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By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
Multi-party litigation is complex and Plaintiffs must exercise due diligence when ascertaining the identity of potential Defendants as soon as possible to avoid the expiry of limitation periods. The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently confirmed this in Condominium Corp. 0610078 v. Pointe of View Condominiums (Prestwick) Inc., 2016 ABQB 609.
By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
A recent decision from the Alberta Court of Appeal in October 2017 confirmed any Judge from the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench could extend the timelines for the exchange of expert reports...
By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
In Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28, the Supreme Court of Canada recently lowered the standard of proof for a mental injury.
By David Pick, Managing Partner - Brownlee LLP, Kristina Roberts, Summer Student at Brownlee LLP
The Honourable Madame Justice Hollins recently issued her decision in Torrance v. Calgary Catholic School District No 1, 2017 ABQB 488. Brownlee's David Pick appeared on behalf of the Calgary...
By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
The Alberta Rules of Court permit videotaping of an Independent Medical Examination. However, the question becomes: Who may watch that video? Rule 5.43(3) states the video must be provided to the other party.
By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
In Humphreys v. Tebilcock, 2017 ABCA 116, the Court of Appeal allowed the applications dismissing the Plaintiffs' claims for long delay, reversing the chambers decision of the justice below.
By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
In Alberta, occupiers owe a duty to maintain a reasonable system of maintenance and inspection to keep their premises reasonably safe for lawful visitors.
By Nabeel Peermohamed - Brownlee LLP
In Canada, municipalities face liability as occupiers when plaintiffs are accidentally injured on their property. These accidents include slip and falls on icy sidewalks or motor vehicle collisions on poorly designed roads.