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Can I Claim for Accident at Marks and Spencer?

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If you’ve been injured in an accident at Marks and Spencer, make a compensation claim today with Clearwater Solicitors! We have the skills and experience you need to win your Marks and Spencer accident claim and recover all the compensation you deserve. Just call us today on 08000 430 430 or fill in our online enquiry form to get started.

Marks and Spencer accident claims

Like all other businesses, Marks and Spencer has a duty to protect the health and safety of its employees and the general public, and must take all reasonably practicable steps to prevent accidents happening in its stores. When it fails to deal with hazards effectively and people suffer injuries as a result of this negligence, then the victim can make a Marks and Spencer injury compensation claim against the company.
Some of the key dangers seen in Marks and Spencer and other supermarkets include:

–          Slips and trips

Spilled food and drinks, leaking refrigerators, obstructions in aisles, wet floors and poor housekeeping can lead to slips and trips in Marks and Spencer.

–          Falling items

Cans and other stock can fall from shelves or furnishings and displays can fall, and when these items hit customers or employees, they can cause serious injuries, including head injuries and severe lacerations.

–          Food poisoning

If Marks and Spencer serves spoiled food, then customers can develop serious illnesses. Proving food poisoning claims can be difficult, and if you want to make one, you may want to speak to the Environmental Health Department as well as Clearwater Solicitors.

Marks and Spencer compensation claims case study

In October 2005, a woman was shopping at Marks and Spencer in Bath when she slipped on a two grapes that had fallen into the aisle, breaking her shoulder in the fall. As a result of this accident, she will require painful shoulder replacement surgery. In an out-of-court settlement in 2009, Marks and Spencer eventually agreed to pay the victim £27,500 compensation.

Claim compensation against Marks and Spencer

If you want to make a Marks and Spencer accident claim, speak to Clearwater Solicitors today for clear, honest advice. There are a number of things you can do to support your claim, so if possible, follow these recommendations:

–          Photograph the area that you were injured in

–          Take down the contact information of anyone who witnessed the accident

–          Report the accident to Marks and Spencer ask for a copy of their accident book report

–          Go to a GP or the hospital and have your injuries assessed and recorded

–          Record any financial losses you sustained as a result of your injury, including medical expenses and lost wages

–          Speak with Clearwater Solicitors

Clearwater Solicitors can give you the skilled advice and assistance you need to make a compensation claim against Marks and Spencer, so get in touch with us today to find out how we could help you! Just dial 08000 430 430. Alternatively, fill in our online enquiry form to request a call back.

Disclaimer – The information in the case study is not legal advice and should not be construed as such. The case study is for information purposes only, to help illustrate to our potential clients the type of claims Clearwater Solicitors can help them with. Clearwater Solicitors has not represented client(s) in the case study unless stated otherwise.

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