Slip and Falls

A Slip and Fall Accident Can Happen Almost Anywhere, Anytime, Without Warning

When you step foot on someone’s commercial or residential property, they are responsible for your safety. It doesn’t matter where. If you are hurt, it’s highly likely that it is going to be their fault.

Our slip-and-fall lawyers understand the part of Ontario law that says any property owner, landlord, or business owner has a special duty to take care of anyone who is on their premises.

According to StatsCan, slip-and-fall accidents hurt 15-percent of Canadians. Overall, 35-percent of working age adults, 50-percent of adolescents, and 63-percent of seniors have been hurt badly enough in a slip-and-fall accident to affect their daily activities.

There Are Many Ways to Be Hurt, But One Path Toward Healing

It can easily happen. There are many dangers lurking as you go about your daily routine, whether it’s work-related, shopping, or while at school. Some of the most frequent causes of slip-and-fall accidents include:

If you’re injured in a slip-and-fall accident, the first thing to do is take care of yourself. See a physician or go to an emergency room to make sure that you don’t have hidden injuries such as internal bleeding or a broken bone.

Next, call a slip-and-fall attorney at Gosai Law. Because there are time limits on filing for any benefits and launching a legal action, we will quickly determine who and what is responsible for your injury.

You may be able to file a claim not just for your injury, but for damages for any financial loss such as not being able to work and earn money, failure of the owner to exercise reasonable care, your loss of enjoyment of life, and pain and suffering.

Are you unable to return to work after the incident and eligible for Long Term Disability?
LEARN MORE about the process of Long Term Disability claims and benefits.

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