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NEGLIGENCE - Duty and standard of care - Duty of care - Contributory negligence - Apportionment of liability - Relation to causation

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 @ 8:42 AM  

Appeal by Janandee Management Inc. (Janandee) from a judgment awarding damages to Parent and Hendrix. Cross-appeal by Upright Signs from a portion of the costs award. Janandee was a condo developer that advertised downtown Toronto using portable, A-frame signs on city sidewalks. Upright Signs was contracted by Janandee to install the signs. Parent and her husband, Hendrix, were walking on a sidewalk on a windy day when one of Janandee’s signs struck Parent in the face. Parent was knocked to the ground. She sustained a broken...