liability Tag Archives

What is my Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you have been injured by the negligence of another, you may be wondering about the value of your case. This is particularly so if your injuries are preventing you from working or involve extraordinary medical expenses.

Dog Bite Attacks: What is the Settlement Worth?

Canine aggression is a difficult subject to accurately predict. Many different factors come into play including the health and biology of the dog, the training and treatment by the owners, and environmental conditions that “teach” a dog to apply certain behaviors.

Kosoian v. Société de transport de Montréal, 2019 SCC 59

This case addresses when officers may be held civilly liable, and in so doing, outlines a number of general legal principles relevant to assessing officer negligence.

Loye v. Bowers, 2020 ONSC 782

Loye v. Bowers is a ruling on costs by Justice J. R. H. Turnball in which the defendant was seeking costs from plaintiff’s counsel personally following the trial of a personal injury action.

From Hangover to Legal Liability- If You Are Over-Served and Injured, You Can Sue

With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, many will be heading to celebrate at the bar with a drink or two. If you become intoxicated at the bar and are injured is there legal recourse? The answer depends on the circumstances, of course, but this post looks at two situations where a person is likely to be successful in suing a bar if they are injured.

Building Negligence: A slippery slope

If you are walking down the street in the midst of a beautiful snow fall, you are likely not thinking of the potential accumulation of ice on buildings. Removing ice from buildings is essential to keep the public safe when travelling in Ontario, especially areas surrounded by high-rise structures.