Bigger is better when you are looking for discount deals or buying in bulk. But “big box” retailers and supermarkets also pose larger risks. These are working warehouses with safety hazards in almost every aisle. The owners and managers have a heightened responsibility to maintain a safe environment for shoppers and protect them from foreseeable harm.

Guenard & Bozarth has successfully sued big-box chain stores on behalf of clients who were injured. Where the average person may get the runaround, we get results. Our attorneys will pursue your fair and rightful compensation for injuries arising from the negligence of management and employees.

We do not hesitate to pursue premises liability claims against major chains in Northern California such as:

  • Home Depot
  • Lowe’s
  • Sears
  • Wal-mart
  • Sam’s Club
  • Costco
  • Big Lots
  • Office Depot
  • Staples

The types of accidents that occur are as varied as the merchandise the big-box stores sell. Common accidents include slip-and-fall injuries from leaking coolant sources, slippery entryways and walkways, parking lot hazards, falling merchandise and debris left in aisles.

In home improvement stores and warehouse clubs, the chances of being injured while shopping are even greater. We have seen cases of heavy products falling from above, shelf collapse, protruding materials, pallet jack and forklift accidents, and a host of other “booby traps.”

The manager may escort you from the premises, perhaps with offers of gift cards or other goodwill gestures. You should not sign any statements or waivers, or leave without an accident report. If possible, take photos of the hazard and your injuries.

If you were the victim of a retail store accident, your next call should be to one of the experienced lawyers at Guenard & Bozarth. We have handled hundreds of cases like these, and we will evaluate your case for free and determine what next step is best for you.

Call our offices in Elk Grove and Sacramento at 916-226-9098 or fill out our online form, and one of our attorneys will respond soon.

VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

We will promptly investigate your car, motorcycle or truck crash to pursue maximum damages.

INJURIES ON PROPERTY

If you were injured by someone’s animal or unsafe property, we hold that owner accountable

Wrongful Death

Wrongful death is a legal term referring to a person who is fatally injured as a result of the negligence of another person or entity.

PERSONAL INJURY

We fight back when legitimate claims are unfairly denied by insurance companies.

INSURANCE BAD FAITH

Bad faith litigation is becoming more common as the insurance industry continues to engage in dishonest practices that trample the rights of policyholders.

INSURANCE COMPANIES KNOW US BECAUSE THEY’VE PAID OUR CLIENTS OVER $130 MILLION DOLLARS.

$2.9

MILLION

CAR ACCIDENT INJURY

Guenard & Bozarth llp obtained a $2,962,903 jury verdict in the Sacramento County Superior Court for plaintiff David Schoonover, who suffered head and neck injuries and fractures in a head-on accident on Roseville Road in Roseville on July 22, 2012

$300

THOUSAND

HAIR SALON INJURY

Guenard & Bozarth LLP recently settled a case for $300,000 involving a hair weave that went terribly wrong. Our client was a young lady, and aspiring model, who experienced pressure necrosis from a tight weave and it changed her life.

$500

THOUSAND

SLIP & FALL INJURY

Guenard & Bozarth LLP recently settled a slip and fall case for $500,000 a couple weeks before trial. The client slipped and fell on a wet piece of cardboard in a grocery store and sustained a serious shoulder injury that required surgery.

$300

THOUSAND

NEGLIGENCE INJURY

On February 13, 2013 Maricela, a Certified Nursing Assistant presented to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Emergency Room with complaint of neck and back pain. She was diagnosed with a neck strain and was given Ibuprofen and instructed to return if her symptoms did not subside.

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