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SAINSBURY’S ACCIDENT CLAIMS

Have you suffered an injury at a supermarket as an employee or a customer? If this accident wasn’t your fault, talk with us about Supermarket Compensation Claims.

You deserve to be safe when shopping or at your place of work. If you have suffered an injury due to a failure to meet health and safety standards or workplace regulations, you may be entitled to claim compensation against a supermarket due to this negligence.

CONTACT THE CLAIMS EXPERTS

With over 25 years of experience, Jefferies Solicitors are experienced in dealing with compensation claims. If you have suffered an injury due to negligent action, we are here to assess your case and help you through each step of the legal process.

If your case has valid grounds to make an injury claim against a supermarket, we may be able to estimate how much your injuries are worth. Please call us on 0800 342 3206 or enquire online where we will happily discuss your case.

Sainsbury’s Accident Claims

All companies have a duty of care towards their customers and their employees, whether they work for an agency or are directly employed. Therefore, supermarkets must meet health and safety standards and provide a safe work environment. If you have experienced an accident that wasn’t your fault, due to a failure to meet these standards, then the supermarket could be accountable for blame and owe you compensation.

Our personal injury solicitors are happy to help you claim compensation againsta supermarket where possible. Our clients often receive monetary compensation for shop and warehouse injuries. What’s more, we offer every client a no win, no fee service to make your claim. This means that if your case is not successful you pay no solicitor’s fees to us.

SAINSBURY’S COMPENSATION CLAIMS

All companies have a duty of care towards their customers and their employees, whether they work for an agency or are directly employed. Therefore, supermarkets must meet health and safety standards and provide a safe work environment. If you have experienced an accident that wasn’t your fault, due to a failure to meet these standards, then the supermarket could be accountable for blame and owe you compensation.

Our personal injury solicitors are here to help you claim compensation against supermarkets where possible. Our clients often receive monetary compensation for shop and warehouse injuries. What’s more, we offer every client a no win, no fee service. This means that if we do not win your case you don’t pay us any solicitor’s fees.

TYPES OF Sainsbury’s ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES

Below are a few examples of common injuries that result in supermarket Compensation Claims.

Some of the common scenarios where staff and customers could suffer an injury include:

  • Escalator injuries
  • Car park injuries
  • Food health and hygiene illnesses
  • Falls from ladders
  • Racking and storage injuries
  • Objects falling – if boxes and equipment are stored on high shelves and not properly packed away, they can fall, causing injuries
  • Slips, trips and falls from spillages
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Working temperatures injuries
  • Exposure to harmful substances – Harmful chemicals can be used in warehouses, either for cleaning or other purposes
  • Kitchen injuries from hot oil or equipment

Some of the common injuries include:

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

If you have suffered an injury at a warehouse or supermarket that you believe was not your fault, you could be owed compensation. Call our experts on 0800 342 3206 or enquire online for no-obligation advice about a potential injury claim againsta supermarket.

If you have been injured in any way due to an accident involving a supermarket, you could be able to claim compensation. To find out how much compensation you could be able to claim, you should speak to Jefferies Solicitors as soon as possible to assess your case.

Our team will happily discuss the supermarkets injury claim process with you to ensure that you understand what you are agreeing to. We operate on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis which means that if you do not win your claim, you will not have to pay legal fees. To find out more about how a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement works, read our dedicated no win, no fee pages.

 

WHAT TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT AT SAINSBURY’S?

  • Report the incident to a staff member so they can make an official record of it in their accident book.
  • Take photos of what has happened-injuries and the scene of 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 Solicitors, once we have carried out an initial consultation, we will take care of the paperwork required to get your case underway.

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

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.

Sainsbury’s COMPENSATION CLAIMS, START YOUR CLAIM TODAY

If you contact us about an injury that wasn’t your fault, we are here to assess your supermarket accident claim.

Please contact Jefferies Solicitors today. You can either call us free on 0800 342 3206 or enquire online and one of our team will be in touch with you to discuss your potential personal injury claim in more detail, on an informal and confidential basis.