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Tort Law - Negligence - Duty and standard of care - Standard of care

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiffs from trial judgment dismissing their action for breach of contract and negligence. The respondent roofing contractor had been retained by the appellants to inspect and maintain their home’s roof. The appellants alleged that as a result of the defendant’s faulty work and failure to warn them of the deteriorating condition of the roof, substantial water damage was caused to their home. Expert evidence adduced by the appellants at trial indicated that the cause of the leaks was the scuppers on the roof...