Call the Police. Make sure a police report is filed and be certain to get a copy of the report.
Seek Medical Attention. If you have not already, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. You need to make sure you receive treatment for your injuries. Your medical records will be crucial evidence in your claim for compensation.
Report your injury to the property owner or manager. Otherwise, limit your communication with business owners, homeowners, employees or other witnesses.
Get contact information for the property owner or manager and witnesses.
Get the name of the property owner’s insurance company. If possible, get the policy number, agent’s name and any other insurance information.
Document, Document, Document.
- Begin keeping records immediately.
- Keep a log of all of the ways that your injuries impact your life.
- Collect receipts for your medical expenses, and make sure that you keep copies of your x-ray scans and any other records you receive from your doctor or your employer.
- Record your lost wages.
- Take photographs of your injuries and the accident scene.
Never give a recorded statement or sign anything without consulting your premises liability lawyer in Atlanta.
Call the Monk Law Firm for a free consultation. Our personal injury law firm is here to help.