If you work in a restaurant, you expect your employer to ensure his or her employees are in a safe, hazard-free environment, at all times. Rather obviously, a business cannot be successful with incompetent or negligent management. This is why when restaurant workers are injured, they very often seek financial compensation to help cover the cost of any damages they have incurred. If you are someone who was injured in a restaurant accident, read on to learn more about your legal options going forward. Here are some of the questions you may have:
How are employees injured in restaurant accidents?
Restaurant accidents are very often gruesome and cause serious injuries. Some of the most common restaurant injuries stem from dysfunctional kitchen appliances, wet floor slip & fall accidents, toxic chemical exposure, hearing damage from loud work environments and more.
How can an employee recover financial compensation after a restaurant accident?
If you were injured and want to pursue a lawsuit, you must first be able to satisfy the burden of proof. This means that you will have to prove you were injured as a direct result of another party’s negligence.
How do I prove I was injured due to another party’s negligence?
To prove your personal injury claim, you must first hire an experienced attorney who knows the ins and outs of the personal injury process. An attorney will work to uncover and assemble various types of evidence. For example, your attorney may use photographic or video evidence to prove your claim. Additionally, pictures of the safety hazard may be useful, as well as witness statements and police reports. Lastly, you must seek medical attention immediately after your accident occurs. A physician will treat your injuries and provide you with medical documents that you may use to prove the extent of the injuries you have sustained at the hands of a negligent party.
What is the statute of limitations in New Jersey?
The statute of limitations is the amount of time you have to file a claim against a negligent party. In the state of New Jersey, the statute of limitations is two years. If you wait too long, you will be denied your right to sue. Do not let this happen. Simply reach out to our firm as soon as you can. We will get the ball rolling.
Contact our experienced New Jersey firm
We understand the implications of a serious accident. If you believe you were injured due to another party’s negligence, please do not hesitate to contact our experienced firm. We are more than willing to help you recover the compensation you need to get your life back on track. Our personal injury specialists at Greenberg & Walden, LLC are standing by for a free initial consultation. Call us at 201-528-6928.