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Were you involved in a slip and fall accident? Disabled Law will help you get what you deserve. Visit http://slipfall.ca now

Were you involved in a slip and fall accident? Disabled Law will help you get what you deserve. Visit http://slipfall.ca now

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  • Types of Slip and Fall
  • Introduction Slip and fall accidents are a serious occurrence with debilitating consequences. With Canada’s winter element, slip and fall incidences are even more prevalent. Regardless, slip and fall accidents are preventable if appropriate measures are taken. In the event that you are injured because reasonable precautions were not taken by the property owner, consulting a lawyer and understanding the available legal options is recommended.
  • Injuries Any number of injuries may be sustained as a result of a slip and fall accident. Some of the most common injuries and conditions include: •Fractures or broken bones •Soft tissue injury •Back pain •Severe sprain •Migraines •Musculoskeletal pain •Sleep apnea •Myofascial pain
  • Slip and Fall on Commercial Property Restaurants, grocery stores, malls, nightclubs, bars, spas, theme parks, retail businesses and other commercial properties are obligated to maintain an acceptable standard of safety within their establishments. Some potential scenarios that could lead to a slip and fall accident include: •Wet floors or mats which are not cleaned up and which do not have any signs to proceed cautiously •Icy parking lots or entrances •Inadequate lighting or uneven surfaces
  • Slip and Fall on Public Property Cities, towns and municipalities are responsible for the safety of their citizens on public property. This includes areas like streets and sidewalks, parks, public transportation, public washrooms, construction regions and government property. Snowy or icy streets and unevenly paved/cracked roads and sidewalks are some common causes of slip and fall accidents.
  • Slip and Fall on Private Property If you incur an injury at the home of a friend, neighbour or other individual, you could receive monetary compensation to support your healing process. Examples of scenarios that could result in a slip and fall accident on a private property include: •Snowy or iced driveways which have not been salted •Uneven stairs and flooring •Inadequate lighting •Water leaks that have not been cleaned up
  • Slip and Fall on Rental Property Your superintendent may be held liable if you sustain any slip and fall injuries on the property you are renting. Your landlord must uphold certain duties to ensure that the property is safe and habitable – this includes conducting routine maintenance and repair.
  • Seeking Help You are not alone in suffering the consequences of a slip and fall occurrence. Thousands of individuals and their family members are affected by the debilitating lifestyle as a result of a slip and fall accident. Consulting a lawyer will allow you to understand the legal alternatives that are available. Your lawyer will guide you and help you through the legal process so that you receive a fair compensation for your ordeal.
  • Conclusion Time is of the essence with slip and fall accidents – report the occurrence to the responsible party and record their contact information, obtain medical help and get in touch with a lawyer as soon as possible following the accident.
  • This presentation was created on the behalf of http://www.slipfall.ca/