Walmart Accidents & Injuries
The Law Firm of Carabin Shaw is a recognized personal injury law firm with extensive experienced representing those individuals injured as customers or as employees of Walmart, anywhere in Texas.Walmart Accidents in Texas
As we all know there are Walmart Stores located in every single city and most every town of Texas. There are Walmart’s in San Antonio, Seguin, Floresville, Kenedy, Beeville, Victoria, Rockport, Aransas Pass, Portland, Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Laredo, Austin, New Braunfels, Waco, Dallas, Fort Worth, Amarillo, San Angelo, El Paso, Houston, Tyler, Beaumont, Brownsville, McAllen, Harlingen, Uvalde and many, many more. The Map of Texas is literally covered with Walmart Stores across Texas. Our Law Firm is willing and able to take on cases against Walmart anywhere in the State.
We believe that the combination of mixing groceries, with everything from TVs to electronics to gas stations and garden centers, with some being open 24 hours a day–poses an enormous risk of harm for customers and employees. We further contend that the Walmart Corporation is aware of the risks of harm that create by operating 24/7 and by their own design and operating methods, which in turn exposes their employees and customers to a greater chance of harm.Types of Accidents in Walmarts
First off there are two types of accidents: Employees whom are injured in the course and scope of their employment and customers or invited guests who are injured while on a Walmart owned property.
Due in part to the sheer number and types of goods and services being sold at Walmart as well as the stores super-size, varying from 98,000 to 261,000 square feet, we believe more things can go wrong.Slip & Falls at Walmart
Perhaps the most common or numerous type of accident in a big-box retailers like Walmart, HEB or Target is when a customer or an employee slips and falls on a liquid that has been left on the floor of an aisle or in the parking lot.
Many people believe simply because they have fallen down – that the store is liable – WRONG. This assumption is not correct under Texas law.
In order to win a slip and fall case against Walmart in Texas, one must first prove that Walmart failed to properly maintain, inspect, and operate their store in a reasonably safe condition and either knew or should have known that a dangerous condition existed in their store or parking lot and failed to warn the approaching customer.
This standard is different if you are an employee of Walmart.
If you are a customer or an employee injured at Walmart call us to discuss – we can help.
Over the years, in both employee based claims and customer claims against Walmart we have been able to beat Walmart with their own surveillance videos – showing the exact circumstances of how an employee was injured or how a customer was injured.
Video surveillance has become a critical piece of the puzzle. However, you need to act quickly – call us and we will work to safe guard the video for our clients.
One of the first steps we will take for new clients is to immediately notify Walmart not to destroy the video of the scene–not just to prove that our client was in fact injured, but to show exactly how long the dangerous condition that caused or lead to the accident had existed or why the event occurred at all.Falling Objects at Walmart
At Walmart, there is more than just falling prices, every day across the country falling objects hit or strike customers or employees, causing a multitude of injuries. Unfortunately on a regular basis heavy merchandise is placed in shelving high above the aisles. On some occasion the act of placing the merchandize at that level is the problem. Other times the fact that the object shifts or falls causing the problem.
All too often display racks are set up for special promotional events for the Fourth of July, Labor Day, or Back to School. On a regular basis these displays are the root of the problem.
Both slip and fall cases and falling merchandise claims against Walmart share much in common under Texas Law. To win a personal injury case against Walmart for being hurt by falling merchandise, one has to first prove that Walmart knew of the dangerous condition–or should have known–and failed to warn the customer.
If You Are An Injured Employee Or Injured Shopper At Walmart – Call Us At 800-862-1260.