Slip and Fall Accident (2)
If you have been seriously injured in a slip and fall accident it is wise to get legal help. In slip and fall accidents determining liability may not be as simple as other personal injury cases, because normally the accident is not caused by a person but rather an object or an unsafe premise, so unless you are able to bring the facts to the responsible person, the insurers may not be willing to acknowledge the liability especially if you don’t have a lawyer representing you. An experienced slip and fall accident attorney can help you collect all the evidence and damages together and get you connected with the person responsible and the insurance company.
In case of a slip and fall accident seek medical attention immediately and get the diagnosis of your injuries in written, from the doctor.
Gather evidence by taking photos and videos of the accident scene.
Take Notes on what happened write down the names, addresses and phone numbers of anyone who witnessed the accident.
Report the fall to the manager if it happened in a store and fill out the slip and fall accident report form.
Contact an experienced slip and fall accident attorney to ensure that your rights are protected.