Sustaining a slip and fall injury can have a serious impact on your life, livelihood, and health. If you believe you are owed compensation for your injuries, knowing the right steps to take can make a big difference in the outcome of your case. The personal injury lawyers of Jones & Jones, PC, Attys at Law have been helping their Andalusia, AL, clients get the legal help they need since 1953. Here are some tips to follow in slip and fall cases.
1. Report the Accident
The owner of the premises where you slipped and fell should be made aware of what happened as soon as possible. Reporting the accident helps protect both you and the owner, especially if no one witnessed the incident.
2. Talk to Your Doctor
It's in your best interest to have as much documentation of your injury as possible. When you visit your health care provider for treatment, give them detailed information about the nature of your injury, your pain levels, and how it is impacting your life. Providing this information will aid in your treatment and recovery; your doctor’s documentation will also be included in your medical records, which can be submitted as part of your claim.
3. Don't Talk to Insurers
The property owner's insurer may try to contact you to request a recorded statement or negotiate a settlement. Do not comply with either of these requests. Let your personal injury lawyer represent you any time you speak with an insurance adjuster.
If you are injured in a slip and fall accident, call Jones & Jones, PC, Attorneys at Law. Whether you were hurt by falling on a wet floor, or injured in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, this personal injury lawyer is here for you. Call (334) 222-3161 or visit their website.
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