Is there a common interest between a plaintiff and the landlord of a parcel delivery company who was injured in a freight elevator that was provided by the landlord?

Saskatchewan, Canada

The following excerpt is from Schewaga v. Saskatoon Labour Building Association, 1982 CanLII 2684 (SK QB):

In Hillman v. Macintosh the plaintiff, who was injured on the defendant’s lands, was an express company messenger who was to pick up a parcel from a tenant in the defendant’s building and was injured in a freight elevator that was provided by the landlord. The court held there was a common interest between the plaintiff and the defendant and also found that the plaintiff was an invitee of the defendant landlord.

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