Broke A Leg At Family Dollar?*

When you go onto a store's property, you can expect it to be safe. After all, if they are open for business it is their responsibility to keep the area safe for visitors and free from obstructions. If you were on a discount store's property and you fell because their negligence and that caused a broken leg, then they can be held liable for the damages that you suffered. You will need to enlist the help of a personal injury attorney who is licensed in your state.

The Elements of Negligence in an Accident That Broke Your Leg

To have a successful personal injury claim, you will need to prove negligence. There are four elements of negligence – duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages. Every store owes a duty to its customers to ensure their safety. If that duty is breached and an accident occurs, then the first three elements of negligence have been met.

The last element of negligence is showing that you suffered damages because of this accident. You will need to provide supporting documentation, such as medical bills, proof of lost wages, photos of the injuries, and a copy of the accident report. With the right documentation, you can show them a monetary value for your personal injury claim against Family Dollar.

Broke Leg During a Fall At A Discount Store?

If you were going shopping and you tripped and fell over broken pavement in the parking lot that should have been repaired months ago, you can hold that particular store liable. Broken legs are serious, so call an ambulance to transport you to the hospital. You will need to get a copy of the accident report.

  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium
  • Permanent scarring and disfigurement
  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Past and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering

Evidence is essential to the success of your personal injury claim. Here are a few of the documents that you will need to prove your damages:

  • Medical records
  • Medical bills
  • Prescription receipts
  • Copy of the accident report
  • Photos of your injuries
  • Proof of missed work and lost wages
  • Medical excuses indicating future medical needs and future loss of earnings

Consult With A Personal Injury Attorney

If you suffered a broken leg because of the negligence of a store's staff or management, you should consult with a personal injury attorney who is licensed in your state. With the help of an attorney, your odds of a successful personal injury claim increase significantly. Personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, so you have no out-of-pocket expense. There is a strict statute of limitations, and if you wait too long, you will not be able to pursue a claim. Complete the Free Case Evaluation Form today.

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

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