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Aggressive personal injury lawyers largely to blame for rising snow insurance rates

January 13, 2022  By Turf & Rec

The increasing cost of having the proper insurance coverage to operate a snow removal business has become a Canada-wide problem, according the co-owner of a landscaping company in eastern Ontario. The increase in soaring rates is being blamed on a rise in slip-and-fall lawsuits with personal injuring law firms operating on a contingency basis. The strategy has allowed personal injury lawyers to be more aggressive in their fight to seek larger payouts.


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