Camrose Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers

Slip and fall accidents are common occurrences that can happen anywhere. While visiting both commercial and residential properties, Camrose residents could slip on an unnoticed, seemingly innocent maintenance hazard and sustain serious injuries as a result.

Senior citizens are among those most susceptible to serious or life-threatening injuries as the result of a slip and fall accident. Indeed, adults over the age of 65 are 9 times more likely to be involved in a falling accident than younger accident victims. They are also more likely to be hospitalized or admitted to long-term care facilities because of the injuries they have sustained by slipping and falling.

Regardless of age, the injuries sustained in serious slip and fall accidents can have long-lasting effects on an individual’s quality of life. As a result of the injuries they have sustained, accident survivors could face physical challenges, emotional difficulties, and financial hardships for weeks, months, or even years following their falls.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, there are several actions that should be taken as soon as possible. In the immediate aftermath of a slip and fall accident, it is important to:

  • Seek medical attention: Even if you are not sure about the severity of your injuries, it is still a good idea to see a doctor. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent but can become more severe if not treated promptly. In addition to potentially benefiting your overall recovery, official medical documentation of your injuries might prove useful in future legal claims.
  • Report the accident: Report the accident to the property owner or manager as soon as possible. Request a copy of your official report for your own records and save the name and contact information of the accident report’s recipient.
  • Document the scene: Take photos or videos of the accident scene, including any hazardous conditions that caused the accident (such as wet floors, uneven surfaces, or debris).
  • Gather contact information: Try to get the names and contact information of any witnesses who saw the accident occur.
  • Keep track of medical bills and expenses: Retain all medical bills and record all expenses related to your injuries that you have been required to pay out-of-pocket, including mileage to and from medical appointments, physiotherapy bills, and lost wages due to missed work.
  • Consult with a personal injury lawyer: To understand your legal options and to ensure your rights are protected, schedule a free initial consultation with our Camrose slip and fall accident lawyers. To do so, contact us today.

In accordance with the province’s Occupiers’ Liability Act, the people who own, oversee, or manage commercial and residential properties have a duty to keep the premises safe for visitors. Negligent occupiers who have failed to fulfill their duties of care could be liable for damages incurred by injured victims of slip and fall accidents.

Therefore, if you were injured while visiting someone else’s property, our Camrose slip and fall accident lawyers may be able to help you recover the compensation you deserve. To learn more about working with our slip and fall accident lawyers serving Camrose, contact us today.

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To receive a free case evaluation and learn if you may be entitled to take legal action against the negligent occupier whose wrongful conduct caused you to sustain injuries, book your free initial consultation with our Camrose slip and fall accident lawyers.

 
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