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Slip-and-fall accidents driving up insurance rates for snow contractors

Single claim against one contractor saw his rates jump 400 per cent


November 27, 2019
By CTV News

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Snow contractors fear skyrocketing insurance premiums will leave them in the cold. CTV News photo

Private snow contractors are alarmed by how much their insurance premiums are skyrocketing, especially if a slip-and-fall claim is made against them. One contractor, who has had a single claim against his company, said his rates jumped 400 per cent, from $16,000 a year to $60,000 for the same coverage.

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