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If you’ve suffered an injury in a supermarket or retail store in Austin, Texas, consult with Mr. Guajardo to explore your legal options. We are dedicated to fighting for your rights and helping you get the best possible outcome for your case.

You Have The Right To Seek Compensation For Your Injury

Supermarket and retail store accidents cover a wide range of incidents. Slip and fall accidents due to wet floors, spills, or uneven surfaces are common, often resulting in injuries ranging from minor bruises to serious fractures. If you’ve been injured in a supermarket or retail store, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering. At Guajardo Injury Law, we are committed to advocating for your rights to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

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Common Reasons For Supermarket & Retail Store Accidents:

  • Wet or slippery floors due to spills or inadequate maintenance
  • Obstacles or debris left in aisles or walkways
  • Falling merchandise or improperly stacked items
  • Malfunctioning equipment such as escalators or elevators
  • Inadequate lighting leading to trips or falls
  • Negligent security resulting in assaults or robberies
  • Defective or poorly maintained shopping carts or equipment
  • Overcrowded or congested aisles leading to collisions or falls

What You Can Expect When You Contact Mr. Guajardo

At Guajardo Injury Law, Mr. Guajardo personally handles cases involving supermarket and retail store accidents in Austin, Texas. He begins with a complimentary consultation, where he listens to your account, evaluates your situation, and provides tailored legal counsel. Mr. Guajardo oversees the investigation, meticulously gathering evidence such as surveillance footage and medical records to construct a robust case on your behalf.

Once all necessary information is gathered, Mr. Guajardo will negotiate with insurance companies or pursue litigation if needed to seek the compensation you deserve. Throughout the process, he’ll keep you informed and involved, providing regular updates on the progress of your case. His goal is to alleviate the stress and burden of the legal system so you can focus on your recovery while he fights to ensure your rights are protected and you receive fair compensation for your injuries.

What To Do Immediately After Supermarket & Retail Store Accidents:

  • Seek medical attention for any injuries, no matter how minor they may seem.
  • Report the accident to the store manager or staff and request that an incident report be filed.
  • Collect evidence such as photographs of the accident scene, including any hazards or conditions that contributed to the accident.
  • Obtain contact information from any witnesses to the accident.
  • Refrain from making any statements or admissions of fault to store employees or representatives.
  • Keep records of all medical treatment received and expenses incurred as a result of the accident.
  • Contact a personal injury lawyer, like Mr. Guajardo, as soon as possible to discuss your legal options and rights.
  • Avoid posting about the accident on social media or discussing it with anyone other than your attorney.
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We Secure The Best Possible Compensation, As Evidenced By Our Case Results

At Guajardo Injury Law, Mr. Guajardo personally invests himself in each case, fighting fiercely to ensure his clients receive the justice and compensation they deserve. Our track record speaks volumes about our commitment to securing the best possible outcomes for our clients.

  • $2,700,000 settlement for a premises liability case involving a traumatic brain injury.
  • $1,750,000 settlement for a premises liability case involving a dangerous stairway, resulting in partial paralysis.
  • $500,000 settlement for a slip and fall accident due to wet floors, leading to a herniated disc requiring surgery.

Supermarket & Retail Store Accidents FAQs

How Long Do I Have To File A Claim For A Store Accident?

In Texas, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally two years from the date of the accident. It’s important to act quickly and consult with a lawyer to ensure your claim is filed within the required timeframe.

What Types Of Compensation Can I Recover After A Store Accident?

You may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the accident. A personal injury lawyer like Mr. Guajardo can help assess the full extent of your damages and pursue maximum compensation on your behalf.

What If I Was Partially At Fault For The Accident?

Texas follows a modified comparative negligence rule, meaning your compensation may be reduced if you were partially at fault for the accident. However, you may still be able to recover damages as long as you were not more than 50% responsible for the accident.

Fight For Justice And Hold The Bad Guys Responsible

Mr. Guajardo is your trusted advocate in the pursuit of justice after a store accident. With over 30 years of experience, he fights tirelessly to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. Whether you’ve suffered injuries due to slippery floors, falling objects, or other hazards in a supermarket or retail store, Mr. Guajardo is here to help. Schedule a consultation to discuss your case and learn how we can help you secure the compensation and justice you deserve.

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