Category: occupiers liability

Tips For Avoiding Injuries Around The Pool

The hot summer months provide us with great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, and what better way to beat the heat than to relax by a pool. Unfortunately, accidents at the pool or at a cottage can occur. Common injuries include slips and falls, accidents stemming from poorly maintained properties, accidents stemming from poorly maintained […]

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Plaintiff Claims Store Should Have Prevented Assault

If you become injured while at a commercial establishment, you may be entitled to recover damages against the business for your injuries. However, not every type of incident will lend itself to the business being liable. This was the case in a recent decision from the Supreme Court of British Columbia. The events leading up […]

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Celebrate Safely at the Cottage This Canada Day

Cottages and campgrounds will be busy this long weekend as Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of confederation. Unfortunately, a careless moment at the cottage can sometimes result in a serious injury, leading to weeks or even months of recovery. Who is responsible for an injury that happens at the cottage? In some cases, an accident […]

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Anaphylaxis and Restaurant Negligence

Anaphylaxis is a serious physical reaction, usually triggered by exposure to an allergen, that can lead to serious personal injury or even death. Those people with allergies are always very careful, but mistakes can happen. Last year, a Quebec restaurant patron suffered a severe allergic reaction after being mistakenly served salmon, ending up in hospital […]

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