Toronto Occupiers’ Liability Lawyer

If you were injured by a defective building structure or slip-and-fall accident, you may have a claim for premises liability, also known as occupier’s liability. Slip-and-fall injuries and other premises liability accidents can happen anywhere, from shopping centres to municipal sidewalks to private homes or cottages.

Serving Clients In Ontario: Premises Liability Lawyer Michael A. Yermus

Yermus & Associates, and his legal team will represent individuals and their families in making premises liability claims for injuries caused by negligent property management. Our experience includes representing clients in general slip-and-fall accidents and other occupiers’ claims throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and southern Ontario.

Common Causes Of Premises Liability Claims

Property owners or occupiers have the legal duty to ensure that aspects of the property such as flooring, safety rails, elevators, escalators or other structural features are properly maintained so as to avoid causing injury to lawful visitors. Some of the common causes giving rise to premises liability claims include:

  • Wet or slippery floors
  • Broken or uneven flooring
  • Poor lighting
  • Damaged handrails or guardrails
  • Poor building maintenance
  • Property defects
  • Falling objects
  • Dog bites and animal attacks
  • Improper snow or ice removal

The injuries involved in a premises liability claim can range from muscle sprains and other soft-tissue injuries to serious orthopaedic injuries such as broken ankles or wrists, or even concussions. Our team of personal injury professionals will review the details of your case and seek the maximum amount of compensation or benefits to which you are entitled to manage your care.

Contact Lawyer Michael A. Yermus

We go above and beyond for our clients, providing personalized guidance throughout the claims process. For more information, contact our firm at 416-229-4878 (HURT) to schedule a free initial consultation with our Toronto occupiers’ liability lawyer.