Jewel-Osco is a supermarket chain with its headquarters located in the Chicago, Illinois suburb of Itasca. It has 185 stores throughout northern, central, and western Illinois; eastern Iowa; and parts of northwest Indiana. With more than 45,000 associates, and a 45 percent share of the grocery market in Chicago, hundreds or even thousands of customers visit Jewel-Osco on a daily basis. In fact, at least once per month, consumers from 80 percent of all households in the Chicago metropolitan area visit Jewel-Osco.
Given the large number of visitors to the store, Jewel-Osco’s employees may neglect to notice spills that can cause customers to slip and fall. Jewel-Osco’s employees have an obligation to make certain that their customers are kept safe while they are shopping in their stores. If you suffered an injury while you were shopping in Jewel-Osco, call Briskman Briskman & Greenberg at 1-877-595-HURT (4878) for a free consultation with an attorney.
What Kind of Injuries Have Jewel-Osco’s Customers Sustained?
Sometimes slip and fall injuries occur and result in serious injuries. Because of the popularity of Jewel-Osco, customers are likely to come across unexpected perils. For example, customers may slip and fall due to spilled liquids. Or they may slip and fall due to the presence of various obstacles in the aisles.
If you suffered severe injuries while shopping at Jewel-Osco due to the negligence of its employees, you may have a valid case of negligence against the supermarket chain. You may be able to secure compensation to help you in your recovery.
Some common kinds of injuries that customers suffer in slip and fall accidents include:
- Hip fracture
- Back injury
- Head injury
- Leg fracture
If you have suffered these kinds of injuries at Jewel-Osco, you may be have a right to receive compensation. This compensation is similar to that of other personal injury lawsuits, and could include:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Possible future medical expenses
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Jewel-Osco:
See a physician right away to treat you for your injury.
Do not sign any forms from Jewel-Osco management or anyone representing them, including their attorneys and insurance company representatives, before communicating with an attorney.
Do not file a claim against them on your own. Call Briskman Briskman & Greenberg, and hire a personal injury attorney to represent you.