Ottawa Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Marc Quinn sees his fair share of slip and fall injury cases in Ottawa. With nearly 20 years experience in accident and injury cases, he has seen all types of slip and fall cases. With the weather in Ottawa, he received many calls relating to slip and fall accidents on private property and on public property like sidewalks, roads and municipal facilities. Extremely icy walkways make for slippery falls and walking is often a hazard for pedestrians in Ottawa.
Often, CBC News reports falls in the City of Ottawa either on private property or on municipal sidewalks. Pedestrians are hurt and wanting compensation. They often turn to Marc Quinn, Ottawa accident and injury lawyer to start personal injury lawsuits against the municipality or private owner as a result of a slip and fall accident in Ottawa and throughout Ontario. The municipality of Ottawa does what it can to reduce icy surfaces but people are still slipping and falling on city property and are injured.
What can you do as an injury victim? Seek medical attention, then take photographs to document the icy surface and lack of maintenance. Obtain the names and contact particulars of witnesses. Hire an experienced personal injury lawyer to place the person responsible for the fall on notice of the claim,. There are strict time limits if you fall on municipal property and notice must be provided in writing within the time limits.
Property owners are responsible for ensuring that their property is as reasonable safe as possible. If someone injures themselves on a property, the owner and occupier may be liable. Hopefully, as owner or occupier there is insurance coverage, if not it means personal liability.
Slip and Fall accidents on City of Ottawa property
If you have had a fall on City of Ottawa property or private property and have suffered an injury, it is important that you obtain information about your rights and what you need to do so that you are protected.
As an experienced personal injury lawyer, Marc Quinn can help you obtain fair compensation. As a top Ottawa personal injury lawyer, Marc Quinn will pursue your claim and obtain fair compensation. Call him for a free consultation, to ask him questions and listen to your options. As an Ottawa slip and fall accident lawyer, Marc Quinn has seen it all and has a proven track record of success.
Reach Ottawa slip and fall lawyer Marc Quinn at 613-315-4878.