Posts Categorized: Liability

What is a dog owner’s civil responsibility?

What is a dog owner’s civil responsibility

By Laura Pearce If you own a dog you might be surprised to learn that you are automatically considered legally responsible if your dog injures another person – whether or not the dog does so unexpectedly or because  it was provoked, and even if you did nothing wrong. The Ontario Dog Owners’ Liability Act imposes… Read more »

Slip and Fall Injury – Getting Treatment from your Car Insurance

There are situations where your car insurance may cover treatment for a slip and fall injury. Such treatment is available if the operation or use of a motor vehicle was a direct cause of the impairment received from the fall. In the Wawanesa v. Webb, Ms. Webb parked her car away from a plowed access… Read more »