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Types of Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall on Commercial Property

Including a slip and fall on the premises of a:Slip and Fall on Public Property

  • Restaurant
  • Office
  • Grocery Store
  • Department Store
  • Mall
  • Retail Store/Business
  • Nightclub
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Theme Park (i.e. Wonderland, CNE)
  • Golf Course

If you have slipped and fallen on commercial property and suffered an injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation. The law in Ontario places a duty on store and business owners to ensure that people who enter the premises are reasonably safe while they are on the property.

If you slip and fall because the owner has failed to keep the property safe, the owner is responsible for any damages or injuries that you suffer. Some common examples include:

  • A slip and fall on a wet or slick floor which the store owner has failed to clean up or place any warning markers around
  • A slip and fall on a snowy or icy entrance, driveway, or parking lot which the business owner has failed to clear, shovel, or salt
  • A slip and fall on a torn carpet or wet entrance mat
  • A trip and fall on broken tile, uneven floors or carpet, broken stairs or as a result of poor lighting
  • A trip and fall over a hazard or obstacle which the store owner has failed to remove

If you have suffered a slip & fall on commercial property, contact our law office today for a free consultation with an Ontario slip & fall lawyer about your legal options.

Local: 416-630-8880 Toll Free: 1-877-311-8880
Email: info@slipfall.ca

You can also complete our free Online Case Assessment Form which will be reviewed by a slip & fall lawyer.

Slip and Fall on Public/Government Property

Including a slip and fall on: Slip and Fall on Public Property

  • a street or road 
  • city park
  • subway/bus
  • airport terminal
  • sidewalk 
  • government property
  • public washroom
  • construction zone

If you have slipped and fallen on city, town, or municipal property such as a street or sidewalk, and have been injured, you may be entitled to financial compensation. The law in Ontario places a duty on municipalities to keep sidewalks, roadways and bridges in a reasonable state of repair. Cities, towns, and municipalities also have a duty under the Occupiers Liability Act to ensure that government property is kept reasonably safe.

The most common type of slip and fall occurs on snowy or icy roads and sidewalks. In this circumstance, a city or municipality could be held liable for your slip and fall injuries if they:

  • Failed to properly clear the sidewalk of snow 
  • Failed to sand/scrape the sidewalk appropriately
  • Failed to dispatch street plows to priority areas
  • Failed to follow city or town snow and ice clearing standards

If you have had a slip and fall on a public street, a sidewalk, or on government property, contact our office today for a free consultation with an Ontario slip and lawyer.

Local: 416-630-8880    Toll Free: 1-877-311-8880
Email: info@slipfall.ca

You can also complete our free Online Case Assessment Form which will be reviewed by a slip & fall lawyer.

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WARNING: There are strict time limits to start a lawsuit for certain types of slip and fall accidents. Contact a slip and fall lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your case.

Slip and Fall on Private Property

If you have had a slip and fall inside the home of a friend, neighbour, or other party, you may be entitled to financial compensation for any injuries you have suffered. Owners of private residences have a legal obligation to keep their property reasonably safe for third parties.  

Some common examples of slip and falls as a result of homeowner negligence include:

  • Slip and Fall on Public PropertyA slip and fall on ice and snow on a driveway or front entrance
  • A slip and fall on wet or slick floors/tiles
  • A slip and fall on a slick or wet substance that leaks from another person’s home
  • A trip and fall on loose steps, flooring or tiles
  • A trip and fall on a lawn or garden

If you have suffered a slip an fall while on the private property of another person, contact our law office today for a free consultation with an Ontario slip and fall lawyer. You may be entitled to financial compensation for any injuries or damages you may have suffered.

Local: 416-630-8880    Toll Free: 1-877-311-8880
Email: info@slipfall.ca

You can also complete our free Online Case Assessment Form which will be reviewed by a slip & fall lawyer.

Slip and fall on Rented Property

If you are a tenant and have slipped and fallen on property that you are renting, your landlord may be liable to you for any damages that you have suffered, including lost wages and pain and suffering. Where the landlord is responsible for maintenance and repair of the property, they have a legal duty to ensure that the rental property is reasonably safe for tenants.

Contact our law office for a free consultation with an Ontario slip and fall lawyer about your case. You may be entitled to financial compensation as a result of any injuries you have suffered in your slip and fall.

Local: 416-630-8880    Toll Free: 1-877-311-8880
Email: info@slipfall.ca

You can also complete our free Online Case Assessment Form which will be reviewed by a slip & fall lawyer.