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Ottawa Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers

Slip and fall accidents, sometimes referred to as “trip and fall”, are a significant cause of personal injuries in Ontario.  They can result from a myriad of conditions making a passage way unstable and unsafe.  Some of those conditions can include, but are not limited to: icy road/walkways, uneven concrete, loose carpets, unmarked holes, improperly built structures and more.

Owners and other occupiers of property (for example, people who are renting property and operating as stores or restaurants) are responsible to ensure that you are safe while on their property.  If you are injured in a slip/trip and fall in Ottawa, then the owner and/or occupier of that property may be responsible to compensate you for any damages you have suffered as a result of the accident.  That compensation can include: pain and suffering, loss of income, medical/rehabilitation cost, out of pocket expenses and more.  As well, if the injuries are significant it is also possible for family members to be compensated for any help that they have had to give you including time off work, taking you to medical appointments, helping around the house and so on.

Trip and Fall Accident Claims

Our Ottawa slip and fall lawyers have assisted clients who have suffered significant injuries from slip and fall types of accidents, including: mild sprains and strains, fractured bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, psychological trauma and even the 0death of a loved one.  We are prepared to fight to get you the compensation you deserve for any injuries you have suffered as a result of a slip/trip and fall accident in Ottawa on somebody else’s property.

Slip and Fall Claim Timeline

IMPORTANT:  it is very important to call our Ottawa slip and fall lawyers as soon as possible after any slip and fall accident you have suffered in Ottawa.  In some cases it may be determined that your accident occurred on government property.  If that is the case, then there are very tight timelines required to notify the municipality of the accident, sometimes as little as 7 days.  In particular, you must notify the municipality of the accident, in writing, with your name, address, telephone number, time and location of the accident.  Failure to provide this notice may result in any action against the municipality being barred!

The law pertaining to slip and fall accidents in Ottawa is complex and varied.  Our Ottawa slip and fall lawyers at Injury Law Firm Ottawa, however, are well equipped to navigate the murky legal waters and help you achieve a positive outcome.

Contact Us today to arrange for a free consultation to meet with our lawyers so that we can get working for you to get the best results possible. 

Remember – There are no fees unless we settle or win your case!

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