When you slip and fall in a store or end up in the hospital as a result of a defective product, the world around you can seem a bit hectic. The store manager is trying to minimize your injury and get a statement from you that will absolve the store of liability. The manufacturer or seller of the product will try to make it you think it's your fault. Don't let these self-preservation tactics fool you; that's just what they're hoping for. Instead, realize that even if you played some role in causing your injury (i.e. you weren't looking where you were going when you slipped), the store, seller, or manufacturer likely played a role as well. And they should be held accountable. But how do you make sure you obtain a recovery?
This is one of the most frequently asked questions after an injury or death of a loved one.