Toronto Slip and Fall Lawyers

When a person’s fall is caused by the negligence or error of another party, the victim may be entitled to compensation. Contact an experienced slip and fall accident lawyer to learn more.

The Slip and Fall Lawyers Toronto Trusts

People falling – known in legal parlance as a trip and fall or slip and fall accident – causes more emergency room visits across Canada than virtually any other type of accident. Falls, especially from heights or involving the elderly, can cause serious and even permanent injuries.

Our team has represented victims in slip and fall accidents for more than 50 years. Our deep experience and reputation for success makes us your best chance at securing fair and reasonable compensation for your injuries.

Nobody is to blame for most slip and fall injuries, but in cases where a person is injured due to the negligence or error of another, the injury victim deserves justice in the form of financial compensation. A Toronto slip and fall accident lawyer can help you understand your rights and make informed decisions about pursuing a personal injury claim.

Occupiers’ Liability Act

Under Ontario law, property occupiers – the person that has control over the property through ownership or lease – are responsible for the safety of other people on the premises. The occupier is required to take reasonable precautions to ensure visitors or customers do not come to harm.

The province’s Occupiers’ Liability Act applies to private, public, and commercial properties. If you sustain a slip and fall injury due to an occupiers’ error or negligence, you may have grounds to pursue a personal injury claim against them. The claim may be for pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost income, and a variety of other damages.

Age is an important factor in slip and fall injury cases. The same accident that causes minor scrapes and a bruised ego for young people can be life-threatening for a senior citizen. Many of the claims that our Toronto accident lawyers handle involve seriously injured seniors.

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

A slip and fall accident can occur anytime and anywhere, from your quiet suburban sidewalks to busy downtown malls. While not every slip and fall is grounds for a personal injury claim, those that were caused by the error or omission of a property owner or occupier could result in compensation. This includes injuries that occurred on public property.

Common causes of slip and fall accidents include:

  • Slippery floors
  • Icy stairs
  • Improperly installed railings
  • Unsalted and snow-covered walking surfaces
  • Debris on the ground
  • Uneven flooring

Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious physical injuries and even disablements. Injuries that may require the service of a slip and fall lawyer include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Back and spinal cord injuries
  • Serious fractures
  • Serious cuts or abrasions

Our legal team understands just how distressing a serious slip and fall injury can be. During our more than 50 years in business, we have represented slip and fall victims with a variety of traumatic, life-changing injuries. Our goal in each case is to secure fair and reasonable compensation while enabling a speedy recovery.

Caring, Compassionate Service

Our experienced team of slip and fall accident lawyers has been helping seriously injured Ontarians, including those injured in slip and fall accidents, access compensation for more than 50 years. During this time, we have come to understand how a serious slip and fall accident can change a person’s life. Spinal injuries, brain injuries, chronic pain, and other debilitating injuries can require years of medical care and rehabilitation. In some cases, they require life-long care, home renovations, and other costly expenses.

As your personal injury lawyers, our legal team will do everything in its power to alleviate the pressures that come with serious injuries. We can connect you with leading medical service providers and care specialists. Most importantly, we are committed to securing fair compensation for your injuries, compensation which can be used to fund your recovery.

No Win, No Fee – Ensuring Access to Justice

The slip and fall lawyers at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers are proud to work on a contingency basis, which means our clients are not asked to pay legal fees until their cases have been successfully resolved. This approach, under which your legal team is entitled to a percentage of your settlement, ensures that justice is accessible to all Ontarians.

Contact an Experienced Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Toronto

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