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There was a squashed tomato on the floor and I slipped, can I claim?

If you have slipped on a squashed tomato in Aldi and suffered a personal injury, then talk to Clearwater Solicitors about making a claim for compensation! We can help you recover any losses you faced as a result of the injury and ensure you receive all the compensation you deserve. Call us on 08000 430 430 or fill in our online enquiry form to get started.

Slipping accidents on squashed tomatoes in Aldi

Aldi has a duty to protect the health and safety of its customers and to take all reasonably practicable steps to prevent slips on its premises. This includes developing effective cleaning systems, so that spilled and fallen produce is cleaned up before customers can slip on it.

If Aldi fails to meet this responsibility, and you slip on a squashed tomato and suffer an injury, you may be able to claim compensation. The condition of the tomato could reveal whether or not Aldi has acted negligently – if the tomato is fresh and clean, it might be assumed that it has recently fallen to the floor, so the company could not reasonably be expected to have dealt with the hazard before it caused an injury. However, if the tomato is dirty, squashed and trodden in, it will be obvious that it fell on the floor quite a while ago and should have been cleaned up. This will help you to demonstrate negligence and support your slip at Aldi compensation claim.

Proving negligence and losses after slipping on squashed tomatoes at Aldi

If you have slipped on a squashed tomato at Aldi, you may be able to support your personal injury compensation claim by following these steps:

–          Gather evidence to support your compensation claim

Evidence that can demonstrate that Aldi behaved in a negligent manner include photographs of the tomato you slipped on, the contact details of anyone who witnessed your accident, and details of the Aldi store it occurred in. You should also report the accident to Aldi and ensure they keep a record of it.

–          See a doctor about your personal injuries

Seeing a doctor about your injuries following a slip at Aldi will not just prevent complications or adverse consequences relating to your personal injury – it will also support you in your compensation claim against Aldi and demonstrate the extent of your injuries.

–          Record any financial losses you have incurred

If you had to take time off work due to slipping at Aldi, you can recover your lost wages in your compensation claim. You can also be compensated for any other expenses you faced, such as medical bills or healthcare costs.

–          Speak to Clearwater Solicitors

We have the skills and experience needed to handle compensation claims against Aldi, so you can’t go wrong if you get in touch with us. To give yourself the best possible chance of winning your claim and to receive every penny you deserve, call us today on 08000 430 430 or fill in our online enquiry form.