Slip and Fall at The Fresh Market Supermarket in Boca Raton
The closest Fresh Market Supermarket for Boca Raton residents is located in Delray Beach, just off Linton on Federal Highway. The Fresh Market is best-known for its fresh, wholesome, organic food selection, but shoppers also rave about the extensive meat counter, seafood counter, and the deli counter which includes numerous pre-cooked selections available for take out. The bakery section is also well known for its large selection of breads, pastries and sweets.
Boca Raton visitors to grocery stores like The Fresh Market also know that both the parking lot and the store itself are often full of busy shoppers, hurrying to complete their purchases and head home. Sometimes, when visitors are shopping, unintentional dangerous conditions can occur inside in the supermarket or the parking lot that can lead to a slip and fall accident. If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident at the Fresh Market near Boca Raton or a market in any other location, contact the legal team at Frankl & Kominsky for assistance with your claim.Slip and Fall: Serious Accidents with Serious Injuries
The term “slip and fall” may sound benign, but a slip and fall accident at a grocery store such as the Fresh Market may lead to injuries. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and fall injuries account for over 1 million emergency room visits every year. The same source reports that fractures are the most common reason for an emergency room visit after a slip and fall. These falls can cause numerous other injuries as well, including strains, sprains, head injuries, spinal injuries, and joint injuries. In some cases, slip and fall accidents can be fatal. According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, slip or trip and fall accidents account for 15% of all accidental deaths. Moreover, if a Boca Raton shopper slips and falls at a Fresh Market, they may miss days of work because of injuries sustained from the slip and fall. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 22% of slip and fall accidents resulted in victims losing more than 31 days from work in 2002. The average medical cost from a slip and fall accident, according to OSHA, is $22,800.
In other words, a slip and fall accident at a grocery store such as the Fresh Market is not something a victim should ignore. There may be serious and long term damage from a slip and fall that was caused by negligence of the store owner or manager.Legal Help from Frankl & Kominsky
Every slip and fall or trip and fall accident is different, and requires a unique approach depending on the individual situation. At Frankl & Kominsky, our lawyers know there is no "one size fits all" for a slip and fall, and works closely with clients to try and address that their individual needs are met. Frankl & Kominsky is also familiar with the laws and statutes regarding the full range of personal injury cases, and understands the standards for trying to proving negligence against a supermarket such as the Fresh Market or other store where a slip and fall accident occurred. The lawyers at Frankl & Kominsky have experience representing victims of slip and fall cases, and will discuss your legal options regarding your slip and fall case. If you have experienced a slip and fall at The Fresh Market in Boca Raton, or at another location, call us today at (561) 609-1948 for a free consultation. You can also fill out or online form. We are fluent in Spanish and Creole.