What to Know About Grocery Store Accidents in Maryland

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Grocery store accidents can result in severe injuries and lifelong burdens. If you were injured in one, do not wait to reach out to one of our experienced and dedicated Prince George’s County slip and fall attorneys today to learn more about your options and how we can help.

What are the most common causes of grocery store accidents in Maryland?

Grocery store accidents can happen as a result of many different factors. However, the most common causes typically trace back to store owner and/or employee negligence. Our firm has represented clients who have been injured in many different types of grocery stores accidents, which were the result of the following:

  • Unsteady displays
  • Slip and fall accidents as a result of spills in aisles or restrooms that have been left abandoned
  • Defective automatic entrance and exit doors
  • Loose produce or items falling from shelves
  • Spoiled food left for innocent customers to purchase or sample
  • Trip and fall accidents, often due to poorly placed, or missing floor mats

Can I file a legal claim for my grocery store injury?

The state of Maryland holds property owners to a high standard. This means that grocery store owners and employees will be held liable for ensuring that their property is safe for those who enter it. As a result, those who own grocery stores or are employees of one must make routine checks for hazards and dangerous conditions that may put customers in danger. In the event that there are dangerous conditions that are not alleviated within a reasonable amount of time, a store owner may be held liable for negligence.

If you have questions or concerns about store owner negligence and liability, it is in your best interest to reach out to one of our skilled Prince George’s County slip and fall lawyers today. Our dedicated legal team is here for you each step of the way.

What type of financial compensation can I recover in Maryland?

As long as you can prove that you were injured as a direct result of another party’s negligence, you should recover financial compensation to help cover the cost of any economic and non-economic damages you’ve sustained. Economic damages seek to compensate you for financial damages, such as lost wages, medical bills, and more. Non-economic damages seek to compensate you for any emotional trauma, pain and suffering, and other types of non-monetary damages you’ve sustained in your accident.

Contact Our Firm

At McCarthy, Winkelman, Mester & Offutt, L.L.P., our legal team has a strong focus on litigation that seeks just and fair compensation for victims of another party’s negligence. If you need a Prince George’s County personal injury lawyer that handles cases in Maryland, Washington D.C., or Virginia, our firm has the resources and knowledge needed to take a case as far as necessary, including to the U.S. Supreme Court. If you suffered an injury or loss because of another person’s negligence, contact us today.


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