If you were hurt or injured on property that is owned or occupied by someone else due to a slip and fall, a Richmond Hill injury lawyer can help. Slip and Fall accidents can result in serious injuries, including broken ankles, hip injuries, and other orthopaedic injuries. Sometimes, serious head injuries occur as a result of a slip and fall accident.
Often, it is possible to recover money damages for your losses. Most of the time there is insurance in place to protect the property owners, managers, contractors, and occupiers in the event that someone is injured on their premises.
Ontario slip and fall accident are the most common premises liability claims. Laws dictate that property owners must provide safe, secure, and properly maintained premises. Property owners in Ontario may be held liable for slip and fall injuries regardless of why a person enters a property. Businesses or homeowners may be held liable for slip and fall accidents.
Common causes of slip and fall injuries in Ontario include:
Slip and Fall accidents may occur just about anywhere in Ontario. Commonly, slip and fall accidents occur on commercial properties, such as:
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If you have been injured as a result of a slip and fall, the property owner may be responsible for damages or injuries you suffer. Call us for a free consultation with an Ontario personal injury lawyer. A Richmond Hill slip and fall accident lawyer can answer your questions so that you can make informed decisions and protect your rights. The consultation with an injury lawyer is absolutely free and confidential. To start your free consultation call us now, or complete the online contact form to request a call from our law firm.
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How Long do i have to commence a slip and fall claim?
Generally, you have 2 years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit. If your injury occurred on municipal property, you may be required to provide notice in as little as 10 days following the accident. There may be other time limits applicable to your specific situation, so you should not delay in speaking with a lawyer.
who is responsible in a slip and fall claim?
Usually in a slip and fall case, the premises owner and any person or company responsible for maintaining the premises will be responsible for the conditions of the property. Most slip and fall claims are covered by insurance for the premises where the accident occurred.