Have you experienced a Slip and Fall Accident in Windsor, Ontario?
Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, from an unsafe working environment to improperly maintained personal property. You can be seriously injured during either fall. There are often measures that could have been taken to prevent your fall, yet they were not instituted. This leaves you suffering from an injury that could have been easily prevented.
The lawyers at Katzman, Wylupek LLP have successfully represented thousands of slip and fall accidents in Windsor, Ontario. We never charge for an initial visit and if you are unable to see us, we will be glad to visit you in your home or hospital room. Let a slip and fall accident lawyer at Katzman, Wylupek LLP help you get the compensation you deserve.
Proving Negligence in a Slip and Fall Accident
Slip and fall accident cases, also known as trip and fall cases, are time sensitive. Evidence of negligence can be removed or repaired before an investigation of the scene is launched. One of the more challenging aspects of slip and fall accident cases is proving that it was caused by negligence. Because of this, it is crucial that you seek the help of an experienced slip and fall accident lawyer as soon as you are able. Only a Canadian slip and fall lawyer well versed in personal injury law can properly investigate your case. A prompt and thorough investigation of the scene may be the only way to prove negligence. The longer you wait, the less likely you are to receive proper compensation for your injuries and lost wages. A property owner may be quick to hide evidence of their carelessness but a good attorney knows that there are many ways to prove negligence.
No matter how your slip and fall accident occurred, we can make the law work for you. Property owners are responsible for the maintenance of their property. Period. Any public areas must be free of hazards.
Slip and fall accident hazards include:
- Debris in walkways
- Irregular walking surfaces
- Unexpected changes in slope
- Damaged flooring
- Improper cleaning (spills or improperly applied cleaners or wax)
- Staircases (poor lighting, loose flooring, absent or broken handrails, irregular steps)
- Weather related hazards (ice and rain water)
The Time to Act is Now
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident and believe that the property owner is responsible, you must act now. Do not sign any documents relating to the accident or admit any fault. Only a slip and fall accident lawyer experienced with personal injury cases can be sure that you are being offered fair compensation for your losses. Since 1990, Katzman, Wylupek LLP have successfully handled thousands of slip and fall accident cases in Ontario. From the initial investigation to dealing with insurance companies, we will be by your side, fighting for your rights. Please contact us today. At Katzman, Wylupek LLP, we make the law work for you.
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