Many successful personal injury cases arise from injuries people sustain due to dangerous conditions at stores and other public places. Wet floors, snow or ice, debris, raised edges, or protruding objects cause falls and injuries. If you fall, immediately look around to determine the cause and, if able, use your cell phone to take pictures. If you fell in water or debris, also take pictures of the wetness or debris on your clothing. If something was sticking up or out of place, snap some pictures. If someone is with you or someone comes to your aid, direct their attention to what caused your fall. Try to get the name and number of any witness. Just one witness can be very helpful. If you fall in a commercial place like a store, someone may immediately want you to fill out a report or provide a statement which is entered into a report. If you fell due to the store’s fault – water, debris, ice, snow, protrusions..
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If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) that appears to be another’s fault, call Rockwell Law Firm as soon as possible for free guidance on dealing with the insurance companies including your own. If you are contacted by your own or another’s insurance company, simply say who your lawyer is or that you intend to hire a lawyer and that the lawyer will be in touch. An insurance adjusters may want to take a “statement” or “recorded statement” from you over the phone. Refuse! There’s no downside to refusing and you could unintentionally hurt your personal injury case if you give a statement. Rockwell Law Firm never allows insurance companies to take statements from..
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident (MVA), promptly seek medical attention. If you need immediate medical attention, call or ask for an ambulance. Be sure to mention every place on your body you think you have been injured to the on-the-scene law officers, EMTs, or at the hospital. Some pain and symptoms do not come on immediately, so do not worry if you have more once you reach the hospital. Never fake an injury. Always follow medical advice. If you don’t, your personal injury case will have a lower monetary value. If you can’t keep a medical appointment, call ahead and reschedule. Don’t just not show up because your medical records will say “no show” and that will lower the value of your personal injury case. Do not fail to get medical treatment because you are afraid of the bills. If you own, are operating, or riding in an insured vehicle, or a pedestrian struck by an insured vehicle, you..