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What Should You Do If You’ve Been in a Slip and Fall Accident?

If you have been involved in a trip or slip and fall accident, do the following:

  • Take a picture of the substance or condition that caused you to fall
  • Make a report to the operator of the premises as soon as possible
  • If you know what caused you to fall, point it out to the person taking the report
  • Obtain the name and business card of the person taking the report
  • If anyone witnessed the fall, get their names and contact information
  • If you feel pain, tell the person taking the report
  • Get medical care either by the local rescue squad or at the emergency department or your doctor and provide the history that you were injured in a fall
  • Seek legal advice right away