Slip Sliding Away
If you’ve been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, including medical expenses, time lost from work, pain, or other expenses that are directly or indirectly related to your accident.
Because those kind of accidents are often presumed to be fake by the parties responsible for them, you will probably need to find a good lawyer or law firm to help you pursue your slip compensation claim.
The first thing you need to do when you’ve been injured in a slip-and-fall accident is to report the accident to the owners, managers, or the building management of the place you were injured. For example, if you slip on wet flooring at a Safeway store, you would need to report the fall, the wet floor, and any injuries sustained in the slip-and-fall to the manager or the assistant manager of that specific Safeway store.
Your next step is to go to your doctor or to the emergency room to receive treatment for your injuries. It is important that you do this as soon as possible because if you delay treatment, the insurance company representing the other party will use that delay to …