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Claims Against Booths

Have you suffered an accident as a customer or employee of Booths? If you have, and it was in the past three years, you could be entitled to claim compensation. Talk to us about claims against Booths.

It doesn’t matter whether you were a customer or are directly or indirectly employed by Booths. If your injuries were caused by failings in health and safety or negligence, then you could be eligible to claim compensation.

Contact the claims experts

Jefferies Solicitors have over 25 years of experience in dealing with compensation claims. If you have suffered an injury because of an accident that wasn’t your fault, our lawyers may be able to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and help you win the compensation you are entitled to.

If you have been in an accident at work or in a public place, contact us on 0800 342 3206 or get in touch online.

Except for children, there is a three-year time limit on making a personal injury claim. This time limit begins from the date that the accident occurred. You should contact us as soon as possible to assess your case.

Claims Against Booths

Booths have a duty of care to provide customers to their stores with a safe environment in which to shop. When they fail in that duty – and an injury occurs – they become the liable party in a claim for an accident in Booths.

We have been successful in obtaining compensation for clients who have suffered as a result of an accident that has occurred in various supermarket stores and warehouses. What’s more, we offer every client a no win no fee service to make your claim risk-free.

If you have suffered an accident whilst visiting a Booth’s store or working for Booths then please contact us and one of our team will discuss the circumstances that lead to your injury and will be able to advise you as to whether you have a claim.

ELIGIBILITY CHECKER

Types of store and warehouse injuries

Some of the common ways injuries are sustained by staff and customers can include, but are not limited to:

  • Slips, trips, and falls from spillages
  • Racking and storage injuries
  • Kitchen injuries from hot oil or equipment
  • Food health and hygiene illnesses
  • Escalator injuries
  • Strains or sprains caused by poor lifting or moving
  • Car park injuries
  • Falls from ladder
  • Objects falling – boxes or equipment falling from a place of storage
  • Exposure to harmful substancesHarmful chemicals can be used in warehouses, either for cleaning or other purposes

Some of the common injuries that are sustained include:

  • Back Injuries – Due to manual handling accidents and slips, trips or falls
  • Heat burns – From oil or equipment
  • Chemical burns – From employers not providing the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and training
  • Crush Injuries – From falling objects and racking
  • Food Poisoning – From out of date food or lack of health and hygiene controls

If you have suffered an injury in an accident in a Booths warehouse or supermarket that you believe was not your fault, you could be owed compensation. Call our experts today for a no-obligation discussion to find out if you have a potential claim against Booths.

WHAT TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT AT BOOTHS?

  • Report the incident to Booths in their stores “Accident Report Book”
  • Use your phone to take photos of any injuries or hazards that caused the accident
  • Get the details of any witnesses to the accident.
  • Evidence of a loss of earnings if your injury has resulted in you needing time off work. Documents related to other financial expenditures connected to your injuries may also be required. This could include travel receipts to and from medical appointments.
  • Seek medical attention

HOW DOES THE CLAIMS PROCESS WORK?

At Jefferies, once we have carried out an initial consultation, we will take care of the paperwork required to start your case.

A letter will be sent to you following an initial consultation with your solicitor. This will be a summary of the discussion you had and will confirm that they are happy to take on your case. It will highlight who will be your contact and estimate how long the process will take. The letter will also detail how you will be funding the case and an estimate of costs. If you need to provide any further information this will also be included.

A letter will then be sent to the defendant, providing details of the accident. The defendant has a fixed period in which they can reply and in their reply, they must state whether or not they are denying or accepting liability for your injuries. If they do accept liability, your solicitor will endeavour to settle the case out of court.

AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION IN CLAIMS AGAINST BOOTHS

All personal injury cases are unique and so the amount of compensation that is awarded in each case is also unique. The amount of compensation that is awarded is determined by looking at two specific factors – general damages and special damages.

GENERAL DAMAGES

The pain and suffering that your injuries have caused is the main factor that is used to determine how much compensation you are owed. This will usually be determined by undergoing a medical examination, from which a report is created that outlines the length of time the injuries will take to heal as well as their severity.

Our compensation calculator gives an indication of how much you might be entitled to based upon your injuries. Jefferies Solicitors will take these different details relating to your injury into account when calculating how much compensation you should be awarded, which will then be put forward to the opposing side and the judge.

SPECIAL DAMAGES

However, compensation also takes into account any financial losses that you might have suffered as a result of your injuries, such as a loss of earnings due to being unable to return to work. If you have had to pay for treatment or travel to treatment, compensation may also be able to cover this as well. Therefore, you should keep any receipts or other documents that help to outline the extent of your financial losses, as caused by your accident/injuries.

Except for children, there is a three-year time limit on making a personal injury claim. This time limit begins from the date that the accident occurred. You should contact a personal injury solicitor as soon as possible to assess your case.

CLAIMS AGAINST BOOTHS, START YOUR CLAIM TODAY

Our experts at Jefferies Solicitors are well experienced in dealing with a range of different case types. We understand how traumatic sustaining an injury can be and so we want to make the process of claiming compensation as stress-free as possible.

To learn more and to discuss your potential claim in confidence, contact our team on 0800 342 3206. Alternatively, complete our online contact form to arrange an initial no-obligation telephone consultation with a member of our expert team.