An accident can happen just about anywhere. In fact, the most common accidents people find themselves in is that of the slip and fall. A slip and fall can occur on someone’s property, at a store, at a doctor’s office, at your workplace and anywhere else there can be hazards present. When a person is injured in a slip and fall accident it can force you to undergo surgery, a lot of rehabilitation, and even miss an extended period at work. All of this can cause you to suffer financially, which should not be your responsibility when someone else’s negligence caused your injuries. It’s important to talk to a Greensburg slip and fall attorney from Shenderovich, Shenderovich and Fishman to discuss the case and find out how you can obtain compensation for your injuries.
Have you ever wondered why people get so injured in a slip and fall accident? Slip and fall doesn’t sound so dangerous, right? Well, a slip and fall accident can be incredibly dangerous for people of all ages, health levels, and experience. There are responsibilities that all property owners have to keep their visitors safe. When there are hazards present that are not fixed and a visitor is injured, the property owner can be held liable for those injuries. Some of the ways slip and fall accidents occur include the following:
Any of the above can lead to a slip and fall accident, including poor lighting. If there is not enough lighting in a stairwell or a parking lot, the plaintiff can wind up tripping on an unseen object or stepping into an unseen hole in the ground.
Should you ever find yourself injured in a slip and fall accident you will need to know how to report it. The first thing you must do is call 911 so the police and emergency personnel can respond. The police will file a report and the other emergency personnel will evaluate your injuries. Always accept transport to the hospital when injured in a slip and fall accident. You should accept all the medical care and evaluation that is offered to you. This will help when it comes time to file a lawsuit against the property owner for their negligence. Be honest with the police when answering questions so there’s no doubt that you were allowed to be on the property when the injury occurred.
Have you suffered an injury in a slip and fall accident? If the incident occurred on someone else’s property or on commercial property it’s important to know your rights. These can be explained with the help of an experienced Greensburg slip and fall attorney from the team of Shenderovich, Shenderovich and Fishman. Call the office at 888-98-TWINS(89467) to schedule a consultation about your case so we can begin fighting for the compensation you deserve.