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Howie, Sacks & Henry
Nursing homes house some of society's most vulnerable persons.
McCague Borlack LLP
The recent LAT decision in 16-000218 v. Aviva Insurance broadens the definition of the term "accident" as per SABS and potentially opens doors for accident benefits claims being brought forward ...
McCague Borlack LLP
Recently, the public learned of a lawsuit against two children regarding a schoolyard incident in 2015.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Good afternoon. Below are the summaries of this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​In Elguindy v. St. Joseph's Health Care London,* Justice Morissette of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was required to answer the following question on appeal: Did the deputy judge...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The plaintiffs alleged that the airlines improperly characterized fuel surcharges as "taxes" or "taxes and fees" on ticket receipts and sought restitution for unjust enrichment by the defendant airlines.
Samis + Company
The Court of Appeal released two decisions that hopefully put to bed the debate about the effect of legislative changes made in 2015.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Mary Carter agreements are settlement agreements between a plaintiff and defendant in multiparty litigation wherein the defendant ostensibly remains an active party to the litigation while the plaintiff'...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In a recent decision rendered by the Supreme Court of Canada (Quebec (Attorney General) v. Guérin, 2017 SCC 42)...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
As technology continues to usher individuals towards online based content, it has initiated the mummification of printed media, spearheading a new era of online news.
Miller Thomson LLP
In an unanimous decision released on August 31, 2017, the British Columbia Court of Appeal ordered a new trial for B.G., a father accused of sexually abusing his four children.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Activist investors engaged in proxy fights typically mount aggressive public relations campaigns in order to undermine shareholder confidence in a target company's performance and leadership, ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
The issue of whether or not the amount of legal fees incurred by a party is privileged, which seem rather straightforward, has sparked a great deal of debate over the last few years...
Minden Gross LLP
The legal fees comprise $26 million in fees, just under $1million in disbursements and taxes of approximately $3.5 million.
Lerners
A strategic lawsuit against public participation – a "SLAPP" suit – or "gag proceeding", is a tactic employed by corporations or well-resourced individuals to silence critics...
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Changes were made to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works (OW) on August 1, 2017.
Samis + Company
In a decision on a preliminary issue released September 7, 2017, Vice Chair Trojek of the LAT held that a catastrophically impaired Applicant missed the two year limitation period to dispute ...
Samis + Company
The Superior Court of Justice recently released an important decision finding full indemnity costs payable in a coverage case.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Last year we wrote about the commencement of a class action lawsuit, Walter v Western Hockey League, taken against the Western Hockey League and its umbrella organization, the Canadian Hockey League.
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There are a number of reasons an employer may retain a lawyer to conduct an investigation: investigative experience, to avoid a potential or actual conflict of interest, to avoid potential bias and the perception thereof, ...
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There is a lot of confusion when it comes to renting property in Ontario with pets. Many Ontarians believe it is illegal for tenants to discriminate against pet owners and that landlords cannot reject potential tenants for their pets.
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On July 26, 2017, the Supreme Court released two seminal decisions that clarify the role of administrative tribunals, such as the National Energy Board ("NEB"), in fulfilling the Crown's duty to consult with Indigenous groups.
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A strategic lawsuit against public participation – a "SLAPP" suit – or "gag proceeding", is a tactic employed by corporations or well-resourced individuals to silence critics...
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The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Saadati v. Moorhead is making waves in the personal injury bar for its ruling that a plaintiff alleging a mental injury is not required to adduce medical....
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Set-off is one of the most effective and powerful remedies available to a creditor, and operators under oil and gas operating agreements find it especially useful, in that the operator can set off revenues...
Samis + Company
The Superior Court of Justice recently released an important decision finding full indemnity costs payable in a coverage case.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Frustrated about getting a parking ticket and having to fight it, only to realize your court date is set for a time too far in the future? Well, the parking dispute process is about to change on Monday.
Torkin Manes LLP
A Niagara woman is appealing a judgement requiring her to pay almost $24,000 to her ex-boyfriend who she says sexually assaulted her.
Samis + Company
In a decision on a preliminary issue released September 7, 2017, Vice Chair Trojek of the LAT held that a catastrophically impaired Applicant missed the two year limitation period to dispute ...
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