It is not common that customers of a business face the danger of injury there. But when it happens, there is a body of law to offer comfort and help to the victims of accidents on someone else's property. This is referred to as premises liability law.
It doesn't matter if you're visiting a grocery store, shopping mall, home improvement store or some other type of retail location, safety should always be your No. 1 priority.
Do you assume that anyone who comes onto your property without permission and gets injured won't have a case against you since they were trespassing? That's not always how it works, especially with children. If you have an attractive nuisance, you could still be liable.
According to recent reports, a 2-year-old girl was killed in an accident at a Payless ShoeSource store in Riverdale, Georgia.
Like many people, you spend a lot of time at local stores. From the mall to grocery stores, you're always in and out of these establishments.
When we drop our kids off at school, we expect the facilities that they'll be housed in throughout the day to be safe. We also trust that the staff that we're going to leave our children with the whole day will keep a watchful eye over our kids.
With so much going on around you, it's difficult to watch every step you take. This doesn't mean you are lazy, but it could lead to a slip-and-fall accident. Even if you're careful of what you are doing, you could still suffer this type of fall.
Even if you don't enjoy shopping, it goes without saying that you will find yourself in a shopping mall, grocery store, or retail environment every now and again. This is simply a way of life for most people.
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