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Slipped and Fell at a Department Store | Lawyer

Whether it was a wet floor, a ripped carpet or a dimly lit staircase, slips, trips and falls can happen anywhere. However, accidents like these are common in department stores.

In most cases, store employees do a good job of warning their customers about any hazards that could lead to a slip, trip or fall. We’ve all seen the ‘slippery floor’ and ‘caution’ signs, but sometimes this simple warning is neglected, and it can put customers in real danger.

Here are some of the most common ways slips, trips and falls can happen:

  • Slipped on a wet floor
  • Tripped on a bunched carpet
  • Escalator malfunction
  • Tripped over items
  • Slipped on slush
  • Fell down stairs
  • Dimly lit areas
  • Slipped on icy entrance
  • Tripped on a rug
  • Fell on escalator

If any of these scenarios caused you or a family member to get injured, call us! We’ll put our best slip and fall lawyers on your case, so you can be confident you’re going to get fair compensation.

Common Stores For Slips, Trips and Falls

There are a number of ways you can get injured after a slip, trip or fall. It can happen anytime, anywhere. However, these accidents most frequently happen at these popular department stores:

  • 99 Cents Only Store
  • Apple Store
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bartell Drug
  • Bass Pro Shop
  • Bed, Bath, & Beyond
  • Best Buy
  • Coat Factory
  • Cabela’s
  • Crate & Barrel
  • CVS
  • Department store
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dillard’s
  • Dollar General
  • Dollar Tree
  • Five Below
  • Foot Locker
  • The Gap
  • Health Mart
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Hobby Town
  • Homegoods
  • Houchens
  • J.C. Penney
  • Joseph A. Bank
  • Kinko’s
  • Kirkland’s
  • Kmart
  • Kohl’s
  • L.L. Bean
  • Macy’s
  • L.A. Fitness
  • Macy’s
  • Marshall’s
  • Men’s Wearhouse
  • Michael’s
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Nordstrom
  • Ollie’s Bargain Outlet
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • REI
  • Rite Aid
  • Stein Mart
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Target
  • Valu-Rite
  • Walgreen’s
  • Walmart

What To Do After A Fall At A Department Store

There are several steps you will want to follow if you’ve been hurt due to someone else’s negligence. These steps include:

  • Seek immediate medical attention
  • Take pictures
  • Get witness statements
  • File a report with the store
  • Contact an attorney who will protect your rights

Our team of experienced attorneys can help investigate your accident and make sure you’ll get the best result possible from a claim. Whether you fell at Walmart, slipped on a wet floor at Target, or tripped on a carpet at another department store, contact us for a FREE consultation.

We’ll put our best attorneys on your case, and the best part: we work on contingency fees. That means we only get paid if we get you a successful claim.

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