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Average Slip and Fall Settlement Amounts in Ontario

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The injuries that can result from a slip and fall can be devastating. These injuries could include broken bones, cuts, or bruises. On the other end of the spectrum, a fall could lead to life-altering injuries like head trauma or paralysis. No two cases are the same, which means slip and fall settlement amounts in Canada and particularly slip and fall settlement amounts in Ontario can vary wildly. 

When these injuries result from a hazard on the property of another person or entity, you could have a viable claim for compensation. While it is true that some of these claims require litigation to resolve, many of them ultimately end in settlement. Understanding the potential compensation available in general could provide you with insight into what could be available in your case.

Understanding Slip and Fall Settlement Amounts in Canada

First and foremost, it is worth noting that there is no easy answer to identify the average slip and fall settlement amounts in Ontario. Most settlements remain confidential, making it impossible to track the exact amount a case might have been worth.

That said, the same factors go into determining slip and fall settlement amounts in Canada. At the end of the day, these settlements depend on the severity of the injury and the cost of treating it. There are several types of damages that could apply in a slip and fall case. A successful claim could result in collecting many of these.

Medical Bills

Medical costs routinely make up the large part of slip and fall injury claims. These costs extend far beyond the emergency treatment that occurs immediately after a fall. They could also include the physical therapy needed to get you back on your feet, or occupational therapy necessary to return you to the workforce.

If your injuries require medication or medical devices, a successful slip and fall lawsuit could provide compensation for those costs as well. You could also recover the cost of any home attendants or other necessary care while you recover from your injuries. There is no limit to these types of damages, as they are essentially helping you recoup your expenses after a fall.

Lost Wages

Time away from work is another significant part of slip and fall injury claims. If you are forced to miss work, you could miss out on the paychecks that come with it. A successful injury claim could not only compensate you for your past lost wages but also your future diminished earnings.

Pain and Suffering

You are not limited to recovering compensation that stems directly from a bill or invoice. Chief among these intangible losses that could lead to recovery are damages for pain and suffering. Pain and suffering damages compensate you for the physical pain that comes with suffering and living with an injury.

Pain is a subjective term, and every person experiences it differently. Following a slip and fall, the pain could be substantial. Obtaining compensation for your pain and suffering could depend on your ability to demonstrate how your pain has impacted you.

Although it can be challenging to put a dollar value on pain and suffering, it is necessary to do so for a variety of reasons. One of those reasons is the Ontario cap on pain and suffering damages. This cap limits your available pain and suffering compensation from another person’s negligence based on the cost of living. This means the cap changes a little each year but is typically above $300,000. That cap provides a ballpark for what to expect with this type of claim.

Meeting with a Lawyer

Ultimately, the only way to get an accurate view of what your slip and fall claim might be worth is through speaking with a slip and fall injury lawyer. There are too many factors that go into determining the value of slip and fall settlement amounts in Canada to accurately gauge it without careful review.

Disclaimer: The content of this article is a general guideline made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to be used as legal advice for the reader’s specific situation nor in general. By reading our blog and website content, the reader acknowledges the above and understands there is no lawyer-client relationship created between you and Himelfarb Proszanski through this content. To get specific legal advice, we encourage you to book a free consultation with one of our lawyers to clarify the legal aspects of your situation.

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