a customer had piled 5 plastic pipes on the floor in the area approaching the self-checkout area, A home depot employee was supervising the area. I slipped on the pipes and fell backward on the cement floor and my right hand shot out to break the fall. Home depot never called 911, just asked me to make and sign a statement. I was screaming and crying in pain. They gave me a glass of water and called my daughter, who drove me to the emergency room. they said their insurance would call me the next day. the man who stacked the pipes left the store. the checkout supervisor wrote a statement but i was not given a copy of the statement, I am still in a cast. please help. thank youthank you for the responses - very helpful. I talked to a claims adjuster at Home Depot in Atlanta. He reviewed the video of the accident and told me Home depot had no liability and that the accident was the fault of their customer who put the pipes on the floor. I asked him to summarize that finding in an email to me. I also asked for a copy of the video of the incident. He asked me if i had gotten an attorney, and that if i had, he could send the video to the lawyer but he had to ask his supervisors if he was allowed to send the video to me. He said that since they weren't liable for the injury, that i had no way to recover the $600.00 in wages lost so far. I told him to include the rejection of lost wages in the summary email.
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