How Do Grocery Store Accidents Happen in New Jersey?

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Grocery store accidents can result in severe burdens and injuries. If you were hurt in one, do not wait to reach out to our firm today to discuss your options with one of our experienced New Jersey personal injury attorneys.

What are the common causes of grocery store accidents in New Jersey?

Grocery store accidents can be caused by a series of reasons, however, they often link back to store owner negligence. At the Wilton Law Firm, our attorneys have seen many grocery store accidents that have been a direct result of the following:

  • Slip and fall accidents as a result of spills in aisles or restrooms that have been left abandoned
  • Unsteady displays
  • Poor lighting
  • Defective automatic entrance and exit doors
  • Loose produce or items falling from shelves
  • Spoiled food left for innocent customers to purchase or sample
  • Trip and fall accidents, often due to poorly placed, or missing floor mats

It is in your best interest to contact our skilled personal injury attorneys today if you were hurt in a grocery store as a result of any of the following. Our committed legal team will do all things necessary to ensure you receive the compensation you need. We are just one call away.

Can I seek legal action for a supermarket accident?

Grocery store owners and employees are accountable for ensuring that their property is safely maintained. This suggests that store owners and employees should make regular checks on the premises to make sure that there are no hazards. If frequent searches are not done, serious injury can occur. If this happens, a property owner can be held responsible for negligence.

Do not wait to reach out to our firm today to learn more about your rights if you were injured in a grocery store accident.

How long do I have to file a grocery store accident claim in New Jersey?

The state of New Jersey requires most personal injury claims to be filed within a two-years. This is because of the statute of limitations. Basically, if you do not file your grocery store accident claim within two years from the date of the accident, you will miss out on the opportunity to obtain the compensation you need. If you were injured in a grocery store, do not wait to get started on your case.

Reach out to our firm today to retain the services of a skilled attorney so that you can make sure you are not overlooking any important deadlines.


Retaining an attorney after an injury-causing accident is the most effective way to ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are legally entitled. To learn more about how we can help you, call the Wilton Law Firm today at 732-275-9555 or send us an email through our online contact form.