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What should I do if I fall and get injured at a store?

Slip and fall cases, or premises liability cases, can be difficult, so you should do everything you can to make sure you remember the conditions and circumstances surrounding your fall. One of the first things you should do if you are able is to fill out an accident report with the store manager. If they do not offer one to you, ask for one. Secondly, you should try and take pictures of the dangerous condition that caused you to fall. In the era of cell phone cameras, often your phone is the best method to record a visual image of the conditions. The more you can remember about what caused you to fall, the better chance you have to proceed with a lawsuit for your injuries.

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