Personal Injury Attorneys in Arlington Heights, Illinois
Dedicated personal injury attorneys representing victims of slip and falls in Cook, Lake, McHenry, Dupage, and Will counties as well as in the federal courts.
Experienced Attorneys Representing Victims who Slip, Trip, or Fall at Costco
Slip and fall accidents are common at Costco and other large department stores. In fact, stores that sell groceries are most common for slip and fall injuries. Initially, many individuals who suffer from a slip and fall underestimate the seriousness of the fall and the damage it may have caused. These individuals often understand the detrimental impact almost immediately when they are unable to move or feel aches and pains from dislocations, torn ligaments, or worse.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip, trip, or fall at Costco, contact Newland & Newland, LLP to see if you are eligible for compensation. During an initial consultation, we will gather information regarding the facts and circumstances leading up to your slip, trip, or fall at Costco. We will evaluate and advise you of the probability of success and provide you with an estimate of the amount you may be entitled to recover.
Holding Costco Liable for Your Injuries
Costco is responsible for ensuring that their store premises are safe and hazard free. Although this does not guarantee the best shopping experience, it does help to protect the overall safety of everyone in the store.
You may be entitled to compensation for personal injuries sustained during a fall if an unreasonably dangerous condition existed on the premises. An unreasonably dangerous condition could result from hazards located within or outside of the store. In addition, if Costco knew or should have known of a dangerous condition, regardless of how the hazards condition arose, they may be liable for damages.
The most common type of lawsuit for the circumstances indicated above are filing negligence actions. In many instances, negligence actions are decided by state courts. However, when requested damages exceed $75,000 the Defendant has the option of transferring the case to federal court.
Personal Injury Lawyers Fighting for your Family
Newland & Newland, LLP is a personal injury law firm in Illinois who can help fight your claim against Costco. Our firm has multiple offices throughout Illinois, which makes it easier to meet with us. We have five offices located in Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Chicago, and Waukegan. Our Waukegan, Illinois office is an appointment only office, which allows us to travel to you, for you!
Our family works hard helping families throughout the state of Illinois. We have strived to build a bigger and better practice, meeting client needs to build a large client base while maintaining the same level of care to keep our clients satisfied. If you want to be part of a team that fights for the best possible outcome in every case, no matter how big or small, then schedule an initial consultation with a personal injury attorney at Newland & Newland, LLP.