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Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers Windsor

A slip and fall occurs in seconds but the injuries caused can last a lifetime. If you need Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers Windsor call the Windsor Ontario Personal Injury Lawyers of Paciocco& Mellow at (519) 915-SORE (7673). Falls can happen at the grocery store, a shopping mall, a restaurant, a big box retail store, a bank, a public building such as an arena or recreation centre, a private residence, a parking lot or a sidewalk, just to name a few. No matter the type of property where your fall occurs, the owner and occupier of the property have an obligation to keep their property in a safe conditions for persons entering onto it.

The experienced Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers Windsor of Paciocco& Mellow are available to meet with you and tell you whether you have a claim as a result of your fall. Falls can happen as the result of snow or ice, water, rough surfaces, debris being left on the ground, objects placed on the ground, holes in the ground to name a few. Falls can occur while playing sports if the sports field is not properly maintained. Paciocco& Mellow are Sports Injury Lawyers.

You should contact the Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers Windsor at Paciocco& Mellow as soon as possible after your accident. There are time limitations that could limit your rights to bring a claim following your accident. In the case of falls taking place on public property, you could have mere days to advise the municipality or other public body of your accident. The experienced Windsor Injury lawyers of Paciocco& Mellow will advise you of any time limitations that might affect your right to sue and will, if retained by you, ensure that these limitation periods are met.

If you have a fall, it is important to report the fall to the business or property owner as soon as possible so that they can create an incident report. This incident report can be important evidence that your fall actually did take place beyond your own say so. You should also have someone take pictures of the location of the fall as soon as possible, especially if the fall was caused by the presence of snow, ice or water. You should also get the names, if possible, of any people who witnessed your fall.

You should seek medical attention as soon as possible following your fall from your family doctor, a walk-in clinic or the emergency room at your local hospital. When asked by the doctor or nurse about how your injury happened, give as much detail as you can. The doctor or nurse will record what you say in your medical chart and this can also be important evidence in your case.

Having a fall often can be an embarrassing experience, but you should not let fear of embarrassment stop you from completing an incident report, seeking medical attention or calling a lawyer. The injury lawyers at Paciocco& Mellow are available to help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 519-915-SORE(7673) to set up a free initial consultation with one of our experienced injury lawyers.