It is quite common for someone to slip on a wet floor in a grocery store, for example, and injure themselves. If this has happened to you, you may be wondering if you have a claim worth pursuing. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation and discuss the various steps in a slip and fall case to find out more about the process.
Steps in a Slip and Fall Case | Important Things to Do
As a general matter, the first thing that one should do when they’ve been injured in a slip and fall incident is to document the incident through an incident report, photographs of what caused you to slip and fall, and make sure that the landowner is on notice that this incident occurred. Shortly thereafter, you have to get yourself feeling better, which means getting treatment. Follow your doctor’s recommendations and get yourself as close to baseline as possible. Additionally, it’s important to retain and seek the advice of an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Steps in a Slip and Fall Case | Choosing an Attorney
When deciding who to select as a slip and fall attorney in California to represent you, it’s important to look at the experience of that attorney. We call it the experience factor. You’re looking for an experienced personal injury attorney who has taken cases similar to yours to trial. It is that trial lawyer, who is well-versed in that particular practice area, who will package your case best for potential settlement or trial in front of a jury of your peers.
If you are in need of an experienced Newhall slip and fall attorney, please contact our office today.