Gas stations such as Chevron 76 attract thousands of shoppers each day. As a major U.S. oil company with 1800 locations, and one that is often associated with its own convenience store, Chevron has high volumes of customers, thereby causing some employees to fail to observe any spills or slippery substances that can cause shoppers to slip, trip and fall. Chevron 76 has a responsibility to keep its premises in a safe condition so as to prevent any of its customers from becoming injured while they are in the gas station. If you suffered an injury at a Chevron 76 gas station due to employee negligence, call Chalik & Chalik Law Firm for a free consultation at 855-529-0269.
What Kind of Injuries Have Chevron 76 Gas Station Customers Sustained?
The majority of slip and fall injuries at gas stations do not lead to serious or life-threatening injuries. However, people can become seriously injured from slipping on spilt food, liquids or cleaning supplies. Customers can also become injured from slipping, tripping and falling on cracked or uneven pavement, poor water runoff, gasoline or oil that has pooled, and large patches of ice and snow that have not been treated.
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Additionally, since the gas station is frequently linked to a convenience store, there are many other opportunities for customers to slip, trip and fall on slippery substances inside the store. Moreover, poorly maintained restrooms may contain spilt water or soap that can cause people to slip and fall, and become injured.
If you suffered serious injuries because of dangerous conditions at a Chevron 76 gas station or convenience store caused by employee negligence, you may be able to file a claim of negligence against Chevron 76 to secure compensation for your injury and to aid in your recovery.
Some common kinds of injuries suffered in slip and fall accidents are:
- Broken pelvis
- Torn tendons
- Torn ligaments
- Fracture of the forearm
- Leg fracture
If you have suffered these or similar severe injuries due to a slip and fall accident at a Chevron 76 gas station, you may be able to obtain compensation. This compensation is similar to that of other personal injury lawsuits, and could include:
- Loss of earning potential
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of enjoyment
- Emotional distress
What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident at a Chevron 76 Gas Station:
- Seek medical treatment right away for your injury.
- Do not sign anything from Chevron 76 management or anyone representing them, including their lawyers and insurance company, until you have communicated with an attorney.
- Do not try to represent yourself. Call Chalik & Chalik, and have a seasoned personal injury attorney advocate for your rights.