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What is the most common cause of injury in a supermarket?

Supermarket cases typically involve slips, trips and falls. Probably the most common is the slip and fall on a condition in the produce department. The produce department is where a lot of people seem to sample the goods. You may find cherry pits, apricot pits, banana peels, and those kinds of things that can cause slipping or tripping hazards and can lead to serious injuries.

According to AllLaw, the second kind that commonly causes slip and falls are spills in the aisles. You may be reaching for some soap and it spills. The grocery store does not come soon enough to clean it up, and as a result, somebody else steps in it and falls. But one of the most important things to realize if you are involved in a slip and fall at a grocery store or a Walmart is that not all slip and falls are actually real cases.

You have to prove that the grocery store, either knew or should have known of the dangerous condition long enough that they could have repaired it, corrected it or warned you of it. That is why the key is getting the CCTV footage. The CCTV footage will not only show that the person fell, but it will hopefully show what the dangerous condition was and how long it had been there before the person got hurt. The CCTV footage will not only show that the person fell, but it will show how long the dangerous condition existed that would put the grocery store on notice so that they could either correct it or warn you of it.