The following is intended as a resource for new lawyers. It should not be considered legal advice. Oatley Vigmond represents injured individuals in their claims against insurance companies. If you […]
My mother has the worst luck. Recent years have seen her break her ankle and her nose in unrelated falls. Now please don’t be too concerned. This is not a […]
You may be entitled to compensation if you have been injured after slipping and falling in a store. Retailers are governed by the Occupiers’ Liability Act. They owe a positive […]
Most of the time, the sidewalk in your neighbourhood is probably a safe and convenient place to go for a stroll. However, sometimes sidewalks can shift, crack, deteriorate, and in […]
There are many things to dislike about a Canadian winter. Heading outside to shovel or salt your driveway isn’t much fun when the temperature is -20, however, if you fail to shovel and salt your driveway or walkway you are putting yourself at risk to get sued.
To prevent harm, as much as is possible, the law requires that owners and operators of commercial establishments take such reasonable care as is necessary to make sure that people are safe while they are on the premises.
So, what does the law require you to do? The law requires that you take such care as is reasonable to see that persons entering the premises are reasonably safe.