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Slip and Fall at Walmart

  • Published: December 14, 2022

Slip and Fall at Walmart

Walmart Aisle View

Slip and fall cases are some of the most common types of personal injury claims filed in the United States. In fact, slip and fall cases make up about 15% of all personal injury lawsuits. This means that thousands of people are filing these claims every year, so it’s incredibly likely that you’ve encountered one or more in your life.

Slip and Fall Basics

A slip and fall is an injury that occurs when you slip, trip, or fall on someone else’s property. If you have sustained a serious injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, then you may be able to pursue compensation for your injuries through a liability claim.

In order to successfully recover damages from the at-fault party, you must prove that they were negligent in their maintenance of the property and caused your accident. In most cases involving retail stores and other businesses where there is no clear evidence of fault, this can be difficult to do without hiring a personal injury attorney who specializes in slip and falls. Here are some common questions about these types of cases:

  • What is considered negligence?
  • How do I know if my case has merit?
  • How much can I expect to get paid if I win?

Wal-Mart in Georgia

Whether it’s the annual Black Friday shopping frenzy or a random Tuesday afternoon, Walmart stores in Georgia are always bustling with activity.

Walmart has 215 stores in Georgia, making it easy for residents to find a store close by and avoid long lines. But even if there is no line at all, customers still have to be careful when they shop at Walmart. Every inch of the store is covered in video cameras so that employees can monitor customers’ movements and make sure they’re not stealing anything from the shelves or otherwise causing trouble—but these cameras can also be used against you if you slip and fall on their premises.

Walmart employs over sixy-six thousand people statewide, many of whom work part time as cashiers or stockers while they attend college classes full-time during the semester; others may be retired from other jobs but still want an active schedule that allows them to interact with people daily.

Take action! Determine which steps to take right now.

Now that you’re aware of the situation, it’s time to take action. Here are some things you can do:

  • Get medical treatment. You may have injuries that won’t show up until days or weeks after your accident. Don’t risk further injury by waiting too long before seeking medical attention, even if you feel like everything is fine right now!
  • Get a copy of the accident report. This will be helpful in filing your claim against Walmart and determining who else may be responsible for paying compensation for your injuries.
  • Contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible so they can advise which steps to take next (and ensure there isn’t anything more they should be doing). They’ll also help keep track of what’s going on with Walmart so nothing falls through the cracks!

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If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident at Walmart, you may be eligible to seek compensation for your injuries. Contact our experienced personal injury attorneys today by calling 404-383-8835 or filling out our online contact form.

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