What Should I Do if I Have a Slip and Fall Injury?

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Slip and Fall Accidents Can Leave You Feeling Shaken and Embarrassed.

While you may think the fall was a result of your own mistake, in many cases, that just isn’t so. Because of this, it is important that you remain calm and do not accept fault until you’ve been able to clearly recount what actually happened.

If you have a slip and fall injury, the most important thing you need to do–aside from seeking medical attention if needed–is to begin the process of establishing liability.

The premises liability lawyers of Regan Zambri Long explain how.

How Do I Establish Liability in a Slip and Fall Injury?

Immediately following a slip and fall, you will need to make sure you are free of serious injury. If you do not require immediate medical attention, you will want to take the following actions to begin the process of establishing liability in your slip and fall injury claim.

What Are the Common Causes of a Slip and Fall and How Does It Impact Liability?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, three million elderly people are treated in emergency rooms for fall related injuries.

While slip and fall accidents are common, it does not mean each incident is the fault of the injured party. In fact, some of the most common causes of slip and fall accidents are due to hazards a property owner should have been aware of. This includes:

In these cases, establishing liability in a slip and fall is more obvious, however, when you are unsure who you can pinpoint as the at fault party, a premises liability lawyer can help.

How Does a Lawyer Prove Liability in a Slip and Fall?

In order to prove liability in a slip and fall claim, a lawyer will need to review the standards of care to be given. This means:

While this may seem like a straightforward process, it can be complex which is why you will want to contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

What Should I Not Do After a Slip and Fall Accident?

While knowing what to do following a slip and fall accident is important, so is knowing what not to do.

What Should I Do After a Slip and Fall? — Call Regan Zambri Long.

If you or a loved one was injured by the unsafe conditions of a property, the premises liability lawyers of Regan Zambri Long can help you with your liability claim.

Call (202) 960-4596 or contact us online today to schedule a free consultation.

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Have you or your loved one sustained injuries in Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia? Regan Zambri Long PLLC has the best lawyers in the country to analyze your case and answer the questions you may have.

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