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Laws and Regulations
In Guelph, slip and fall accidents fall under the category of personal injury law. Under the law, property owners are legally obligated to maintain their premises in a safe condition for visitors. If a property owner fails to do so and a visitor sustains an injury. As a result, the owner may be held liable for damages.
- Do report the incident to the property owner or manager immediately.
- Do seek medical attention, even if you think your injuries are minor.
- Do take pictures of the site and document your injuries.
- Do gather witness information and statements.
- Do keep any clothing or shoes worn during the fall as evidence.
- Do keep all medical bills and receipts related to your injuries.
- Do preserve any physical evidence from the scene of the fall, such as skid marks or debris.
- Do write down any details about the fall and the circumstances surrounding it.
- Consult an experienced personal injury lawyer specializing in slip and fall cases.
- Do not ignore any symptoms or delay seeking medical treatment, as this may affect the strength of your case.
- Report it to the property owner or manager before leaving the scene of the fall.
- Don’t ignore any symptoms or delay seeking medical treatment.
- Wait to speak to a lawyer to give a recorded statement to the insurance company.
- Only accept a settlement offer from the insurance company if you speak to a lawyer.
- Don’t dispose of any items related to the fall, such as clothing or shoes worn during the incident.
- Consult a lawyer before signing any statements or documents.
- Don’t assume that you are at fault for the accident.
- Don’t admit fault or apologize to anyone at the scene of the fall.
- Don’t hesitate to seek the assistance of a qualified personal injury lawyer.
- Don’t ignore or dismiss any pain or discomfort you are feeling after the fall, as it may be a sign of a more serious injury.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a slip and fall incident in Guelph, Ontario, it is important to protect your rights and secure the compensation you deserve. MacIsaac Gow LLP is here to help.
Our experienced personal injury lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the legal process and ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way. We understand the challenges and emotions involved in slip and fall cases and are dedicated to advocating for our clients.
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