Premises Laws

Premises accidents include a myriad of scenarios, ranging from elevator or escalator accidents, building fires, inadequate security, poor lighting, or being struck by falling merchandise in a commercial setting. Learn when you might have a personal injury case in the following useful and insightful blog posts brought to you by the legal team at Mackesy Smye.

personal injuries in public spaces in toronto or hamilton ontario
Accidents in Public Spaces: Who is Liable?

Injuries can happen anywhere and just because you bought a ticket or registered for an event, doesn’t mean you waived all legal right to a reasonable standard of care. Read this post to learn more about public space accidents and how to proceed with filing a personal injury claim.

Read More
Premises Liability. Premises Law, Personal Injuries
Premises Law: Understanding Premises Injuries

Owners and landlords need to maintain premises so as a visitor or a guest, you're safeguarded from danger and aren't put at risk due to negligence. This article offers insights to help you understand premises injuries and determine if you have a case - click to read more.

Read More
personal injury law - property liability
When Can a Property Be Considered Dangerous?

It is important to know that both property occupiers and owners have a legal responsibility to avoid exposing lawful visitors to any risks on the property. It is important to keep the property safe. What constitutes a dangerous property? Read this post to learn more.

Read More
Duty of Care in Drunk Driving Accidents

In alcohol-related accidents, the drunk driver is at fault, but he’s not alone. The list of culpable parties extends beyond the drinker, though to those who served the drunk driver. Is it possible to hold everyone involved responsible? Read this article to learn how to hold others accountable.

Read More
Elevator Failure – Who’s Responsible?

It’s the nightmare scenario – traveling from floor to floor in a high rise building when the elevator shudders, coming to a sudden halt. Concern turns to panic as minutes seem like hours waiting for help, while worrying about the elevator failing & plunging to the bottom floor. If you’ve suffered anxiety or injury in an elevator failure, read this article to learn your options.

Read More
personal injury accidents at school
School Premises Accidents: Things Parents Need to Consider

If your child is like one in five Canadian children, he or she’s visited the doctor for x-rays and left the clinic with a bright pink or fluorescent green cast on their arm.

Read More
Caution sign in mall - shopping mall accidents
Shopping Mall Accidents

In shopping malls, there are a host of hazards that can be found in food courts, individual retailers, aisle kiosks, and concourses that may cause slips, trips, and falls. In such cases, it may be confusing as to who can be held liable.

Read More
Man fallen from ladder - construction site accidents
Construction Site Accidents

When it comes to construction site accidents, liability is determined very differently depending on if the individual harmed is a construction worker on the job, or an unfortunate passerby. Workers are covered by employment laws such as the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.

Read More
Collapse tree on street after storm - accidents on your property
Laws Regarding Accidents on your Property

Whether it’s a fender bender occurring in your privately-owned parking lot, or a slip and fall on your driveway, many are concerned about their potential liability from incidents on their property.

Read More
Templates Library
Loading, Please wait...
The Library cannot be open, please try it again later.
This field is required.
Invalid email format.
Some of the fields are not filled or invalid.
Form Template
Select a Form Template
Available fields in the selected template: