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By C. Nicole Mangan
Allegations of the negligent supervision of a teenage child can have many consequences for insurers, the least of which may be extensive coverage litigation.
By Rose Shawlee
March 31 of 2014 ushers in a new era for Wills and Estates in BC, as the Wills, Estates and Succession Act takes effect.
By C. Nicole Mangan
Sports invoke the passion of their players, fans and spectators, but unfortunately, we are seeing an increase in the trend of passion supplanting reason and sportsmanship.
By C. Nicole Mangan
Although every employer - employee relationship will have unique characteristics based on the nature of the work, many of the issues that arise will be common to all employment relationships.
By Michael Sawyer
A ground lease is a long-term lease of land that obligates the tenant to erect commercial or residential buildings.
By David Moriarty
On June 1, 2013 the new "Limitation Act" for British Columbia will come into force.
By Peter Lightbody
Traditionally, an insurer is the natural adversary of a party advancing a claim against its insured.
By Mark Hamilton
Recently, Yahoo Inc. made the controversial decision to end telecommuting and to insist that employees be physically present in the workplace.
By H. Scott MacDonald
The Supreme Court of Canada has concluded that employees may reasonably expect privacy in the information contained on workplace computers.
By Amos Comeau, H. Scott MacDonald
After a provincial referendum in 2011 that called an end to the HST era in BC, the government has spent the greater part of 18 months preparing to transition back to the GST/PST system.
By Michael Leroux
In the consideration of leases, lawyers are often asked to review the provisions relating to recoveries by a landlord for operating costs and property taxes.
By H. Scott MacDonald
On September 27, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the B.C. Court of Appeal in Loychuk and Westgeest v. Cougar Mountain Adventures Ltd., 2012 BCCA 122.
By D. Scott Lamb
When a purchaser of a building or residence suffers a loss due to defective construction a claim for breach of contract is often illusory as the developer has no assets or is out of business.
By Peter Lightbody
Insurers doing business in British Columbia need to be aware of a new forum for resolution of certain civil disputes.
By C. Nicole Mangan
This article will provide a reminder of BC’s overtime laws and highlight some tips and traps for employers to assist in navigating this field.