What to Do If Injured From a Slip and Fall at an Aldi Store*

Discount grocery stores and supermarkets often keep their prices down by employing fewer employees.

This doesn’t absolve them from the responsibility to make sure their customers can shop in safety.

It’s often when a store or supermarket fails to keep their premises clean and tidy that accidents happen.

Slip and fall accidents in Aldi, or any other established grocery store can cause quite serious injuries at times.

If this is what has happened to you at a visit to an Aldi supermarket, or at any other store, and you believe that your injuries shouldn’t have happened if the staff had prevented or warned about a slip and fall hazard, you may have the right to claim compensation.

Successful personal injury claims can be made when suitable evidence is submitted with the claim.

Injuries From a Slip and Fall at a Discount Supermarket

Each accident in a store or supermarket has its own unique set of circumstances.

Some accidents cause only minor injuries; others are much more serious.

The variation in degree of seriousness depends on how the person reacts to the sudden slip, whether anything hard or sharp is struck on the way down, how the arms or legs are used to protect the rest of the body, etc.

Slip and fall injuries from a fall in a supermarket could include any of the following:

  • dislocated shoulders, limbs or hips;
  • bruising;
  • cuts and gashes;
  • broken bones, including limbs and ribs;
  • back and neck injuries;
  • face and teeth injuries;
  • head and brain injuries.

What to Do if Injured at a Discount Supermarket

Attend to your injuries first. If you need emergency treatment, call for help quickly.

Make sure the store management is made aware of the injury, where and how it happened and the nature of your injuries.

If you are aware that the store was to blame for the accident, take photos of the accident scene of you can.

A cell phone may be used for images. Look to see whether there was a store surveillance camera anywhere near you that may have seen and recorded the whole accident.

Ask anyone nearby if they are prepared to act as eye witnesses. If so, make a note of their contact details.

What to Do If Injured From a Slip and Fall at an Aldi Store*

Evidence to Prove Your Injury was from a Discount Supermarket Slip and Fall Injury

Evidence that your injury was:

  • a) caused by negligence on part of the store; and
  • b) definitely occurred within the store, will be necessary to support your compensation claim.

Such evidence could be any combination of the following:

  • video footage taken and recorded by a store security camera;
  • your own photos of the injury and what caused it;
  • eye witness statements made by anyone who saw what happened;
  • your doctor’s assessment report on your injury and any other medical documentation.

Get Help With Your Claim

You can obtain useful legal help with your claim from a personal injury attorney by completing the Free Case Evaluation form above.

*Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be construed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Aldi, or another party, you may not be entitled to any compensation.

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