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Owning or controlling a property creates a legal responsibility for any party, including property owners, managers, landlords, tenants, or temporary lessees. Occupier’s liability is an area of insurance that poses specific challenges to insurers.
Practical advice for complex claims.
The experienced insurance team at McLennan Ross advises and represents insurance companies and self-insured corporations on all matters involving occupiers’ liability. We take the time to understand the needs and perspective of insurers and strive to resolve occupiers’ liability claims through responsive and forward-thinking solutions.
We have extensive experience handling a range of matters relating to the possession or control of properties, including property damage claims, coverage disputes, contractual disputes, and personal injury claims ranging from minor slips and falls to catastrophic injuries. Using our specialized network of experts to provide opinion evidence, we expertly handle medical and other damages involved in occupiers’ claims.
We can assist with the review of leases and rental agreements, maintenance and third-party contracts, and records, including maintenance and construction. We negotiate third-party indemnity clauses and agreements.
Our strong track record of success.
Our lawyers provide practical solutions tailored to our clients’ interests and objectives both in and out of the courtroom. With our singular focus on our clients, our first priority is to look for ways to settle matters through alternative dispute resolution to find the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for insurers.
When necessary, we are well-known for aggressively advocating for our clients in litigation. Our insurance group has significant trial experience, having successfully appeared at all levels of the Canadian judicial system for decades.
Contact us today for advice on any insurance issue, no matter the size or complexity. The insurance team at McLennan Ross is always ready to help.