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What To Do If You Are Injured at TargetEstimated Reading Time: 8 minutes
If you suffer an injury at Target or any other big retailer, it can be a traumatic experience. A slip and fall accident is one of the most common injuries suffered at Target, but there are other types of injuries that can occur as well.
Knowing what to do if you’re injured at Target can help you get the treatment and compensation you deserve.
In this blog post, we’ll cover the key steps to take if you slip and fall or otherwise suffer an injury at Target.
Steps to Take Incase You Were Hurt at Target
- Is Target Liable if I am Injured at their Store?
Answer: Yes, If They Are Negligent. If you are injured at Target due to a hazardous condition that they caused or knew about then Target is liable for your medical bills, future medical bill and pain and suffering that you have endured. Call TheOneLawyer.com at (702) 450-4868.
The law regarding premises liability and personal injury is complex and there are specific facts you must prove in order to receive compensation. If you are injured at Target due to a hazardous condition that they either caused or knew about, then they may be liable for your medical bills, future medical bills, and any pain and suffering you have endured.
In cases of premises liability, the victim must prove that the property owner failed to act reasonably to fix or warn of a dangerous condition on their property. This means that the victim must be able to prove that Target either caused the hazardous condition or knew about it but failed to take reasonable steps to fix it or warn people about it.
If you have been injured due to a hazardous condition at Target, it is important to contact an experienced premises liability attorney right away. An experienced lawyer will help you determine if you have a viable case against Target and can help you build the strongest possible case. For more information, or to speak with an attorney, call TheOneLawyer.com at (702) 450-4868.
- Who Do I Sue If I am injured at Target?
Answer: Target. If you suffer an injury at Target as a result of a hazardous condition they created or know about or their negligence, Target is liable for damages you sustained including medical bills and pain and suffering.
If you are injured at Target due to their negligence or a hazardous condition they created or knew about, you may be able to sue them for damages. You must prove the facts of your injury, which can be difficult in a complex legal situation.
However, if you think that you have a case, it is important to contact TheOneLawyer.com who can help you understand your rights and get the compensation you deserve. They will evaluate your case, advise you on your legal options and fight for justice on your behalf. It is vital to understand that you must prove the facts of your injury beyond a reasonable doubt to successfully pursue action against Target. With so many factors at play, this can be an incredibly challenging task as law is complex and often ever-changing. That’s why it’s best to call TheOneLawyer.com who can answer all of your questions and guide you through the process. Our experienced team of lawyers has handled countless cases involving people just like you and we know what it takes to win.
- What Do I Do If I am Injured at Target?
Answer: If you are injured at Target take pictures of the area where your injury occurred as well as the employees at the scene.
Also, it is important that you immediately call for help. DO NOT LEAVE THE LOCATION YOU WHERE INJURED UNTIL THE INJURY IS REPORT TO TARGET EMPLOYEES AND A REPORT IS MADE. Also, make sure to take pictures of any reports paperwork you file out and any information or contacts you are given.
If you are injured at Target, the burden of proof is on the plaintiff and there are a few steps you should take. Firstly, make sure to take pictures of the area where your injury occurred as well as any employees that may have been present at the time. It is also important that you call for help immediately and do not leave the location until your injury has been reported to Target employees and a report has been made. Make sure to take pictures of any paperwork you fill out, such as accident reports, as well as any contact information or other relevant documents given to you by employees. This will help ensure that you have all of the necessary documents and information you need if you choose to pursue legal action.
- What Kind of Injuries Have People had at Target?
Answer: People have sustained injuries ranging from a torn meniscus to back injuries, to lacerations to hip fractures and other broken bones in Target stores.
People have had a range of serious injuries at Target, including torn ligaments, hip tears, bursitis aggravation, and knee replacements. One woman in Pennsylvania was awarded $307,903 after slipping on a wet floor while shopping at Target. Another woman in the same state was awarded $250,000 after tripping on a worn carpet near Target’s entrance and suffering permanent knee injuries that required a total knee replacement.
In both cases, the injured parties alleged that Target’s negligence caused their injuries. They claimed that Target failed to maintain safe premises, failed to adequately inspect the premises, and failed to discover the dangerous condition that caused the injury. In 2017 the was a Pennsylvania Jury Verdict of $2,100,000 to a woman slipped and fell on spilled soda on a Target’s floor. She suffered a complete hamstring rupture that required surgery. She alleged Target failed to properly clean a prior spill and Target denied liability, claiming she should have paid attention to her surroundings. The jury ruled in the injured plaintiff’s favor and awarded $2,100,000. In 2016 there was a California Jury Verdict of $1,734,167 against Target to a woman who tripped and fell over a ladder while shopping at Target, causing a hip fracture. She argued Target failed to maintain safe premises. Target denied liability, claiming that she should have exercised due care. The jury found Target 90 percent liable and the woman 10 percent liable. They awarded $1,734,167.
It is important to know your rights and seek legal representation if you or a loved one has been injured at Target. Even if you are unsure whether or not Target is liable for your injury, it’s worth speaking to an experienced lawyer who can help you determine whether you have a case.
- Should I call a Lawyer if I am Injured at Target?
Answer: Yes! Slip and fall cases are legally intricate and you must prove liability under the law for your injury.
Call an attorney immediately after you slip and fall accident.
The Target legal team is very experienced and knowledgeable, and they will do everything they can to minimize their liability and maximize their profits. It is not uncommon for them to try and blame the victim, even if they know they are at fault. In order to stand a chance at receiving fair compensation for your injury, you should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer who knows how to handle cases against large retailers like Target.
Your lawyer will work with you to ensure that you receive a settlement that fairly compensates you for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages associated with your injury. Your attorney will evaluate your case and give you advice on how to proceed. They will also use their legal expertise to determine if you have a valid case and if so, how best to present it in court. Furthermore, they will negotiate with Target’s lawyers on your behalf and make sure that you get the best possible outcome for your situation.
By hiring a lawyer to represent you, you can ensure that you get the compensation you deserve for any injuries sustained at Target. Don’t be afraid to seek legal help if you have been injured at Target; an experienced personal injury lawyer can help protect your rights and increase the chances of a favorable outcome for you.
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