Slip and Fall


Court finds Genuine Issue for Trial in Mississauga Slip and Fall Accident Claim

In a recent action, Campana v. The City of Mississauga, the defendants, the City of Mississauga and Peel Condominium Corporation #89, moved to dismiss a civil suit against them. The civil suit in question arose when the plaintiff tripped and fell on a boulevard in Mississauga. The City also sought to dismiss any counterclaims against […]

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City of Toronto negligent in Slip and Fall Accident on an Icy Laneway

Slip and fall accidents may occur at any time but, in Canada, are particularly common on icy walkways and roads during the winter. We can help circumvent these types of accidents by being attentive and cautious while walking and wearing the appropriate footwear; however, sometimes dangerous road surfaces or hazards on a pathway cause a […]

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Municipality found liable in Recreational Accident

Under Ontario’s Occupiers’ Liability Act, subsection 3(1), the occupier of a premises (including the owner, tenants or parties responsible for the activities carried out on a premises) “owes a duty to take such care as is reasonable in all the circumstances to see that persons entering on the premises are reasonably safe while on the […]

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Orthopaedic Injuries – Causes and Types

In September 1996, Andrea McIntyre, then a first year student at McMaster University, was struck and injured by a car driven by an impaired driver. The young woman suffered numerous physical injuries, including several orthopaedic injuries, as a result of the accident. More than six years after the incident, Ms. McIntyre was still suffering from […]

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Slip trip and fall accidents are often caused by an unsafe property

Slip, trip and fall accidents are generally not perceived as a particular threat to the well-being of Canadians.  However, the probability of serious injury, even death, from a slip and fall accident is significantly higher than from all other accidents, with the exception of car accidents.  In fact, thousands of Ontario residents miss work each […]

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