Individuals are sometimes hurt or injured on property that is owned or occupied by someone else. York Region Ontario slip or trip 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.
Serious ankle fractures and other Injuries to a persons bones, joints and supporting structures like muscles, cartilage, ligaments and tendons often result from York Region Ontario slip and fall accidents. Trimalleolar fractures are one of the most serious ankle fractures. Recovery from a trimalleolar ankle fracture may be difficult. A trimalleolar fracture may also be complicated by infection, nerve or blood vessel damage, and arthritis.
Serious orthopaedic injuries require surgery, which may include open reduction with internal fixation of plates, screws or other hardware. Ankle fractures from and slip and fall are serious and may have life-long consequences. Significant ankle injuries can adversely impact on the ability to earn an income, participate in home maintenance, and engage in leisure activities.
Ontario slip and fall accidents are the most common premises liability claims. Ontario laws dictate that property owners must provide safe, secure, and properly maintained premises.
Common causes of slip and fall injuries in Ontario include:
If you have suffered an ankle fracture or other serious injury as a result of a slip and fall, contact a York Region personal injury lawyer at Iacobelli Law Firm for a free consultation.