Slip and fall injuries can occur anywhere in another person’s home, in a grocery store, or on steps or sidewalks. If you slip and fall on someone else’s property in New Hampshire, keep these tips in mind for handling the situation.
- First, seek medical help for your injuries. If the injury is severe, you may need to call 911 or a local emergency number. Some slip and fall injuries, such as bruises, may take several days to appear. If you begin to have trouble after your fall, contact your healthcare provider right away.
- File an accident report as soon as possible. An accident report will preserve the details of your slip and fall, making it easier to protect your rights after the fall occurs. If you have a camera and can do so safely, take pictures of the place you fell, including any spills or other hazards.