Have you slipped over and injured yourself in a restaurant? If you think that it was the fault of an employee in the restaurant or because the restaurant wasn’t being managed properly you may be able to take appropriate legal action against whoever was to blame.
If bills are mounting up, filing a personal injury lawsuit against the restaurant or their staff may be the best option. Talk to a personal injury attorney as soon as your injuries allow you to do so.
The attorney will explain your options and pursue your case on your behalf if there is a good chance of winning the claim.
Slip and Fall Accidents in a Filipino Style Fast Food Restaurant
Slip and fall accidents are consistently the most likely way to get injured in a restaurant, although occasionally patrons suffer from burns and may also get sick from food poisoning. Many slip and fall accidents are the fault of a lazy employee or employees who have not had sufficient training or are overworked.
Poor management can lead to the sorts of conditions where slip and fall accidents are more likely to occur. A well run restaurant of any type with well trained and hard working staff is less likely to have an accident at all.
If you do have a bad accident in a restaurant, it may not be your fault. If you think you can prove that it was due to negligent staff or restaurant management you may have a good basis for making a claim for compensation.
Slip and fall accidents can lead to a variety of injuries, including sprains, strains, broken bones as well as cuts and bruises. Nasty burns or scalds are possible if you fall over on something hot or hot food or drink is spilled over you when you slip or trip up.
Liability Must be Proven in a Slip and Fall Accident
If you are injured on someone else’s property, and you are confident that you were not to blame, you may have a case for claiming compensation for the medical expenses you have incurred, loss of income, and possibly more intangible payments for pain and suffering and other effects.
Premises liability rules vary somewhat from state to state so you should talk to an experienced personal injury attorney soon after your accident to decide whether you have a chance of taking legal action.
In all premises liability lawsuits, the onus is on you, the plaintiff to demonstrate clearly who was to blame for your injuries.
The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be construed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Jollibee or any other party you may not be entitled to any compensation.