Victims of slip and fall accidents may be forced to live in silence because of the many myths surrounding these types claims.
Department stores such as Lowe’s and the Home Depot have business liability insurance. The hardware chains also have experienced legal teams that represent them in personal injury claims that are filed against them. How to protect your rights?
Have you been injured following a slip and fall accident at a hotel? In Ontario, slip and fall accident claims are governed by the Occupiers’ Liability Act (OLA). The gist of the OLA is found in section 3(1) and it provides that…
Cases of people slipping and falling in shopping malls and stores are very common. If you are injured in such an accident, the Occupier’s Liability Act is in place to assist you to get compensated. So, what are your rights under the law?
If you are injured at a store such as Costco following a slip and fall accident, Ontario Occupier’s Liability Act sets out the path towards seeking compensation. You will need to prove that the store did not practice the highest duty of care, leading to the accident.
If you are injured as a result of negligence on the part of Tim Hortons, the law allows you to seek compensation for damages. Tim Horton will have general liability insurance which covers it in case of any claim filed against it, including slip and fall injuries claims.