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Shopping Mall and Supermarket Injuries

Recover for Shopping Mall or Supermarket Injuries in New Jersey

Our firm has handled personal injury cases since 1976

When you walk into a shopping mall or a supermarket, you usually feel safe. This is partly because of the doctrine of premises liability, which imposes certain duties on property owners and possessors. Yet, these places can be filled with dangerous conditions that can result in serious injuries.

Seigel Law was established in 1976 to represent catastrophic injury victims in Ridgewood, Hackensack, Fair Lawn, Teaneck, Garfield, Fort Lee, Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth and Clifton. Our lawyers investigate the circumstances of your injuries and take action to hold negligent parties responsible for premises liability.

Grocery store accidents

With shelves piled with juicy fruits, slippery meats and jars of liquids, spills occur from time to time. However, the supermarket staff has a duty to inspect the premises periodically and to clean up just these types of hazardous messes before anybody slips and falls.

The timing is vital in these cases. If a spill occurred seconds before you slipped and fell, the supermarket would have a strong defense against liability. However, if the slick substance was present for a while, the grocery chain failed at its duty to its customers.

To determine how long the hazard existed, we inspect such aspects as:

  • Color — Was the spilled substance brown and curdled, rather than bright and fresh?
  • Spread — Did the liquid spread from the area of the initial spill?
  • Tracks — Were there footprints, indicating several people walked through the hazard before it was cleaned up?
  • Eyewitness accounts — Did other customers or the staff notice the danger prior to your fall?

Shopping mall accidents

Injuries at shopping malls often involve multiple negligent parties — including the individual storeowners and the landlords who own the building and parking lots. Our attorneys can assist you in recovering compensation for:

  • Inadequate security measures — including guards, video cameras and appropriate lighting
  • Blocked aisles and walkways
  • Cracked or uneven sidewalks
  • Slick surfaces or ice
  • Snow accumulation
  • Unmarked construction areas
  • Unmaintained elevators and escalators
  • Low railings on high floors

Preserve your injury claim against the negligent supermarket or shopping mall

Seigel Law is dedicated solely to personal injury litigation for clients located throughout northern New Jersey. Call us at 201.444.4000 or contact us online to schedule your complimentary initial consultation at our Ridgewood firm. Our lawyers can also schedule your appointment at your home or the hospital if your injuries prevent you from traveling to our office. Your claim is handled on a contingency basis — meaning you do not owe us attorney fees unless we obtain compensation for you.

  • $7,900,000

    Recovery on behalf of the 16-year-old girl injured by electrical malfunction

  • $8,000,000

    Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case

  • $1,100,000

    Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County

  • $4,775,000

    Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident

Meet Our Attorneys

  • (95 Reviews)

    By Teresa R Perez - January, 2018

    I have had a great experience thus far. The personal injury process is stressful and they have been helpful and courteous in getting me the right referrals. I was injured while visiting NJ and live in another state, my case is not an easy one but they are working diligently to help. I appreciate the personalized attention and highly recommend this firm.

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    By Miriam Smith-Leone - December, 2017

    The law office was great with my back and neck injury. They directed me to the right doctors and got me a huge settlement. Being a single mom, it help pay off all my debt and bills. Me and my kids can have a bill free christmas, with plenty of food and happiness, stress free. They are the best ever and I would highly recommend them to anyone rich or poor, who has been in an accident and need legal help...

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    By L C - October, 2017

    After the misfortune of suffering an injury, I had the good fortune to choose Seigel Law to represent me. During my initial meeting with Jan Seigel, I found him to be extremely confident and reassuring---he totally put me at ease. I was represented by Mark Mc Bratney---an EXCELLENT attorney. He was supportive and professional through the entire process, and provided an excellent outcome for my case.

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    By Liliana Paredes - October, 2017

    Honest, trustworthy and very straight forward. In unvarnished truth Jonas Siegel will tell you exactly where you stand and what direction you should go. Jonas has tenacity coupled with a degree of tenderness, but never losing site of the end goal, which is to protect, defend and have the best outcome for his clients. I defenetly recoment this law firm. Thanks for helping me out in my case.

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    By Oren Goldshmidt - September, 2017

    I'd like to thank everyone at segal law for the amazing experience they provided me. From the moment I stepped in to the end of the case , segal and his team delivered exactly what they promised. I couldn't have received any better treatment from a law firm. Any concerns, questions or problems I had were addressed and dealt with accordingly...

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What we offer our clients


Personal injury and medical knowledge

Our knowledgeable team of personal injury lawyers includes a medical doctor who advises on complex medical topics


One-on-one attorney attention

By maintaining a limited number of cases, our attorneys can provide personalized attention to each client we serve


Results-oriented strategies

Our lawyers have won numerous high verdicts and settlements, many in the high six- and seven-figure range, for our injured clients


Trial experience

Every trial attorney in our firm is a certified trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court


Communication as a priority

We understand how important communication is to a successful attorney-client relationship, we return calls within 24 hours


Community involvement

Our lawyers and staff are active in community outreach and community service programs

  • "The lawyers at Seigel Law know how to get you the results you want. Jan Seigel and His team returned every one of my phone calls, listened to me and worked with me to a desirable outcome. Seigel Law definitely goes above and beyond to protect the injured." - B.M.

  • "After my car accident, my life turned into a disaster. Dealing with everything became impossible. Jan Seigel and his people helped me with every aspect of my injuries and the insurance companies so I could focus on healing. They helped me through everything and they got me what I was due." - M.P.

  • "I found the personnel to be very efficient, and work very quickly. I'm happy that I was referred to this firm, because I found that I was very comfortable working with them." - F.V.

  • "Amazing. I have to say they were very supportive and were able to give me tons of information. I didn't feel rushed and felt they truly cared about my well-being. Their website is also extremely helpful and well setup." - T.D.

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