Toronto Slip and Fall LawyersA slip-and-fall accident occurs because the owner, manager, operator or renter of a commercial or residential property ignored a dangerous situation on his or her property. As a result, someone had a slip-and-fall accident that caused an injury or death. The term “trip and fall” or “slip and fall” refers to falls as a result of any condition which makes the surface where one is walking uneven and potentially hazardous.
Causes of Slip and Falls:Slip-and-fall accidents include trip-and-fall accidents, as well as accidents caused by falling objects. Altogether, there are several causes of this type of accident:
- broken pavement;
- an obstructions from a pathway;
- ice or wet floor;
- loose carpet or
- any other unstable surface.