Movie theaters are visited by countless people every day of the year. While they are focused on providing exemplary customer service and the latest movie snacks, they may not always be focused on the safety of their flooring. In 2009, a woman in Gwinnett County Georgia went to a local movie theater, expecting to enjoy a movie, but instead slipped and fell on a recently mopped floor.
According to a recent study by the National Floor Safety Institute over 25,000 slip and fall accidents happen every day. Some of the main reasons slip and fall accidents occur in Gwinnett movie theaters include:
- Failure to clean up spills immediately and completely
- Failure to use “caution” signs indicating a wet floor
- Staff that is improperly or inadequately trained
- Using the incorrect cleaning materials for the type of flooring surface
Since people are constantly getting drinks and condiments before, during and after a movie, there is a constant chance of something being spilled or dropped on the floor. This constantly increases your chances of having a slip and fall accident. There should always be employees who are properly trained to spot and clean up these spills on a continual basis. However, this is not always the case.
If you or a family member has fallen at a movie theater in Gwinnett County you need to speak with an experienced PI attorney from the Law Offices of Shane Smith. Your slip and fall circumstances, including injuries related to the slip and fall, will be evaluated to help protect your legal rights. It is essential to speak with an experienced PI attorney because there might be others factors beyond liquids on the floor and the movie theater’s negligent cleaning practices. Other facts can include:
- Defective rugs and/or installation
- Holes, pits and other uneven surfaces that might cause the slip and fall accident
These are just some more of the potential factors that may lead to a slip and fall injury creating a premises liability claim against the movie theater. Regardless of what might cause you to slip and fall, there are some common injuries incurred by victims of this type of personal injury claim in Gwinnett County. Some serious injuries include, but are not limited to:
- Back injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
These are very serious injuries requiring immediate and long-term medical treatment. The only way to determine what your damages are and to get personal and financial justice for a movie theater’s negligence is to speak with an experienced PI attorney at the Law Offices of Shane Smith. You will understand all of your legal rights and how you can take your life back and move forward. Don’t wait any longer – call the Law Offices of Shane Smith at (888) 927-6955.