Duty of care must be scrutinized, says OCA
Marie-Andrée Vermette says the Court of Appeal is trying to bring ‘rigour’ to the duty of care analysis. Photo: Robin Kuniski

Duty of care must be scrutinized, says OCA

The full extent or scope of any duty of care that is owed by a defendant must be carefully scrutinized when deciding what types of damages may apply to this duty, the Ontario Court of Appeal has stressed in a class action case related to the 2008 listeriosis outbreak.

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