Slip and fall accidents can happen any time and at any place that you go. Many people do not understand this or even believe that it is a possibility. The below things are what causes people to fall many times and to keep in mind when you are shopping. If you do fall on something like the below it does not mean it is your fault and you should speak to an injury lawyer.
- Liquids on the floors in stores from leaks, spills, broken containers, cleaning solutions and even tracked in mud, water and ice from weathery days.
- Marred flooring with tears, cracks, curls and chips that could cause you to catch your feet, heels or the wheels of a shopping cart and fall.
- Poorly constructed parking lots with ridges, bumps, cracks and changing grades that are difficult for customers to master or even watch out for.
What to Do if You Are Involved in a Slip and Fall Accident
If you are seriously hurt you should file a report with the store manager and as a part of that report ensure that photographs of your injuries and the problem that caused the incident are properly documented. You should also make certain that you receive a complete copy of the report. If your injuries are too severe and you are taken right to the hospital from the establishment see if a family member or friend can go down to the store to take pictures or get witness statements.
Why Call a Slip and Fall Accident Attorney
If you are hurt in a slip and fall accident, you may need the professional help of a personal injury attorney. The Husband and Wife Law Team help people who are hurt while shopping in their favorite stores get a fair settlement from the store management to cover the expenses related to their injuries. Our settlements are typically able to help injury victims pay for all of their medical expenses in addition to personal damages and other costs arising from the injuries they sustained after falling. For help getting your fair settlement reach out to the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. now.