Injured at an Ace Hardware Store – What are My Legal Options?
Ace Hardware store is a known and loved institution that is synonymous with home improvement, barbecue equipment, electronics and so much more. It offers great discounts and it is conveniently located in almost every state. Primarily situated in Illinois, Ace Hardware has grown and branched out to become a national phenomenon as well as a massive financial success thanks to its aggressive marketing strategies as well as a brand that is known as a helpful hardware place where you can find everything you need at low prices. Getting injured at an Ace hardware store is the last thing on anyone’s mind, but the reality is that this happens, and more often than not, it can be attributed to some kind of negligence on the part of workers or management who usually don’t admit fault or responsibility until when pushed via the legal process.
Were you hurt at any of the Ace hardware stores in Illinois or anywhere else in the country? If you believe that your injuries could have been prevented due to someone at the store being careful, you may be entitled to compensation as long as we, your Ace hardware injury attorneys can show that negligence was the proximate cause of your injuries. The attorneys at McCready Law would love to put our over 90 YEARS of collective experience to work for you by getting you the best compensation for your injuries, so please call us NOW at (773) 825-3651 to learn more about your legal options. We take all cases on a contingency fee basis, and what this means is that you only pay us at the resolution of your case. Accepting all Ace hardware injury lawsuits countrywide.
Premises Liability and Ace Hardware Injuries
As an invitee at a commercial building, you are owed what is legally termed as duty of care by management or the owners of said commercial building. What this means is that the owners have a responsibility to keep you safe from all hazards as well as inform you in a timely and reasonable manner about any hazards by use of clear signage so you can avoid hazardous locations and environments in order to prevent personal injury. Failure to inform as well as get rid of said hazards leading to injury may entitle you to compensation for your injuries in the form of economic and non-economic damages.
Here are some of the ways in which you can get injured at an Ace hardware store:
- You can slip and fall on paint or grease that workers failed to spill up
- You can have home improvement tools fall on you due to unstable shelving
- You can reach for items and have them fall on you due to improper arrangement
- You can slip and fall on floors that have been improperly mopped
- You can tumble down a flight of stairs due to unstable banisters
- You can fall at the parking lot due to uneven and poorly maintained tarmac
- Your clothing can get caught in a power tool that was negligently left on by workers
- You can trip and fall on carpet that has been poorly laid and not properly tacked in.
How an Attorney Can Help With Ace hardware Injuries
It is important that you document the incident and ask for the contact information of anyone that saw the accident happen. In addition, it is important that you NOT SIGN ANYTHING the store provides you with or provide an oral testimony to the insurance company before speaking with us. We’ll help secure your compensation, and prevent you from being lowballed by the insurance company. Want to learn more? Please contact us NOW at (773) 825-3651 for your FREE legal consultation into Ace hardware injury lawsuits. We look forward to helping you.