What is a slip and fall?
A slip and fall accident occurs when a person slips, trips, or falls on someone else’s property due to a dangerous condition. Dangerous conditions can include wet or slippery floors, uneven walkways, poor lighting, and obstacles in walkways. Property owners are obligated to maintain their property in a reasonably safe manner.
What should I do if I was injured from a slip and fall?
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to take the following steps to protect your health and legal rights:
- Seek medical attention. Even if you do not feel any pain immediately, it is important to get checked out by a doctor to make sure that you do not have any hidden injuries.
- Report the accident. Ask the property owner to document the incident and provide you with a copy of the report.
- Consult with an experienced personal injury attorney.
- ey. An attorney can help you understand your legal options and pursue compensation for your injuries.