Costco is one of the largest membership warehouse stores in the United States. Costco provides a wide selection of merchandise ranging from groceries, televisions, electronics, furniture, automotive supplies, tires, appliances, and more.
You have one of America’s most successful wholesale stores housing tons of merchandise and heavy equipment. Add lots of eager shoppers in the mix and you create a dangerous environment.
Products stacked on top of each other could lead to serious accidents if employees do not properly shelve these items.
If you experienced an accident while shopping at Costco, you may have the right to seek compensation.
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Common Accidents at Costco
Even with safety procedures put in place accidents are still prone to happen. The elderly are especially vulnerable to serious injuries that occur from even a minor slip and fall.
The most common accidents are the result of:
- Wet or slippery surfaces
- Poor lighting
- Harsh weather conditions in the parking lot or entryway
- Uneven surfaces
- Missing or broken stair railings
Common Injuries Sustained at Costco
The most common injury at Costco is a slip and fall. Many times customers suffer serious injuries due to the negligence of employees.
These injuries include:
- Head and Brain Trauma
- Back and neck injuries
- Dislocated Hips
- Broken Bones
- Wrist Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injury
Elements of a Successful Claim Against Costco
You are entitled to seek compensation for your injuries at Costco. However, cases against Costco can be complex.
A successful claim against Costco includes three specific elements:
- You suffered injuries that can be verified by a medical doctor
- The result of your injuries was acquired because of a hazardous condition or negligent action while at Costco
- The manager, property owner, or employees were negligent in their responsibility to ensure the safety of their premises
You should not be responsible to pay for your injuries sustained at Costco that was caused by unsafe conditions or negligent employees.
How To Document Your Costco Claim
You will be required to support your claim for compensation using medical records, eyewitness accounts, photographs, video footage, and other evidence.
Right after a fall, you should report the fall to a manager. Try to take photos of the scene of accident. Preferably before employees have time to clean it up.
Compensation Our Attorney’s Cover
The lawyers at Adley Law Firm, are skilled personal injury attorneys that specialize in premises liability cases and can assist you to determine if you have a legal claim to receive compensation.
Our attorneys will gather all evidence indicating the neglectful actions of the property owner or staff. We will make sure our clients are compensated to get their life back.
We cover a variety of your expenses including:
- Medical Bills
- Physical Therapy
- Lost Income
- Loss of Earning Capacity
- Property Damage
- Pain and Suffering
- Funeral and Burial Costs
Our attorneys will file all necessary paperwork, negotiate directly with the claims adjusters and present all evidence to juries in a court of law.
Speak To An Attorney Today
Our attorneys will explain how to sue Costco for your injuries. We will answer any questions and concerns you have about your case and how you can file a lawsuit against Costco.
We can prove to the claims adjuster or a jury in court how Costco was negligent and responsible for your injuries. Moreover, our lawyers will demonstrate how the management at Costco knew about the hazardous condition but did nothing to monitor or fix the problem.
If you were injured, do not hesitate to get legal help, call us today at (713) 999-8669 or schedule a free consultation.