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Musa v Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 255 et al., 2022 ONSC 1030

A person shoveling snow.

In Musa v Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 255 et al., the issue was whether the Defendant contractor applied the road salt to the driveway and parking areas of the condominium in a sufficiently timely way to avoid or mitigate the formation of icy conditions that would put the residents at risk of injury through slipping or falling.

Spry v. Southlake Regional Health Centre, 2022 ONSC 1783

Ho-Ho-Hosting: Be Wary of Social Host Liability this Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for holiday parties and get-togethers with friends and family. Between the eggnog and mulled wine, all may seem merry and bright, but there are several factors to consider before you host a holiday get-together this season…

Availability of Insurance in Fatal Accident Compensation Involving Reckless and Impaired Drivers

While the lockdown has seen a significant reduction in accidents, there has been an increase in the number of serious and catastrophic accidents caused by excessive speeding (including stunt driving) and, at times, driving while impaired. Incidents of stunt driving have increased dramatically since the pandemic, with the OPP often reporting on social media young drivers clocking speeds of 150 to 250 km/h on highways and roadways…

Parental Liability: When Can a Parent be Found Negligent for their Child’s Injuries?

When children get injured and bring a lawsuit, their parent can often be named as a defendant on the basis that the parent failed to properly supervise the child. The parent can be sued by the injured child directly, or named as a defendant in a counterclaim or third party claim…