Slips, trips and falls are one of the most common forms of personal injury in Ontario, especially in our frigid and slippery fall, winter and spring weather when ice patches are prevalent. Read through the following blog posts to learn about slips and falls from a variety of perspectives, including landlord duties & responsibilities, hazards in cottage country and when you should consider reaching out to a lawyer.
If you’re injured by a third party, what rights do you have? Can you sue for pain and suffering as you would in an auto accident? It’s different for both off-road vehicles and watercraft. In this article, we explain the differences and also give some great advice for staying safe off-road and on the water.Read More
Victims of a slip and fall accident can seek compensation for medical costs & lost income. Read this post to learn if you have a case. Read this article to better understand slip and fall accidents and what recourse a victim might have and whether there is a case worth pursuing.Read More
If you have tripped, slipped, and had a fall on another person’s property, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you seek the compensation you may be entitled to for your pain and suffering and any other damages that you may have suffered, including loss of income. Read this post to learn more.Read More
If you have suffered injuries from a slip or trip and fall, you may be wondering how long it could take to resolve the matter and claim the compensation you may be entitled to. Depending on a range of factors, it can take anywhere from a few months to several years to resolve. Read this article to learn about the lawsuit litigation process, and know what to expect.Read More
Unfortunately, slips, trips, and falls are one of the most common forms of personal injury in Ontario. This article discusses the prevalence of slips and falls and the long-term health consequences that victims endure due to these accidents. The good news is that Mackesy Smye Lawyers can help.Read More
In 2011, the British Columbia Court of Appeal considered the fundamental aspects relating to an injury on property.Read More
Anyone can trip or have a slip and fall accident in the most unlikely of places. This may be because of poor external conditions, poor premises design or maintenance or a variety of other reasons.Read More
The phrase "Slip and Fall" is a legal term used to describe an accident that involves physical damage to an individual caused by someone else's failure to maintain their property in a safe condition, or because the property was negligently designed or constructed. It does not have to involve an actual slip and fall, but can include injuries caused by falling furniture or shelves or items that are improperly stored.Read More
Five important things to do after a Slip and Fall Life can be unpredictable in spite of the best precautions and when it comes to slips and fall accident, they can happen to anyone anytime. Be it in a stairway or parking lot or anywhere, the sad truth is that when a slip or fall occurs, sometimes it may not be your fault at all. But it is important to know what to do after such an accident.Read More
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