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Handling Injuries In Connecticut Retail Stores

When you walk into a department store or other retail store, you never expect to come out lying on a stretcher. Unfortunately, accidents do happen. If they are caused by the negligence of the store's owner or employees, you may have the right to seek financial compensation for your injuries.

The Law Offices of James L. O'Rourke has been helping Connecticut accident victims like you since 1993. Over the decades, we have recovered millions of dollars for clients in Bridgeport and beyond in a wide array of cases. Our goal is to recover maximum compensation for you, too.

Founding attorney James L. O'Rourke has also received numerous awards and accolades, including being listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World and named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2015. This means you are working with someone who has earned the respect of his peers. You can count on him and our entire team to go the distance for you.

We handle cases involving injuries in Costco, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Target and other major retailers. Call 203-864-4427 for a free consultation.

Fallen Clothes, Unbalanced Displays And Other Issues Can Pose A Danger

Here are a few examples of situations that may cause slips, trips and falls in retail stores:

  • Merchandise is improperly stacked or displayed, creating unseen obstacles in walkways.
  • Aisles and walkways are not wide enough, causing items to fall off shelves when people pass by and leaving a tripping hazard for others.
  • Clothes are hung improperly off the racks, making it possible for people to step on them and potentially slip on them.
  • Spilled liquid or debris on the floors is not promptly cleaned up, leading to slip-and-fall accidents.

Our lawyers know how to handle these and many other types of premises liability cases. We will start by putting the store on notice in order to preserve video tapes and other types of evidence. We will also engage the help of investigators to thoroughly review the scene of the accident. Photos you take on your own can also be helpful. If you take pictures of your injuries and the accident scene, we may be able to use them to support your case.

Do You Have A Valid Case?

Learn whether you may have a valid premises liability claim by calling our Connecticut law firm today at 203-864-4427. You can also contact us by email for a free consultation. We will review the circumstances of your injury with you and advise you on how to proceed.

If you cannot visit one of our offices in Stratford, Shelton or Stamford, we can arrange to meet you at your home or in the hospital. We also provide Spanish translation services as needed.