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Tort Law - NEGLIGENCE - Contributory negligence - Contributory negligence of parent of child

Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendants from judgment finding the defendants liable and the plaintiff Dean not contributorily negligent for personal injuries. Dean was badly injured when struck by a car while crossing a busy street in the City of Hamilton (Hamilton) on his way to school. He was almost 10 years old at the time. Hamilton staffed the crosswalk where the accident occurred with a crossing guard between 8:20 AM and 8:40 AM on school days. The crossing guard was not on site when Dean crossed the...