IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SLIPS AND FALLS!!!
Slip and Falls are no laughing matter, serious injuries can result after a bad fall. Public spaces run by municipalities, retail stores and private commercial shopping centres are designed to be safe environments for patrons and clients to enjoy their shops and services. Sometimes after a fall you may not feel your injuries right away, so it is very important to notify the store of the fall, speak to a manager if you can, leave your name and contact information and obtain the names of any employees that saw you or helped you and any witnesses. Fill out an accident report if asked to and obtain a copy. It is much easier to litigate a slip and fall incident when everything is documented properly. Most importantly wear proper shoes in inclimate weather and be safe!!