Abbotsford minor hockey team sued after hotel ice machine knocked over

Abbotsford minor hockey team sued after hotel ice machine knocked over
Abbotsford minor hockey team sued after hotel ice machine knocked over
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The notice says the hockey association, team representative, players and parents "owed Coastal Hospitality a duty of care" and the agreement it had was breached "by failing to ensure that the players were supervised at all times by a legal guardian."

The Abbotsford Minor Hockey Association and a team representative named in the lawsuit could not be reached for comment, and no statements of defence have been filed with the court.

The hotel says it signed an agreement with the team’s coach or manager representing the hockey association stating minors would be supervised by a legal guardian at all times and the association would be responsible for any damages or losses.

A notice of civil claim says water from a damaged line leaked into the hallway and down an elevator hoistway after an ice machine was allegedly kicked or pushed by one or more players, causing damages to the structure and contents of the hotel.

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