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slip and falls

Slip and Falls in Stores – Ottawa Fall and Injury Lawyer

Can stores be held liable to pay compensation if someone falls in their store? Slip and fall accidents occur frequently in stores and an Ottawa injury lawyer can help you obtain fair compensation. Stores invite people to come onto their property to purchase items. As a result, store owners and managers have a duty to keep the store reasonably safe. If the condition of the store (such as a wet floor or an object eft on the floor) contributes to or causes someone to fall and be injured, the store owner and occupier can ne held liable and have to pay damages (compensation) to the injured person. In Ontario, the Occupier’s Liability Act imposes a positive duty on store owners to keep their stores safe. Under that Act, …

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Injured in an Accident and Can’t Work? Our Ottawa Injury Lawyers Can Help Get You Compensation!

Economic losses arising from injuries sustained in an accident in Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa personal injury lawyer provides some comments Have you been injured in accident in Ontario? If so, you may be entitled to claim various damages resulting from your injuries. In many personal injury cases, the injury victim is unable to return to work on a permanent basis. In such case, the wrongdoer – the person who was negligent and cause the accident maybe responsible to pay the loss of income the injury victim would’ve otherwise received two major retirement. However, in many cases the injury victim may not have expected to retire at the normal aged 65. Each case turns on its own facts. When calculating loss of income, the lawyer representing the injury victim …