What To Do If You Fell on Someone Else’s Property?

Injured After a Fall on Someone Else's Property? Know Your Rights and Take Action.
Last Updated: June 8th, 2024

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Injured After a Fall on Someone Else's Property? Know Your Rights and Take Action.
Injured After a Fall on Someone Else’s Property? Know Your Rights and Take Action.

If you were injured as a result of falling in a store, restaurant, bar, or any other property you may be able to get compensated for your injuries. First, you need to prove the the substance, item, or condition that caused you to fall was a dangerous condition. Then, you need to prove that the person that owns, operates, or controls the property either knew of should have known about the dangerous condition and didn’t fix it.

When you slip or fall, first you should seek medical care right away. You may have sustained serious injuries that you are not aware of. It is always best to seek treatment.

Second, document as much as you can of the accident. Take pictures of the situation and conditions. Any type of evidence that you can provide to support your case will be helpful during the process. Make sure to file an incident report with the location’s manager or person in charge. Do not forget to get their contact information as well.

Third, contact an experienced personal injury attorney that can explain all of your options and discuss the steps you should take to protect your claim. The store has people looking after their best interests, so it’s important that you find someone to look after yours. At State Law Firm, we are experts in slip and fall accidents.

You should immediately call an attorney so that they can contact the store owner and request that the evidence be preserved. If you fell in a store and got hurt as a result of it, do not hesitate to call the slip and fall attorneys at State Law Firm at 818-477-0773.