If you’ve been injured in an accident, whether it’s from a collision on the road, a fall on a commercial or individual’s property, or a bite from an animal, you probably know the first thing you should do is call 911. You probably also know that if you need to recall those events, documenting the date, time, location and witness information is important to do at the scene or as soon as possible. But what you may not know is what not to do if you are involved in an accident.
A slip and fall, otherwise known as a trip and fall, is one of the most common Florida premises liability claims. Commercial property owners have the responsibility to keep their guests safe. That responsibility extends to managers, associates and other employees. Here are five steps to take immediately after a slip (or trip) and fall on a commercial property.