Slip and falls at a Dunkin’, and other coffee shops happen far too often.
If you have had the misfortune to have been injured in a slip and fall at a Dunkin’ store or any other coffee shop, you may be able to file a claim against the store.
There are a few things you need to do after the accident.
The first step to take is to tell the store manager and after this you should go and seek medical treatment.
Of course, if you are seriously injured you will have to get someone to report your slip and fall on your behalf.
If you receive any medical treatment you should keep the evidence such as invoices and receipts.
It is also important to take down the contact details of any witnesses who saw your slip and fall accident as they can vouch later that your injury took place in a Dunkin’ store or any other coffee shop.
Injuries From a Slip and Fall at a Coffee and Donut Shop
Injuries from a slip and fall at Dunkin’ stores and other established businesses may depend on how you fall.
If you fall backwards you could damage your spinal cord which could lead to a life-long injury.
You could also get shoulder and neck injuries. If you fall forwards the sorts of injuries you may expect could be:
- traumatic brain injury if you hit your head on a hard object;
- broken arm if you try to break your fall;
- facial lacerations and bruising caused when falling against a sharp object;
- chest injuries.
What to Do if Injured at a Coffee and Donut Shop
There are several steps you may follow if you are injured at a Dunkin’ store or any other coffee shop.
The first step is to inform the store manager.
The second is to get yourself to a hospital for medical treatment.
After that you should ensure you have all the evidence to prove your slip and fall caused injuries that took place at Dunkin’ or any other coffee shop so that you can file a claim against the store.
Evidence to Prove Your Injury Was From a Coffee and Donut Shop Slip and Fall
The evidence that is needed to help prove fault for your injury from the slip and fall:
- eye-witness accounts of your slip and fall;
- photos of the hazard that caused the slip and fall;
- your doctor’s report describing your injuries and likely recovery time;
- a copy of your report to the store manager.
Get Help With Your Claim
It is never easy to win a personal injury claim for a slip and fall accident.
Hiring a personal injury attorney can give you the help you need to win the full amount of compensation for the financial hardship caused by the accident.
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*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 Dunkin’ Donuts, or another party, you may not be entitled to any compensation.