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Getting you the care and compensation you deserve following a slip and fall accident.

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Slip and Fall Lawyer

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You don’t pay us unless we win your case. No Out of pocket expenses required.

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Why You Need a Slip and Fall Lawyer

If you have slipped or fallen on someone’s residential property, in a store, market or shopping mall, on the street or in a public area, you are legally entitled to make a claim against the occupier and owner of the premises where the slip and fall occurred. An immediate on-site inspection is vital in all slip and fall accidents, whether it occurred at the local bodega or in a major venue or building such as the CF Toronto Eaton Centre, First Canadian Place, Brookfield Place, Walmart Supercentre, or Walmart in Gerrard Square.

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Himelfarb Proszanski utilizes its vast network of experts and investigators to assess the site where the slip and fall occurred. They track down witnesses to secure favorable statements. They obtain surveillance and security videos, security records, workplace logs and all the other evidence documenting the slip and fall. Himelfarb Proszanski then puts the evidence together and prepares your case for trial. This will maximize your claims and ensure the highest level of compensation you deserve.

A slip and fall lawyer is the key to protecting your legal rights and ensuring the best settlement outcome.

What Your Slip and Fall Lawyer Will Do

Your lawyer builds your case against the property owner and occupier and gets you the maximum care and compensation you deserve. Compensation for slip and fall accidents includes pain and suffering, past and future income losses, past and future health care expenses, housekeeping and home maintenance expenses plus claims for family members.  Calculate the value of your slip and fall case.

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Your Slip and Fall Lawyer guides you through the process handling all the forms and paperwork to get you the highest award possible.

How it Works

We can begin building your case against the property owner and/or occupant. Our Slip and Fall Lawyers are able to access information you will not be able to obtain and it is this information that your case will depend on.

All consultations are free. We will meet with you wherever you are. You do not have to come to our office. There are no upfront costs. We get paid only after your case is settled.

How We Work with You

The statute of limitations on medical malpractice claims is 2-years according to the Ontario Limitations Act. Those two years can go fast if you’re in the midst of treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery.  The sooner you contact us, the faster we can get to work on these complicated circumstances

  • We understand how to build a case against your municipality proving gross negligence. In most other slip and fall cases, there is no early notice requirement, however early investigation, including notifying the occupier and property owner is vital for a successful outcome.
  • We will come to visit you and your family to discuss your case.
  • We are dedicated to getting you, our client, the best medical care and compensation possible.

Timeline to File A Slip and Fall Claim in Ontario

In Ontario, the statute of limitations for a case like slip and fall is two years – and that means you must file your claim before the 2-year anniversary of your accident. The longer you wait, though – and the lack of an immediate on-site inspection – can make this process more difficult. Contacting the slip and fall lawyers at Himelfarb Proszanski right away is critical.

Common Types of Slip and Fall Injuries

There are a variety of issues that could cause slip and fall injuries.  From our harsh Toronto winters making ice a hazard, to uneven walkways and other substances on the ground – making sure the area is safe is the responsibility of both homeowners and business owners.

Wet floor in a building, store, or restaurant
A wet floor is probably the most prevalent cause of a slip and fall injury.  From standing water on a vinyl floor to iced-over sidewalk – the most common type of slip and fall case we see is usually from a wet floor.  Determining who is responsible can be difficult – that’s why you need an experienced lawyer familiar with Toronto to help.

Loose carpeting in a home or business
Just a wrinkle in the carpet can cause a major wrinkle in your life. Something as simple as a stumble could cause major injury if you fall hard enough, or down a flight of stairs, due to that small lump. Making sure the correct party is held responsible, and that you’re taken care of is an important step.

Broken or loose stairs in a business
Businesses are tasked with creating an environment that is safe for their customers. Broken or loose stairs can cause major or minor injuries. No matter how small the fall, making sure the correct party is held responsible can be a big task. Let the slip and fall lawyers at Himelfarb Proszanski help.

Uneven/cracked pavement or sidewalks
Is the city responsible for uneven sidewalks? Is the business owner? Or maybe the landlord for the building the business is located in? There are a lot of questions to be answered when you trip and fall on an uneven sidewalk. Frozen ground and frost heaves can make a mess out of concrete walkways – make sure your injuries are taken care of.

Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Broken arm, leg, ankle, or knee
What feels like a sprain could be worse or get worse if you fail to get it checked out. Make sure you’ve been checked out by a doctor immediately after a slip and fall injury, even if you feel okay right after the incident.

Back & Spinal Cord Injury
Back injuries can seem innocuous enough when you’re first injured, but a slight discomfort can turn into major pain in a short amount of time. Make sure you get your back pain due to a slip and fall accident checked out as soon as possible.  Tingling in your extremities and other symptoms could mean you have some spinal cord damage – be sure to see a doctor immediately after your fall.

Head injuries
What feels like a bump could be a concussion, or worse. Making sure any head injury is tended to by a physician is an important step after a slip and fall injury – we can help you find care and compensation – contact us today!

Sprains & Strains
Even a minor injury such as a sprain or strain can mean time off work to recuperate. A good slip and fall lawyer will get you the compensation for that time off work, as well as make sure any medical bills are covered.

Hip Injuries
According to the US-based Centers for Disease Control, over 95 percent of broken hips are suffered in falls. When a fall results in hip injury, hospitalization, surgery, and nursing care/rehab admittance are necessary. Some surgery may even require implantation of an artificial hip. While hip fractures are more common in older populations, slip and fall injuries that cause hip injuries can still be caused by negligence on the part of property owners and managers.

Why Choose HIMPRO?

Himelfarb Proszanski is a leading law firm with full-service personal injury lawyers. We have been recognized by Best Lawyers and have the highest rating, AV Preeminent, from Martinadale-Hubbell. We provide a combined century of trial experience which has led to the successful settlement of over 10,000 cases with combined settlement value in excess of 3/4 billion dollars. And finally, we’re the only firm to offer you the HIMPRO Advantage™.

  • Your injury is assessed and your options are discussed
  • Your rights are protected and your claim is pursued
  • Your disability and other benefits are secured
  • You or a loved one obtains the award they deserve
  • You receive updates throughout the entire process – Our Communication Guarantee
  • Your injury assessments are booked with respected specialists
  • Your rehabilitation is optimized and personalized using our extensive network of rehabilitation and medical specialists
  • Your rehabilitation is monitored and tracked
  • Your case is managed by our lawyers from start to finish
  • You are made aware of options designed to maximize your settlement amount
  • Free Case Evaluation
    Schedule your free no-obligation personal injury evaluation.
  • Hospital & Home Visits
    Visits are available free of charge anywhere in Ontario.
  • No Fees Unless We Win
    Our guarantee: we don’t get paid until your case settles.

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Timing is Critical. Help is Free.

Don’t delay discussing your matter with us to find out how to build a winning case.

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You don’t pay us unless we win your case. No Out of pocket expenses required.

Note: Your Privacy is Safe with us. We will never disclose your information to external parties.

OUR CLIENTS

What They Say About Us

Sherene AlySherene Aly
16:02 23 Mar 24
I was very pleased with my decision to retain David and his team for my case. Melissa Gizzo was simply amazing and was able to secure a fair settlement for me.
T TT T
17:46 16 Feb 24
Experienced and excellent law firm. Their lawyers are wonderful, articulate, dilligent, amicable, calm, respectful, responsible, resourceful and have good human and customer relationships Especially DAN HOLLAND 👌 He is an amazing lawyer as regards dealing with any of the Accident case.I was involvedIn an accident in 2019 February. He was God sent as he dutifully and relentlessly worked hard until the case was settled
LizLiz
22:43 18 Jan 24
I highly recommend Dan Holland as a disability lawyer. His commitment to my case made the process seamless. Dan's clear communication and ability to simplify complex legal matters made it easy for me to understand every step. He demonstrated genuine concern for my best interests, making him not only a skilled attorney but also someone easy to talk to.Dan’s support extended beyond legal expertise; he alleviated my stress during the long-term disability case. His calm approach and unhurried demeanour ensured that there was no rush in our collaboration. This, coupled with his dedication, made the entire experience more manageable, fostering confidence in his ability to handle the case with meticulous care.I wholeheartedly endorse Dan for anyone seeking a lawyer who not only gets results but also prioritizes your peace of mind.
Neeshanth SritharanNeeshanth Sritharan
21:49 01 Jan 24
My mom was involved in an accident impacting her daily life and ability to work. Dan Holland has worked with us during the duration of our case and has been helpful in fighting for her and supporting us, and organizing the things we needed. Our family is incredibly grateful of the outcome Dan was able to obtain for us. I would highly recommend him!
Faiza HamidFaiza Hamid
01:26 22 Dec 23
I'm so happy I chose Mena Brar and her team represet us . We could not ask for a better team she is so kind, loyal, and honest. she spoke to me as an equal and made me feel as if my case was definitely important and that I deserved to be fairly compensated. I appreciate you. Did it for me and how this will help me get back on track with my life. keep helping others. You are doing amazing works, Mena Brar. I wish you all the best.
Brenda FurtadoBrenda Furtado
23:38 12 Dec 23
Many thanks to Silene Malhao for settling my husband's TORT claim and to Mena Brar for settling his accident benefits claim. These ladies made themselves available any time we had a question. They were very understanding and compassionate. We were completely taken care of throughout this process. We would definitely recommend this team to friends and family!
ShaunaShauna
15:52 06 Dec 23
We are so happy that we had David and his team represent us. We couldn't have asked for a better team. Not only is David incredibly skilled and experienced, he is kind and compassionate and it is clear how much he cares for his clients. Megan was also absolutely amazing to work with and was always on top of everything and there to answer any questions we had! Thank you!
Andrew CoutoAndrew Couto
23:10 21 Nov 23
I'm so happy I chose David as my lawyer. I spoke to a few lawyers before finding David and I noticed majority of them spoke to me in a way that felt demeaning or that my case wasn't big enough or important enough to take. One phone call with David and my opinion on lawyers changed. He spoke to me as an equal and made me feel as if my case was definitely important and that I deserved to be fairly compensated. The whole process was wonderful. From dealing with David's law clerk Ingrid whom is an amazing and kind woman to his legal assistant Melissa whom is another amazing kind and talented young woman. I was so stressed about this case but from day 1 they helped ease that stress and always answered all my questions promptly and respectfully. I couldn't believe David got me to mediation within 6 months of being cut off my LTD and got me a settlement way beyond my expectations. I can't say enough good things about this law firm but I guarantee you that if you need a lawyer to fight for you David is your guy! . Believe me when I say this is the law firm for anyone dealing with personal injuries especially LTD denial claims. Thank you so much to David, Ingrid and Melissa you truly don't know how much I appreciate all you did for me and how this will help me get back on track with my life. Keep helping others you guys are doing amazing work! I wish you all the best!
Rose RegazziRose Regazzi
21:15 11 Oct 23
I sustained a relatively painful injury, affecting me long term.I wouldn't otherwise had pursued it, as it involved a relatively large corporation, but felt it necessary to do so. However, many lawyers were daunted, with one, who actually referred me to HIMPRO.I was connected with Dan Holland, who reviewed the case, provided with me realistic expectations, sound advice and had a willingness to move forward and represent me.His calm and professional demeanor, brought me to a place of reassurance. His ease in addressing all facets of this process, clearly demonstrated a wealth of experience. There was never any hesitation, when being challenged, and felt my best interest was always in the forefront.This case has since been resolved, to my complete satisfaction.Without reservation, HIMPRO (and Dan Holland, in particular), would be the only firm I would recommend for these type of cases.
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HIMPRO BY HIMELFARB PROSZANSKI LLP

HIMPRO is a leading law firm with full service personal injury and disability insurance lawyers. We have been recognized by Best Lawyers and assigned the highest rating, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubbell. We provide a combined century of trial experience which has led to the successful settlement of over 10,000 cases with combined settlement value in excess of 3/4 billion dollars. Our mission is to win your case. At HIMPRO by Himelfarb Proszanski LLP we build winning cases. That’s the HIMPRO Advantage™.

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Toronto
480 University Ave
Suite 1401
Toronto ON
M5G 1V2
(416) 599-8080

Brampton
2 County Ct Blvd
Suite 400
Brampton ON
L6W 3W8
(905) 595-6760

Hamilton
1 Hunter St E
Ground Floor
Hamilton ON
L8N 3W1
(905) 777-8002

Kitchener
22 Frederick St
7th Floor
Kitchener ON
N2H 6M6
(519) 772-7659

Oshawa
21 Simcoe St S
Oshawa ON
L1H 4G1
(289) 634-5554

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