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Negligence - Duty and standard of care - Standard of care - Causation - Causal connection

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Ketler from decision dismissing Ketler’s action for damages for personal injuries. Ketler drove his vehicle through the side of a wooden bridge after swerving to avoid hitting a deer. In 2007, the Province of Nova Scotia implemented a new standard for timber bridges in the province (PR5076). The bridge was scheduled to be upgraded in 2014. Ketler commenced an action against the Province and alleged that the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal was negligent in the monitoring, maintenance, and failure to upgrade the...