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The “As-Is, Where-Is” Disclaimer – How Strong Is It?

by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC on

A bank is planning to sell equipment collateral – either repossessed equipment taken after a borrower’s default or leased equipment that has been returned by a lessee at the end of the lease term. [In this article, the term...more

Supervisor, Worker, Company Fined Total Of $55,000.00 In No-Injury Equipment-Drop Case

by Dentons on

Even in no-injury accidents, fines under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act can be significant, as demonstrated by a recent case in which there was potential for serious injury....more

No Automatic OHSA Liability After Equipment-Failure Accident: Charge Dismissed Where Use Of Equipment Not “Likely”

by Dentons on

Employers are not required to anticipate all safety hazards, however unforeseeable. A recent case illustrates this point. In a tragic accident, a worker died when a brace (which formed part of a makeshift winch used to...more

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