Slip and Fall at Fresh Market in Pompano Beach
Founded in North Carolina back in 1982, The Fresh Market grocery store has grown to a nationally-recognized brand. The Fresh Market has found its way to Pompano Beach, located on South Federal Highway, to serve residents and visitors. With a focus on supporting local growers and charities while also providing excellent customer service and high quality products at low prices, it’s no wonder that many Pompano residents choose to do their grocery shopping at The Fresh Market and are now lobbying for a second location.
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Customers and guests who visit the supermarket for their grocery needs do not expect to be shopping in an environment that makes a slip and fall accident a possibility. Unfortunately, accidents and negligence do happen, and that can result in serious consequences. Injuries, lost wages, and expensive medical bills as well as a feeling of shame or embarrassment can all result from a slip and fall accident in a grocery store such as The Fresh Market. It is important to know that a competent and experienced personal injury lawyer can possibly mean the difference in winning your claim against the negligence of property owners and managers.Injuries Involved in a Slip and Fall Accident
Most Pompano visitors to The Fresh Market or any other grocery store do not expect a slip and fall accident to occur at the store. The positive reputation, new stores, and positive appearance provide customers with a feeling of safety, which is sometimes misplaced. Most people do not expect to get hurt while doing a normal task like grocery shopping. However, accidents do occur. Sometimes these accidents involve slip and fall, and they may be caused due to negligence by the property owner or manager. Specifically, there are instances where the individuals responsible for The Fresh Market in Pompano, like all grocery stores, fail to maintain a clean and safe environment for customers and guests of the supermarket.
A slip and fall accident at a grocery store like the Pompano Fresh Market can include a variety of injuries, from the benign to the serious. Possible injuries from a slip and fall at a grocery store include:
- Bruising, scrapes, cuts, scratches, etc.
- Muscle damage or tears
- Fractures and/or broken bones
- Short- and/or long-term medical conditions, such as concussions or internal bleeding
Property owners and managers are responsible for keeping grocery stores such as The Fresh Market in the safest conditions possible. If this requirement is not met, then they are legally responsible in the case of a slip and fall accident by a customer or guest. If this is the case, then the property owner, manager, or corporation are the party who is legally required to pay compensation to the victim for any injuries, lost wages, or expensive medical bills.
A neglected shopping environment should be taken very seriously. Any potential hazards should be taken care of immediately and properly. Like all grocery stores, The Fresh Market is required to take action to mitigate potential injuries due to a dangerous condition. These hazards can include, but are not limited to:
- Displays protruding into aisles or walkways
- Loose or unsecured carpet/mats
- Spilled food or liquids
- Loose or broken pavement
- Unmarked wet floors
When involved in a slip and fall accident at The Fresh Market, or any other grocery store, you may not know exactly what to do in the moment. The lawyers Frankl Kominsky are available to try to assist you and provide legal guidance regarding your slip and fall. If you or someone you know in Pompano Beach is or has been a victim of a slip and fall accident, contact Frankl Kominsky for a free consultation at (561) 708-5461 or fill out our online form. We serve clients throughout south Florida. We are fluent in Spanish and Creole.