You are likely looking to recover compensation if you have been recently injured in a restaurant accident. It is important that you retain the services of an experienced personal injury lawyer who will walk you through the claims filing process and work to recover the compensation you deserve. If you have any further questions regarding restaurant accidents and filing a valid personal injury claim, reach out to our experienced personal injury firm who will walk you through each step of the way. Continue reading to discover the most common examples of restaurant accidents, plus, the ways to recover compensation for your damages. Give our firm a call today to schedule your initial consultation. We are here to help.
What are the most common examples of restaurant accidents?
Accidents can happen anywhere. This is especially true for restaurants that have negligent employees and maintenance. The most common restaurant accidents include the following:
- Food poisoning
- Eye injuries
- Serious burns
- Slippery floors without warning signs causing slip and fall accidents
- Burn or scald injuries from the dishwasher, stove, or any other kitchen appliance
- Burns or electrocutions due to dysfunctional electrical appliances
- Hearing loss due to loud speakers/drive-thrus
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- If you were forced to lift heavy items even after you told your employer that you are unable to due to a medical condition, you may be eligible for compensation if you were injured
How can I recover compensation after a restaurant accident?
The first step you will take when looking to recover compensation after a restaurant accident is to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer who will walk you through the claims filing process. You will take legal action against the negligent party with the assistance of your lawyer by proving that they are directly responsible for your injuries. This will be done by utilizing evidence such as witness statements, pictures and videos of the accident, medical documentation relating to your injuries, police reports, and more.
What is the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Toronto?
The statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally two years in Toronto. This means that you will have two years from the date of your accident to take legal action against the negligent party responsible for your injuries. Reach out to our experienced personal injury lawyer who will walk you through the claims filing process ahead to begin as soon as possible.