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If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s commercial or residential property, you may be entitled to compensation. That is because, in accordance with the province’s Occupiers’ Liability Act, the owners and/or occupiers of commercial and residential properties owe their visitors a duty of care. Failure to fulfill that duty could be considered negligence. 

In the context of premises liability cases, the term “occupier” may refer to:

  • Landlords 
  • Property managers 
  • Business owners/managers
  • Maintenance technicians 
  • Landscapers
  • Superintendents 
  • Tenants
  • Anyone who controls access to the space
  • Anyone responsible for the property’s maintenance
  • And more 

If the person or entity responsible for identifying and addressing potentially dangerous hazards on-site fails to take adequate measures to repair, remove, or warn guests about them, slip and fall accidents with serious consequences can occur. In these situations, negligent property owners and/or occupiers may be responsible for providing injured slip and fall accident victims with financial compensation for damages they have incurred as a result of being hurt on their premises. 

In Algoma, one of the most common causes of injurious slip and fall accidents is improperly cleared ice and snow. However, because of recent amendments to the Occupiers’ Liability Act, people who have been seriously hurt by a property owner or occupier’s negligence face strict deadlines which can be difficult to meet, especially when coping with serious injuries. 

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Passed in the winter of 2020, Bill 118 puts additional roadblocks in the way of injured slip and fall accident victims on their path to fair treatment and restitution. Usually, there is a two-year statute of limitations on civil claims arising from personal injuries, which means injured accident victims generally have two years from the time of their accident in which they are entitled to pursue justice. However, now in accordance with this new amendment to the law, anyone injured by snow or ice must provide the negligent parties with a written notice of claim within 60 days of their accident in order to pursue legal action against them during the two-year limitation period.

That is why, if you were injured on someone else’s property, especially as the result of improperly cleared snow and/or ice, contacting a lawyer as soon as possible could be imperative to your case. However, regardless of the circumstances of your accident or the manner in which you sustained injuries on someone else’s property, our Algoma slip and fall accident lawyers may be able to help you recover the compensation you deserve. To learn more, call 1-800-JUSTICE and schedule a free initial consultation.

Contact Our Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers Serving Algoma

Slips and falls can happen when you least expect them. They are often caused by hazards that, had no incident occurred, might be completely overlooked. These include:

  • Spilled liquids 
  • Broken or missing handrails 
  • Poor lighting  
  • Wet floors 
  • Uneven surfaces 
  • Loose carpeting  
  • Cracked sidewalks 
  • Potholes 
  • Cluttered walkways 
  • Broken tiles 
  • And more 

If you were injured because of a property owner/occupier’s negligence, call Preszler Injury Lawyers today and receive a free initial consultation on your case with our slip and fall accident lawyers serving Algoma

 

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151 Eglinton Ave W,
Toronto, ON
M4R 1A6
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4145 N Service Rd
Burlington, ON
L7L 4X6
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2 County Ct Blvd #400,
Brampton, ON
L6W 3W8
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105 Consumers Drive
Whitby, ON
L1N 1C4
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92 Caplan Ave #121,
Barrie, ON
L4N 0Z7
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380 Wellington St Tower B, 6th Floor,
London, ON
N6A 5B5
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2233 Argentia Rd Suite 302,
East Tower Mississauga, ON
L5N 6A6
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1 Hunter St E,
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3W1
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459 George St N,
Peterborough, ON
K9H 3R9
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22 Frederick Street,
Suite 700
Kitchener, ON N2H 6M6
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352 Elgin Street,
Ottawa ON
K2P 1M8
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10 Milner Business Ct #300,
Scarborough, ON
M1B 3C6
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