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.
Where you had your accident can matter as much as why you got hurt. The Occupier’s Liability Act holds businesses and homes to different standards. Find out how this could affect your case, read the full article to learn more.Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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