Category: slip and fall

ONCA Leaves Door Open for Jail for Negligent Employers

A tragic case of an employee who died in 2013 after falling from an elevated order picker (like a forklift, but controlled while walking) has led to the Ontario Court of Appeal stating that moral blameworthiness may lead to more severe sentences for employers who act negligently in offences under the provinces Occupational Health and […]

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Celebrate Safely at the Cottage This Canada Day

Cottages and campgrounds will be busy this long weekend as Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of confederation. Unfortunately, a careless moment at the cottage can sometimes result in a serious injury, leading to weeks or even months of recovery. Who is responsible for an injury that happens at the cottage? In some cases, an accident […]

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