Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Judgement in Bicycle Case

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld the judgement in Herbert v. The City of Brantford.

The Ontario Court of Appeal decision can be found at http://www.ontariocourts.on.ca/decisions/2012/2012ONCA0098.pdf

Mr. Herbert was injured when he lost control of his bicylce on a pathway owned by the City of Brantford. The pathway was poorly maintained and constructed and the Trial Judge found the City 40% liable for Mr. Herbert’s catastrophic injuries and for the mulit-million dollars in damages that flowed therefrom due to their disregard for Mr. Herbert’s safety. The City appealed.

The trial decision can be found at http://www.hooperlaw.ca/files/Judgment-Muir_v_City_of_Brantford.pdf.

Lawrence Hatfield at Flaherty Sloan Hatfield represented Mr. Herbert from the outset of the claim through trial.


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