Québec Slip and Fall Laws

Québec slip and fall laws: What happens if someone suffers injury on your property? Under section 1457 of Québec’s Civil act, all persons in the province have a legal obligation not to cause physical injury to another. Failure to practice that duty of care may result in civil and criminal charges. Property owners and employers … Read more

Newfoundland Slip and Fall Laws

What to do if someone gets injured on your property Under provincial laws, property owners and occupiers in Newfoundland and Labrador have a legal obligation to ensure that their property is reasonably safe for visitors. Unlike other provinces, Newfoundland and Labrador do not have an Occupier Liability act. Instead, the courts rely on the province’s … Read more

PEI Slip and Fall Laws

What to do if a customer gets injured on your property If the victim of a slip and fall accident on Prince Edward Island can prove occupier or owner negligence, the owner is liable to pay. The owner may also face criminal negligence charges if the victim suffers serious injury or death. After a slip … Read more

Manitoba Slip and Fall Laws

What to do if a customer gets injured on your property Under Manitoba’s liability act, if someone gets injured because of the negligent actions or failure of an occupier or employee, that individual may have grounds to sue for damages, including pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. The question is, what should the … Read more

Nova Scotia Slip and Fall Laws

What should you do if somebody hurts themselves on your property in Nova Scotia? Under provincial laws, you may be liable to pay damages to anyone who gets injured on your property on the condition that the victim was on the property legally. You do not owe a duty of care to criminals. Quick Take: … Read more

British Columbia Slip and Fall Laws

What happens if someone gets injured on your property in BC? If the cause of the accident was negligence or the actions of the property owner or an employee. A slip and fall victim in British Columbia may take civil action and recover a maximum of $317,000 for pain and suffering. Other damages include hospital … Read more

Ontario Slip and Fall Laws

Yes. Under provincial laws, you may sue for pain and suffering after a slip and fall accident. But you may have to prove negligence on the part of the party tasked with maintaining the area. Federal laws cap the maximum amount you may sue for pain and suffering at $317,000. The injuries, at-fault party, and … Read more

Alberta Child Support Laws

Alberta Child Support Laws Overview Under Canadian law, child support is a legal right for kids. That means that the receiving parent cannot waive payments and paying support is a legal obligation for both parents. However, the paying parent may apply for a reduction. Additionally, Alberta has no emancipation laws, and parents may make a … Read more

Right of First Refusal British Columbia

What age can a child refuse to see a parent in BC? British Columbia family law act does not define an age at which a child can decide which parent to live with. If your separation or divorce agreement contains a “Right of First Refusal” the custodial parent must ask the child’s non-custodial parent to … Read more

Right of First Refusal Alberta

Under provincial laws, a child above 14 has the right to refuse to see a parent. Alberta’s Right of First Refusal clause -if included in your parental arrangement- requires that if you cannot care for your child during ordinary parenting time, you must ask the child’s other natural parent to care for the child before … Read more