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A Reasonable System of Inspection and Detailed Cleaning Logs Can Keep Liability Away
The duty of care for janitorial contractors is reasonableness and not perfection; they do not have to remove every possibility of danger. In a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, the Court held …
Holding Harmless: The Pocket-Protector Clause
You may have come across the term to “hold harmless” (also called “save harmless”) while reviewing a contract regarding a service or product being provided. Holding harmless usually comes part and …
Where the Rubber Meets the Road With Statutory Threshold
As five recent Superior Court decisions show, when determining whether a plaintiff’s injuries meet the statutory threshold, the medical facts make or break the case. The statutory threshold as …
Holy Backlog, Batman!
This March features two highly anticipated debuts: the new movie The Batman opens in theatres and exciting changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure come out in Ontario courts. Okay, “exciting” may not …
Close, but No Claim: Limitation Window Shuts Plaintiff Out
If your insurance company is withholding payments, then you should know you’ve got a problem. And you should realize that legal action is the right way to address that issue, whether your insurance …
Court of Appeal Upholds the Highest Jury Award to Grieving Parents
There is no court-imposed limit on non-pecuniary damages for loss of care, guidance, and companionship under the Family Law Act . But for the past two decades, the award in To v Toronto (City) Board …