Slips, Trips & Falls
Toronto Injury Lawyers for Trip, Slip & Fall Accidents
It only takes an instant to slip or trip and fall, and become severely injured, due to slippery or uneven surfaces. Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere on any type of surface, and can result in some very serious injuries.
Trip and Fall injuries happen when your foot catches on an object and you lose balance or stumble and fall. They are most often caused by uneven tiles or carpeting, damaged sidewalks, items and cords on the ground. Poor lighting is often a factor that contributes to trip and fall accidents.
Common trip and fall injuries include fractures, elbow and knee joint injury, and facial injuries.
Slip and Fall accidents involve losing traction due to a wet or slippery substance on the ground. Most slip and fall accidents are caused by spills, loose mats, or floors with poor and uneven traction. Snow and ice are two very common causes of slip and fall accidents as well.
Are Property Owners Responsible for Trips, Slips and Falls?
Although some falls are unavoidable, many often could have been prevented through regular maintenance, proper signage, or common sense solutions like salting walkways. Owners are obligated to ensure their properties are reasonably safe, and failure to take ordinary precautions can make them responsible for your injuries.
The slip and fall lawyers at Jasmine Daya & Co. in Toronto have an in-depth understanding of the law, and decades of cumulative experience handling personal injury claims arising from slip and fall accidents. If you believe that the negligence of an owner or occupier contributed to your accident, we can help.
After Your Slip and Fall Accident
If you have suffered an injury following a trip and fall or slip and fall accident, you may be entitled to damages. Even if you may be partly responsible, you may still be able to receive some compensation.
After your accident, our experienced personal injury lawyers can help ensure you document and preserve the evidence necessary to advance your claim. We will guide you through the process and take care of your interests, so you can concentrate on your recovery.
The personal injury team at Jasmine Daya & Co. can help you determine if your slip and fall claim is worth pursuing. Call us at 416-967-9100 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.
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