What to Know About Filing a Premises Liability Claim in Toronto

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If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident due to the negligence of another party on another person’s property, you may be eligible for compensation. To recover this compensation, you must file a premises liability claim. To learn more about this process, continue reading and contact our experienced Toronto slip and fall lawyer for assistance with your upcoming claim. Read on to discover the steps you and your lawyer will need to take to win a premises liability claim. Here are some questions you may have:

How can I win a premises liability claim?

When filing a premises liability claim, one of the first steps you will take is to reach out to a skilled personal injury lawyer who will work to satisfy the burden of proof to recover the compensation you deserve. Your lawyer will then work to prove that the property owner knew of or should have known of the unsafe conditions on their property that led to your accident. Your attorney will then prove that the property owner failed to take action to resolve these hazards on their property, resulting in your injuries and significant damages.

To get started with this process as soon as possible, give our experienced firm a call today to schedule our initial consultation.

What compensation am I eligible for after being injured in an accident?

There are two types of compensation that you may be eligible for after being injured on another person’s property due to negligence. They are as follows:

  • Economic damages: Tangible damages including stays in hospitals, surgeries, rehabilitation, and lost wages
  • Noneconomic damages: Intangible damages including pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of enjoyment of life

What is the statute of limitations for premises liability claims in Toronto?

In Toronto, the statute of limitations for premises liability claims is generally two years. This means that you will have two years from the date of your accident to bring attention to your premises liability claim. It is important that you bring attention to your claim as soon as possible. This is because if you fail to file your claim within this timeframe, you could risk being barred from suing. To get started with your claim today, give our Ontario personal injury lawyer a call today. Our firm will work to satisfy the burden of proof to recover the compensation you require to heal. Contact our firm today to schedule your initial consultation. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Contact Our Experienced Toronto Personal Injury Firm

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

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