Know Your Rights & What to Expect.
No one expects to slip and fall when they visit a business or someone’s home, but a fall could lead to severe injuries. If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property and were hurt, you may be able to hold the property owner responsible.
Donnelly Murphy Lawyers can help you get the relief you need after a slip and fall accident. You shouldn’t have to negotiate the legal process alone. Contact our slip and fall lawyers for guidance and seasoned personal injury representation.
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Whether you fell at a business or residence, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses if the fall caused injuries.
Your slip and fall attorney will review the details of your case to determine if you have a claim.
In most cases, you have two years from the date of an injury to file a claim for a fall accident.
However, if your fall occurred due to snow or ice, you may have to provide notice of a claim within 60 days if it occurred on private property or within ten days on municipal property.
Waiting too long to file your claim could result in losing out on compensation for your injuries. That is why it is essential to reach out to a personal injury lawyer quickly after a fall.
You can recover several categories of damages after a slip and fall, and it is important for any future damages expected to be incurred to be included when determining the value of your claim. You may be entitled to compensation for:
You might also be able to pursue non-economic damages for your pain and suffering. However, federal legal precedent caps non-economic damages that can be recovered through a personal injury lawsuit at just over $400,000.
Knowing the exact value of your claim can be complicated. Your slip and fall lawyer can answer any questions about your damages.
You might be unsure who is responsible for your injuries and who will pay for your damages — that’s where a slip and fall lawyer can help. Your lawyer will identify all the liable parties, including the property owner, employees, or municipality if the fall occurred on public property.
We have over 90 years of experience helping clients in Ontario overcome the most devastating events in their life. We’ll walk you through each step in your recovery journey.
We’ll investigate what led to the fall and work with experts to determine what the other parties owe you for your injuries. We’ll negotiate for you and won’t hesitate to take the at-fault party to court if necessary.
Get What You Deserve After a Slip and Fall.
Recover for all your losses after you or your loved one suffered a slip and fall accident.
But things are not always that easy.
Our experienced slip and fall lawyers help you move past this traumatic time in your life to focus on your recovery. We take slip and fall cases seriously and have a strong history of success in helping victims get back what they lost.
A slip and fall could leave you with only minor bumps and bruises, but some injuries could be more serious. Contact Donnelly Murphy Lawyers if you’re dealing with any of the following:
Ontario’s occupiers’ liability law states that businesses must keep people who enter or attend their property safe. If you were hurt in a fall at a business, you might be able to hold the owner or other responsible parties accountable by proving their negligence.
When businesses fail to take reasonable safety precautions, you may be able to prove negligence in several ways. For example, parties could be negligent if there are insufficient maintenance protocols or if there is proof that the company knew about unsafe areas but failed to address them.
It’s essential to get started on your case immediately. If you or a loved one were hurt in a slip and fall, Donnelly Murphy Lawyers will:
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Every slip and fall case is different — find a lawyer who adequately values yours. Some factors that affect the value of your claim include:
We’ll listen to your story and examine your case to identify all liable parties and hold them accountable for your damages.
We have offices conveniently located off ON-8 and ON-21 that allow our Goderich, ON lawyers to assist you in all your needs. Donnelly Murphy Lawyers knows you might have significant damages and will help you recover all you lost from your slip and fall. Let us put our 90+ years of experience to work for you.