Inconspicuous hazard plays role in court’s ruling in favour of injured motorcyclist

By Joshua Goldberg (September 1, 2023, 2:09 PM EDT) -- The responsibility of municipalities to maintain roadways so they are safe for all vehicles has been reinforced by a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision. In Beardwood v. Hamilton (City) [2023] O.J. No. 2734, the court awarded substantial damages to a motorcyclist who was injured after he encountered a bump in the pavement while riding, causing him to lose control even though he was travelling at a low speed....
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