During the summer, people like to keep cool by jumping and diving into their swimming pools. But who is responsible if someone is injured swimming in your pool? Preszler Law’s John Philp discusses the liability that comes with having a swimming pool and how you can protect yourself before an injury occurs.
As a homeowner, being negligent towards property maintenance can cost you. Homeowners are liable for maintaining the safety of their property and any injuries sustained from overlooking those responsibilities. Preszler Law’s Jeffrey Preszler discusses the liabilities homeowners have of their property and how to mitigate the risk of an injury happening.
Summer is coming and many of us will be spending more time outdoors. Have you checked your property for pot holes, large cracks in the ground, uneven ground, raised stones, or other trip hazards? These are things you need to be concerned about when you are hosting an event or planning to invite people over. […]
Did you know that slips and falls on buses are the most common reason for getting hurt on public transit? But who’s responsible and what do you do if you do get hurt? If a collision occurs while you are on a public transit vehicle, you may be entitled to accident benefits which include medical […]
The rules for homeowners’ legal liability in regards to personal injuries are covered in Occupiers’ Liability Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter O.2. The law provides that when someone is Defining Occupiers’ Responsibilitiesinjured on another person’s property, he or she may be able to file a premises liability claim to obtain compensation for damages. An “occupier,” according […]
An occupiers’ liability claim in Ontario most typically is filed against a property owner or occupier who was somehow negligent in preventing injuries on his or her property. Such claims commonly arise from incidents such as a slip and fall on icy stairs, or a trip and fall on uneven ground or pot hole. A […]