For those hoping to buy amazing holiday gifts at steep discounts, braving the retail landscape on Black Friday is a must. If you were hurt amid the frantic shoppers, though, the money you saved is probably a mere fraction of the money you’ve had to spend treating your injuries.
From distracted drivers in overcrowded parking lots to aggressive customers in understaffed stores, Black Friday shoppers face all kinds of hazards. While you assume a certain amount of risk by participating, that doesn’t mean other people and businesses can behave negligently.
Thankfully, those who end up sustaining injuries through no fault of their own may be entitled to compensation for the resulting damages. If you were hurt while shopping on Black Friday, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim against one of the following parties: