Under the Occupiers' Liability Act legal action may taken against the owner or occupier of a property if you suffered damages as a result of a negligent act or omission by the owner/occupier. Our Toronto personal injury lawyer are experts in the Occupiers' Liability Act and can help guide you through this difficult time in your life.
Our personal injury lawyers at Wolf Kimelman will do everything to put together your successful case. Under the Act, the following applies:
Obligation of care: The owner and/or occupier has a positive legal obligation to ensure that people who are lawfully on their property are reasonably safe from harm.
Breach of duty: If an owner or occupier fails to ensure that a person on his/her property is safe, or free from harm, the owner/occupier may be found to have breached the Act. Common breaches include failing to apply salt, sand or shovel, fail to ensure sufficient lighting or warnings for guests, fail to have suitable security measures in place and the like.
Causation: In order to advance a claim under the Act, you must establish that your damages or losses were caused by the breach. The standard of proof is on a balance of probabilities.
The lawyers at Wolf Kimelman can help ensure our injured clients are compensated for their losses. This might include medical costs, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other associated damages.
For precise and specialized legal counsel regarding your unique Occupiers' Liability Act case, speak to the Toronto personal injury lawyers at Wolf Kimelman.
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