I Have Been Injured in an Accident Due to Poor Lighting | Can I Sue?

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If you have been injured in an accident due to poor lighting and you believe that this was caused by the negligence of a property owner, you may be eligible to recover compensation in a premises liability claim. To learn more about this process, contact our experienced personal injury firm today to discuss the next steps you should take. Give our firm a call to schedule your initial construction. We will work to satisfy the burden of proof to recover the compensation you require to heal.

What are the most common injuries sustained due to poor lighting accidents?

The most common injuries sustained use to poor lighting include the following:

  • Back, neck, or spinal cord injuries
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Head or brain injuries
  • Bruises
  • Broken bones
  • Facial injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Wrongful death

Where do most poor lighting accidents occur?

Many poor lighting accidents occur in the following locations:

  • Bars
  • Public transportation
  • Retail stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Movie theaters
  • Public restrooms
  • Cruise ships
  • Restaurants

Do I have a valid premises liability claim after being injured due to poor lighting?

To discover if you have a valid premises liability claim, it is important that you retain the services of an experienced personal injury lawyer. You may be eligible to recover compensation if you can prove that negligence on another person’s property led to our accident by proving the following factors:

  1. The property owner owed you a duty of care. 
  2. The property owner was aware of or should have been aware of the hazards on their property. 
  3. The property owner breached this duty of care by not resolving the hazards on the property 
  4. This breach of duty resulted in your accident. 
  5. The accident resulted in your injuries.
  6. Your injuries led to financial and emotional losses.

How long will I have to take legal action after a poor lighting accident in Toronto?

The statute of limitations for premises liability claims in Toronto is two years. This means that you will have two years from the date of your accident to take legal action against the negligent party. The sooner you bring attention to your claim, the better. Failure to file your claim within this time period may result in you being permanently barred from suing. To get started with this process as soon as possible, reach out to our experienced lawyer today. It is important that you retain the services of an experienced lawyer who will work to satisfy the burden of proof.

Contact Our Experienced Toronto Personal Injury Firm

If you have been injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, you need a lawyer who truly cares about your best interests. Contact a Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer at Merricks Law Group today.

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