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Condominium Security Company added as Defendant in Slip and Fall Accident
Dec 19, 2016

A condo security company challenged a plaintiff’s motion to amend her claim to include them as a defendant, on the basis that the two-year limitation period was up; however, the judge ruled in favour of the plaintiff, noting that the limitation period is triggered only when the plaintiff learns of the defendant’s potential involvement or negligence... Read more

Plaintiff awarded legal Costs for City's abandoned Summary Judgement Motion
Nov 24, 2016

After incurring a brain injury from a slip and fall on a City of Toronto sidewalk, the injured claimant was awarded legal costs after the City brought a summary judgement motion to dismiss her claim and later abandoned the motion... Read more

How Inconsistencies in a Plaintiff's Claim can result in a dismissal
Jul 25, 2016

It is very important, in any legal proceeding, to be as honest and forthcoming as possible. Failure to do so can result in the claimant not being deemed credible and a dismissal of their claim... Read more

Pub Owner found Liable for Injury resulting from an Unsafe Conditon
Apr 20, 2016

The Ontario Occupier's Liability Act dictates that the occupier of a property/premises owes a duty of care to anyone who comes onto their property. A failure to do so can lead to horrible consequences for an individual and/or individuals and a claim of negligence against the occupier... Read more

Civil suit against Municipality allowed to go forward past the 10 Day Notice Deadline
Jan 18, 2016

An injured person must provide notice within 10 days to a Municipality when making a claim for damages. Claims that fail to meet this deadline may be allowed if there was a reasonable excuse for delay of notice and also, if the City?s defense was not prejudiced by the delay.. Read more

The Scope of an Expert Witness' Testimony
Apr 11, 2015

There are rules governing just how much an expert witnesses’ testimony can cover. Here we take a look at how this was decided in a case involving a slip and fall and its ensuing traumatic brain injury... Read more

Compensation for Slip and Falls
Nov 27, 2014

Hurt in a public place? It does not mean that you will be compensated. Here we take a look at a common case that has an unfavorable outcome... Read more

Liability and Causation in Slip and Falls
Oct 19, 2014

Here we take a look at a seemingly cut and dry case where someone suffered a slip and fall accident... Read more

Slip and Fall (pt 2)
Sep 21, 2014

This article draws attention to an actual slip and fall case that, though lengthy, was settled at a little over a quarter million dollars... Read more

Claiming against the City
May 27, 2014

Knowing your rights and the correct procedure to follow when you are injured on public property is important and necessary to increase your chances of being able to be compensated for your injuries. Learn what you should do if you are... Read more

Slip and Falls
May 12, 2014

Slipping and Falling is a very common cause of injury, here's a look at how slip and falls can affect you and what to do when they happen... Read more