Definition : Damage - Damages

Amount of money intended to compensate financially a natural or legal person who has suffered bodily, moral or material injury. Insofar as divided co-ownership is concerned, the right to claim damages may arise, without limitation when:

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A bathtub or a washing machine that overflows into the apartment below, a hot water tank that conks out and spills down six floors: losses involving the civil liability of a co-owner are many co-ownerships. And they are expensive! This is why the amount of insurance premiums and deductibles have increased significantly in recent years. Worse still, some insurers no longer want to insure co-ownerships, because of a loss ratio that has become out of control. This situation is directly related to the insurer of the syndicate, which is almost always called upon to cover a loss, when damage has been caused to the common and private portions. Thus the question of who is responsible arises. It is also necessary to know the applicable law to the owner at fault. Other considerations affect both the insurer of the syndicate and those of the co-owners concerned, to determine who will pay what?  
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La copropriété est un environnement propice aux conflits et aux échanges acrimonieux. Certaines personnes membres d’une collectivité de copropriétaires en sont parfois victimes. Cela peut notamment se produire lors d’une assemblée générale annuelle, lorsque les esprits s’échauffent et que les frustrations sont à leur comble. Conflits larvés entre un copropriétaire et un administrateur, profond désaccord au sujet d’une résolution mise au vote, débordements à la suite d’une tension insoutenable sont autant d’exemples qui illustrent qu’en pareilles situations, des propos diffamatoires ou injurieux peuvent être exprimés.
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  September 21, 2016 – on August 19, 2016, an interesting decision has been rendered by the Court of Québec (Honorable Pierre A. Gagnon, j.c.q.). It retains the liability of a contractor  holding of a license from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec(Quebec Building Board) and operating since 1998, and condemned  him to pay damages including damages to compensate the moral prejudice suffered by his  clients, based on Charter of human rights and freedoms. Here are the facts.
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