Whole Foods is an American supermarket chain that specializes in selling foods without preservatives, colors, flavors sweeteners and hydrogenated fats. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, as of September 2016, the store had 91,000 employees and 436 supermarkets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Its principal produce procurement office is located in Watsonville, California.
Due to the thousands of visitors to the store each day, Whole Foods’ employees may fail to notice spills that can cause customers to slip and fall. Whole Foods’ employees have an obligation to ensure that their customers remain safe. If you suffered an injury while you were shopping in Whole Foods, call Briskman Briskman & Greenberg at 1-877-595-HURT (4878) for a free consultation with an attorney.
What Kind of Injuries Have Whole Foods’ Customers Sustained?
Due to the increasing number of customers who frequent the store, many visitors to the supermarket may be likely to come across a great deal of unforeseen dangers. For instance, it is possible for customers to slip and fall on slippery floors that have not been cleaned. Or they may slip and fall due to produce that fell in the aisles, or beverages that have spilled.
If you suffered severe injuries while visiting Whole Foods due to the negligent behavior of its employees, you may have a strong case of negligence against the store that could result in your receipt of damages for your injuries.
Some common kinds of injuries that customers suffer in slip and fall accidents are:
- Spinal cord injury
- Shoulder injury
- Traumatic brain injury
If you have suffered such slip and fall injuries at Whole Foods, you may be eligible to receive compensation. This compensation is very much like that of other personal injury matters, and can help you pay for the following expenses:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of enjoyment of life
What to do After a Slip and Fall Accident at Whole Foods:
- Call a doctor immediately for treatment of your injury.
- Do not sign any papers from Whole Foods’ management, their attorneys or insurance company representatives, without an initial consultation with an attorney.
- Do not file a claim against them by yourself. Call Briskman Briskman & Greenberg, and hire a personal injury attorney to act on your behalf.