopping carts aren’t brought in the store by employees in a timely manner, or there isn’t enough corrals or storage spaces to keep them from hitting vehicles. Supermarket employees should regularly check the parking lot and make sure that the carts are put away so accidents can be avoided. If they fail to do this, then the accidents are caused by the store’s negligence and the supermarket can be held liable.

If you find your car was hit by a shopping cart from BJ’s Wholesale Club, or any other supermarket cart you should file an accident report. Be sure to get photos of the damages, and of the accident scene. If there were witnesses, ask them for written statements. Be sure to get the contact details for any witnesses. Maintain thorough documentation to support your claim against a supermarket after the shopping cart accident.

Kinds Of Damages Sustained In A Supermarket Shopping Cart Accident

If a shopping cart from a supermarket hits your parked car, there could be a variety of damages to your car. These damages can add up fast, so you may want to make sure you hold the at-fault party liable for all your damages. Damages might include scratches, chipped paint, dents, dings, broken lights, broken glass, and grill or bumper damages. You will need to make sure you get a written repair estimate from a qualified repair facility so you can show how your vehicle was damaged by the BJ’s Wholesale Club shopping cart.

Work With A Personal Injury Attorney

If a shopping cart has hit your parked car and caused damage, you should pursue property damages through a personal injury claim against the responsible party. Enlist the help of a personal injury lawyer in your area. Personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, so you may not pay any fees upfront. Schedule your free case review today.

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*The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be construed as legal advice. If you file a claim against BJ’s Wholesale Club or any other party, you may not be entitled to any compensation.

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