When you slip, trip or fall and are injured on another person’s property, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against them. The owner or manager of a property owes you as a visitor a duty of care to help you avoid injury. This means ensuring that the property is maintained and that any hazards are clearly identified. If the owner or manager of the property fails to do this, they become liable for damages in a slip and fall lawsuit. There are important steps to take in a slip and fall case to ensure the most positive outcome.
According to a Statistics Canada report in 2004, slip and fall incidents represented 41 percent of preventable injuries in the country. Immediately following a slip and fall accident, there are five important steps you should take. These steps may help your liability claim if you choose to file one. 1. Gather as Much Evidence as […]