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When is a Municipality Liable if Someone is Injured after falling on an Icy Sidewalk? Jan 07, 2020 A city or municipality can be liable for injuries caused by falling on an icy sidewalk if the municipality was ‘grossly negligent’ . In Crinson v. City of Toronto, the City of Toronto was held liable for a man's injury after failing to take reasonable and timely steps to clear or salt sidewalks in an area of high pedestrian traffic.
Reducing the Risk of Falling for Seniors Aug 07, 2019 In Canada, about 20 to 30 cent of seniors fall every year and these falls often result in debilitating injuries and sometimes, death. Learn about current studies on how seniors can reduce their risk of falling and becoming seriously injured.
Who is liable if I'm injured on a slippery or icy Sidewalk? Mar 01, 2019 The City of Oakville and other Ontario municipalities have guideless for clearing snow and ice from their sidewalks and roads, and many Ontario Cities require home owners to similarly clear their sidewalks. Find out about your obligations for clearing snow and ice, as well as your rights if you’re injured in a slip and fall accident.
How to avoid slipping and being injured on Ice this Winter Dec 17, 2018 Winter's coming, so keep in mind strategies that can prevent you from slipping and falling on the ice or snow and becoming injured.
Your Rights if you Slip and Fall in a Parking Lot Nov 09, 2018 Private and municipal parking lots must be reasonably maintained so that visitors are not injured by an unsafe condition, such as ice or broken concrete. If you were injured in a slip and fall accident in a parking lot, you may be eligible for compensation for lost income, pain and suffering and other losses associated with your injury.
Proving Liability after you were Injured in a Trip and Fall Accident Jun 01, 2018 If you were seriously injured after tripping or slipping and falling, you may have a strong case for compensation if you suffered genuine losses and you can show that an unsafe condition on the property caused your fall.