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Legal bend in the road

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Jennifer Hunter

It has been argued that Ontario courts have failed on a number of occasions to properly apply the test for liability on the part of a municipal authority with respect to the maintenance of its roads. For municipalities and insurers this has led to a crisis of confidence and a sense that, in this area of the law, the justice system has expected an unreasonably high level of care by the municipality — essentially rendering it an insurer of the safety of its roads, while at...