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What Makes a Slip and Fall Accident a Personal Injury Case?

On Behalf of | Mar 7, 2017 | Firm News

A slip and fall accident can often result in a simple bruise and a tinge of embarrassment. However, some victims may endure serious injuries, including broken bones or sprains, head trauma, or even death.

The incidents may cause the victim to pay out-of-pocket for expensive rehabilitative treatments, medical costs, or nursing care. Unfortunately, many of these services may not be completely covered by insurance, and the injured person may end up with an expensive bill.

If you or a loved one are experiencing the unfair penalties of a slip and fall incident, the professional law team at Powell & Associates can help. We help Atlanta citizens with their injuries received from negligence. We’ll investigate the incident to better understand your legal rights and figure out your best course of action. Depending on your unique case, you may be eligible to earn justice and monetary compensation for your injuries.

What Should I Do After a Slip and Fall Accident?

Immediately following a slip and fall, stay calm and adhere to some simple steps to protect your legal rights.

  1. Immediately seek medical help and get a thorough and valid document detailing your injuries. If you do decide to seek legal action, a descriptive account from a doctor or physician will help build your case.
  2. Report your incident. For instance, if you slip and fall at work, talk to your human resources manager and make sure they report the incident. After the document is finished, make sure to get a copy.
  3. Stay Calm and Get Information. If you have witnesses around you or relevant addresses, record each point of contact. The more information you have for an attorney, the better. Make sure to cool off, and don’t act out of anger.
  4. Take Photos of where the incident happened. If you fell due to unsupported railings or negligence equipment, take pictures and document the event to the best of your ability. Make sure to store the clothes and shoes you were wearing at the time of the incident.

The Last Step? Call the Attorneys at Powell & Associates. Seek Compensation for Slip and Fall Cases

If you need the best representation for an injury sustained from a slip and fall, contact the lawyers at Powell and Associates for help. We’re located on Piedmont Road in Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia. Schedule a free legal consultation online today!