Each year, more than 8 million visits to emergency departments throughout the United States are caused by trips, slips, and falls. Accounting for 15 percent of all unintentional deaths, trips, slips, and falls are second only to car crashes. Additionally, falls are the primary cause of injury-related deaths for senior citizens. While a sudden fall may take you by surprise, the steps you take after your fall can significantly impact your ability to obtain reasonable compensation. Like most slip and fall victims, you might not know where to begin. In this blog, the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s battle-tested attorneys will discuss 6 crucial tips to protect you after a slip and fall.
Steps After Your Stumble
Suppose you or a loved one have been the victim of a slip and fall accident. In that case, it is essential to take the below actions to ensure your safety and protect your legal rights: