Most of Ontario business owners and operators take care of their premises in the winter by removing ice and snow in order to prevent injury from slip and fall accidents. Sometimes, however, property owners do not maintain their premises, resulting in Ontario slip and fall accidents. Although this has been a mild winter so far, forecasters are predicting a normal Ontario winter. That means plenty of days with ice and snow.
In Ontario, slip and fall accidents on ice and snow result in broken ankles, hip injuries, and other fractures and orthopaedic injuries. Sometimes, serious head injuries also occur as a result of a slip and fall accident. A slip and fall accident is particularly dangerous for seniors.
Ontario Liability For Slip and Fall Accidents:
In Ontario, property owners must provide safe, secure, and properly maintained premises. As such, if you were injured as a result of a slip and fall due to an inadequately maintained businesses or home, you may be able to advance an Ontario slip and fall accident claim.
Free Consultation With Ontario Slip and Fall Injury Lawyer:
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as a result of a slip and fall accident, contact Iacobelli Law Firm to speak with a Ontario personal injury lawyer. We offer free consultations to prospective clients and No Win - No Fee retainers.
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Slip and Fall Accidents Lawyer for Toronto, York Region, Woodbridge, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Markham, Aurora, Keswick, Newmarket
Slip and fall accidents are the most common premises liability claims. Laws dictate that property owners must provide safe, secure, and properly maintained premises. Businesses or homeowners may be held liable for slip and fall accidents.
Common causes of slip and fall injuries include:
Ontario Slip and Fall lawyer, Andrew Iacobelli, can help you determine who is at fault for your slip and fall accident. If a local, provincial or federal government entity is found to be liable, different laws may apply which may affect your rights.
The injuries in a slip and fall case can be devastating. Many times, injuries suffered in a slip and fall accident can be more severe than those suffered in an auto accident. It is not uncommon for a fall to cause bone fractures or torn ligaments. Many times elderly persons suffer fractured hips in falls.