Skiers Beware: Limitations Of Liability On Lift Ticket Upheld

In a recent decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a claim brought against a ski resort by a guest who suffered catastrophic bodily injuries after going off a ski jump. The Court’s dismissal upholds the general state of the law in a long line of what are commonly referred to as “ticket cases.”

In Apps v Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd, 2019 BCSC 855, released May 30, an Australian man brought a claim against Vancouver’s Grouse […]

By | September 2nd, 2019 |

The Law On Nursing Home Injuries In North Carolina

There are more than 15,600 nursing homes in the United States, according to the most recent statistics and more than 1.3 million residents live in these facilities.  Most nursing homes provide excellent care to elderly or disabled individuals.  Sadly, however, there sometimes is inadequate care that leads to injury, elder abuse, or even death.  Each year thousands of individuals are injured in nursing homes, including in North Carolina.  When injuries occur because of the […]

By | September 1st, 2019 |

Frequent Use Of Your Car Throughout The Work Day Doesn’t Mean Your Employer Pays For Your Accidents

In California, employers are generally liable for damage caused by an employee’s accident when that employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes. The “going and coming” rule excludes liability for the employer if the accident occurs when the employee is commuting to and from work. An employer may be liable, however, for accidents occurring during an employee’s commute when the “vehicle use exception” applies. The “vehicle use exception” applies where (1) the possession […]

By | July 30th, 2018 |