Aside from automobile accidents, slip and falls are the most common source of personal injuries. Did you know that a recent change in Florida law now places the burden on the injured party to identify the substance that caused them to fall? So, while most people are not just in pain and embarrassed having just fallen usually in a public place in full view of spectators, the law now requires them to determine the substance that caused them to fall and most likely, its origin.
One can easily see the problem this presents the average citizen. The only way to combat this is to be educated on the necessary steps to take to help ensure a successful recovery. Here is a simple checklist to remember:
After composing oneself, try to remember any of the above tips. You do not need to obtain each and every one of the items listed, but any one of them will help in the recovery process. Do not assume that the business will do “the right thing” and compensate you for your injuries. More often than not, they will fight you tooth and nail. Do not let these places of business victimize you twice. Remember, to contact a Palm Beach Gardens injury attorney as soon as possible. It could make a difference in your recovery.