Recovering Compensation After a Restaurant Accident in California

If you have been injured at a restaurant, you may be considering seeking compensation. With the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney, you will be able to take legal action against the negligent party responsible for your accident. If you have any further questions or concerns regarding the claims filing process, reach out to our knowledgeable personal injury firm who will walk you through the process ahead. Continue reading to discover the most common restaurant accidents and the ways to recover compensation for your injuries.

What are the most common restaurant accidents?

The most common examples of restaurant accidents are as follows:

  • Food poisoning
  • Cuts
  • Eye injuries
  • Serious burns
  • Slippery floors without warning signs causing slip and fall accidents
  • Burn or scald injuries from the dishwasher, stove, or any other kitchen appliance
  • Burns or electrocutions due to dysfunctional electrical appliances
  • Hearing loss
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals

How can I recover compensation after a restaurant accident?

To begin the process of recovering compensation after a restaurant accident, you will first retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. Your attorney will then prove that the negligent party is responsible for your injuries by using evidence such as witness statements, pictures and videos of the scene of the accident, medical documentation relating to your injuries, police reports, and more to prove your claim. To begin your journey to compensation today, give our firm a call to learn more about our services. We would be happy to take on your case as soon as possible to get you back on your feet and back to your life.

What is the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in California?

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally two years in California. This means that you will have two years from the date of your accident to take legal action against the negligent party responsible for your injuries. Failure to do so within the allotted time may result in you being barred from suing. To get started with this process as soon as possible, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney who will work to satisfy the burden of proof to recover the compensation to heal.


When someone is wrongly injured in an accident, they often require financial compensation to heal. That’s where we come in. Contact the Law Offices of Brian J. O’Grady today to learn more about what our firm can do for you.