If you have been injured in an OC slip and fall accident, time can be your greatest ally. Unfortunately, due to legal time limits for California premises liability cases and rapidly disappearing evidence, many victims of slip and fall injuries cannot obtain the compensation they deserve simply because they simply waited too long to pursue their case. Evidence Is Crucial to Your Orange County Slip and Fall Claim Whether you are gathering your own evidence or your attorney is handling the investigation, evidence can make or break or you case. Here are some important steps to take after a slip and fall accident in California:
- Take photographs of the area where you fell, and any other contributing factors, before the spill is cleaned up or the maintenance issue is fixed.
- Collect the names and contact information for any witnesses, as well as for the owners, managers, or employees with whom you speak.
- Obtain security tapes of the fall, if they are available.
- Write down a detailed account of what happened before, during, and after the slip and fall accident.
OC slip and fall accidents can cause serious and disabling injuries. It is important to seek legal guidance, even if you simply are considering filing a personal injury claim in California. Please reach out to an experienced OC slip and fall attorney at (949) 851-0222 today, or simply fill out the confidential online contact form on this page for more information. We would be happy to thoroughly investigate your fall, assist you in gathering relevant evidence, and aggressively pursue a fair settlement for you.