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A woman in another state recently claimed that Walmart’s carelessness caused her to suffer an injury at the store a few years ago. She has thus decided to file a personal injury claim against the retail corporation, alleging that dangerous property conditions caused her injuries. Individuals in West Virginia who are hurt on a store’s premises due to the property manager’s negligence can likewise seek justice through the civil court system.

In the recent out-of-state case, the woman was pushing a cart one day while shopping at Walmart back in 2015. However, all of a sudden, she reportedly slipped on a substance in one of the aisles. According to her lawsuit, she ended up losing her balance and struck the floor.

The incident allegedly caused the woman to suffer bodily injuries, disfigurement and scarring. According to the woman, Walmart should have known about and repaired or corrected the hazardous condition of the floor. As part of her legal suit, the plaintiff is seeking a jury trial and damages exceeding $15,000.

Customers who visit stores in West Virginia may unfortunately be injured if the managers of these properties fail to mitigate any hazards present there. Fortunately, in this type of situation, the victim has the right to file a claim against the reportedly at-fault business, seeking the reimbursement of financial damages. Monetary compensation cannot undo the events leading to injuries stemming from dangerous property conditions. However, it can help the victim to address his or her medical costs and other losses resulting from the incident.