With winter just around the corner, now is the time for property owners to begin thinking about how their residential spaces will be maintained during the cold, snowy months. Having a plan to remove snow and ice accumulation from your premises is an important part in keeping people safe during the long winter season. Ensuring that your property is properly maintained throughout the winter can help reduce the risks of accidental injuries for which you might be liable. To read more about effectively preparing your home for the winter season, click here.
Backyard pools are a source of joy for many in the hot summer months, but they come with certain risks. Accidents happen, at times with devastating consequences. As a pool owner, there are steps you may be able to take to help reduce the risk of guests being injured on your premises. Learn more here:
Each winter, many Ontarians are injured in accidents caused by snow or ice. When these accidents were caused by the negligence of a property owner or their hired contractors, injured parties have up to two years to take legal action. But a new amendment to the province’s Occupiers’ Liability Act will impose a drastically shorter time-frame in which accident victims can provide notice of a claim, which could significantly impact a victim’s ability to recover compensation for their injuries. Click here to learn more.