As soon as possible after the slip and fall, you should obtain medical treatment. Prompt medical treatment will show that you were injured and will help the credibility of your claim. You should inspect the area where you fell. You should be able to determine the cause of the fall. If possible, immediately obtain pictures of what caused you to fall.
Next identify witnesses. Obtain the names, addresses, and phone numbers of anyone who witnessed your fall. Even if someone did not witness the fall, they could describe the conditions of the floor and your pain.
You should complete the accident if the slip and fall occurred in a business. If possible, you should request a copy of the accident report. Do not give the insurance company a recorded statement. If you give a recorded statement without the assistance of an attorney, you might say something to minimize your injuries or liability.
You should not use a social media. Insurance companies frequently look at social media to determine whether or not they could use anything you posted to minimize your damages and their liability. The insurance companies use the social media to counteract anything you might allege concerning the slip and fall.
Do not talk to store representatives. In addition to using insurance claim adjuster investigations, store representatives might call you directly. You should not talk to store representatives because you might say something that adversely affects the legitimacy of your injuries.