Steak ‘n Shake is an American casual restaurant chain with locations mainly in the Midwestern and Southern United States, as well as in the Mid-Atlantic and Western United States, and Europe. Steak ‘n Shake Operations, Inc. has its headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has 544 locations, of which 417 are operated by the company, and 127 are franchised. It has 20,000 employees. Due to the thousands of diners who visit the restaurant, the workers at Steak ‘n Shake may sometimes fail to notice any spills that take place. They have a duty to ensure the safety of the patrons who dine in their restaurant.
What Type of Injuries Have Steak ‘n Shake’s Customers Sustained?
It is possible to suffer a severe back injury if a customer falls backwards striking their back on a table. The customer could even suffer a spinal injury, which can be very serious and life-altering. An accident in a restaurant usually occurs suddenly, and thus, you may not have enough notice to take hold of anything to prevent you from falling.
If you were injured while dining at Steak ‘n Shake because of the negligence of the restaurant’s employees, you can file a lawsuit claiming negligence, and you may have a right to receive damages for your injuries.
Following are some of the common kinds of injuries that customers suffer in slip and fall accidents:
- Spinal injury
- Back injury
- Brain damage
- Hip injury
If you suffered a similar injury while dining at Steak ‘n Shake, you may be able to receive compensation, which is comparable to that of other personal injury lawsuits, and will be helpful in your recovery. Among the expenses it may cover are:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Potential future medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Steak ‘n Shake:
1. See a doctor immediately for your injuries.
2. Do not sign any forms from Steak n’ Shake’s management, their lawyers or insurance representatives, before speaking with an attorney.
3. Do not file a claim against them on your own. Call Briskman Briskman & Greenberg, and hire a seasoned personal injury attorney.