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I was reaching for a package of pretzels at a warehouse store when a box on a higher shelf fell down and hit me. I suffered a concussion and hurt my neck. The store manager said that I should have asked for help getting the pretzels, but it seems that I should be able to do my shopping without getting hurt. Do I have a Florida premises liability claim?

A:

Yes, you should be able to do your shopping without risking injury. Warehouse stores like Costco and Sam's Club have a legal obligation or duty of care to ensure that their customers are safe while engaged in normal shopping activities. This doesn't mean you can safely climb to a high shelf and remove a heavy box, but it does mean you should be able to take merchandise off a shelf and put it into your shopping cart without risking bodily harm. It also means you should be warned if there is any foreseeable risk of injury while shopping at a warehouse store.

If you and your West Palm Beach premises liability attorney can show that the warehouse store did not meet this duty of care, then you have a right to file a Florida premises liability claim for your injuries.
Learn more by requesting a free copy of the book, The Florida Accident Workbook: Tools, Tips & Tactics to Resolve Your Injury Claim, or by contacting West Palm Beach premises liability lawyer David Glatthorn at 888-340-2620.

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Since 1980, Attorney David Glatthorn has been serving the residents of West Palm Beach. He works in many areas of personal injury law, including car accidents, slip and fall injuries, workplace injuries and many others. Attorney Glatthorn is known for his dedication and experience. If you were injured due to another person's negligence, call David Glatthorn Law today.