Archive for April 2022
Dog Bite Injury Claims in BC
Dog Bite: The Law in British Columbia: Establishing Liability If you have been injured in a dog bite incident in British Columbia you have three legal avenues to pursue to establish liability against a dog owner: 1) scienter doctrine 2) negligence 3) or the Occupiers Liability Act. Scienter Doctrine Scienter is the Latin word for ‘knowledge’. The…Read More
What is Occupiers’ Liability in BC?
What is Occupiers’ Liability? This area of law involves those who have suffered injuries due to unsafe property conditions. In British Columbia the Occupiers Liability Act (“OLA”) details the legal obligations that occupiers owe to persons visiting their premises. Who is an Occupier under the OLA? Section 1 of the OLA defines an “occupier” as any person…Read More