Supermarket Accidents in NYC | What You Need to Know

No one thinks of supermarkets are particularly dangerous places, however, there are times where supermarket management or staff is negligent, which often leads to accidents. If you were injured in a supermarket accident either in a slip and fall or otherwise, there is a very good chance that you are now seeking financial compensation to help cover the cost of your medical bills, lost wages, and more. Our firm is here to help. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable New York City personal injury attorney to learn more about supermarket accidents and how our firm can assist you if you have been injured in one. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What should I do if I am injured in a supermarket?

If you are injured in a supermarket accident, you should take the following steps to bolster your chances of winning a future personal injury claim:

  1. Notify the supermarket management of the accident. They should call the police to the scene and file a store incident report.
  2. Ask any witnesses for their name, phone number, and email address so you may contact them at a later date.
  3. Take pictures of the unsafe conditions that caused your accident.
  4. Seek immediate medical treatment.
  5. Ask your doctor for all medical documentation concerning your injuries.
  6. Retain the services of a knowledgeable New York City personal injury attorney.

How do I know if I have a valid personal injury claim?

To have a valid personal injury claim, your New York City personal injury attorney will have to gather and present sufficient evidence to satisfy the burden of proof on your behalf. As long as your attorney can prove that you were injured as a direct result of another party’s negligence, there is a very good chance that you will have a valid personal injury claim and win the compensation to which you are entitled.

What is the statute of limitations for premises liability claims in New York State?

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in New York State is, generally, three years, which means that you must not wait any longer than three years from the date of your accident to take legal action against the liable party. If you wait longer than three years, you will most likely relinquish your right to financial compensation. Do not let this happen. We can help you today. All you have to do is give us a call.


At Mark L. Bodner, P.C., we are committed to guiding clients through each step of the medical malpractice and personal injury claims process. Our firm understands how traumatic it can be when you become a victim of negligence. We are prepared to fight on your behalf to help you recover a maximum compensation award.聽Contact our firm today.