Accidents will happen to us whether we like it or not, some serious and some not, however, the serious ones might prevent us from doing our daily jobs and taking care of our responsibilities which may worsen things for us, sometimes these accidents are due to the ignorance and negligence of some people which is another case entirely.
Slip and fall accidents are on the spotlight because these accidents are the most reported as a result of negligence by the responsible party, they commonly occur in public places like shops, malls, supermarkets, movie theaters, hotels among other places. Luckily for people that may be the victims of such falls due to negligence there are laws that hold the party involved accountable and will enable you to get compensation for any injuries that you might suffer and for lost wages among other losses.
If you ever happen to have a slip and fall accident due to slippery floors, uneven sidewalks, potholes, unbalanced flooring, poor lighting or foreign objects of the floor or walkway in a place where the people responsible knew about these conditions but took no action to correct them then you are liable to get the law to sue them for negligence. You do have to realize that things like heavy rainfall do not count as liable to sue the owners since they could not have done anything to avoid such things.
Most cases when you have these slip and fall accidents, the people responsible tend to blame it on you claiming that being responsible for your own safety then you would have avoided the dangerous condition and when this happens it might be difficult for you to defend yourself, this is where hiring a good attorney helps a lot. For legitimate cases the insurance companies of the negligent parties will try to buy you off with a little amount so that they can make you case invalid in a court and that’s why getting an attorney will help you because they will prevent this from happening.
Because these lawyers know how these cases go, they advise that when these accidents happen you should document all the details that you can by taking photos and videos if possible, this is clear evidence and it will give your case solid chances of winning and getting compensation. Secondly, testimonials from people that witnessed your accident will help strengthen your case.
To help you attorney win the case you have to reveal all the details even if they put you in a position to be in doubt or be the one at fault, their job is to help you win and that will only happen if you reveal to them all happened.