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Williams v Richard: Update on the law of Social Host Liability

Williams v Richard: Update on the law of Social...

Written By: Patrick Brown and William Harding Childs v Desormeaux remains the leading authority on social host liability. In Childs, it was found that social hosts do not owe a duty of care to people that are injured by the actions of individuals that became intoxicated while attending the social host’s party.  In that decision, former Chief Justice McLachlin stated:...
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