Mondaq Canada: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
VW recently employed a quick settlement strategy to deal with the fallout from its admission, in September 2015, that it had installed software to cheat on emissions tests on 11 million diesel powered VW and Audi vehicles.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This decision was rendered in the context of four parallel class actions, each instituted by Option Consommateurs, against a combination of all major financial institutions in Canada.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Life altering accidents can happen in an instant, but their effects can last months, years or a lifetime.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
When it comes to evidence in digital form - we'll call it electronically stored information - there are many templates available for processes and protocols under the Sedona Principles and, in Ontario...
Miller Thomson LLP
Les municipalités jouissent d'une certaine latitude dans l'analyse de la conformité des soumissions qu'elles reçoivent dans le cadre d'appels d'offres publics.
Clyde & Co
The Quebec Court of Appeal recently overturned a Superior Court ruling and found a lawyer and his firm jointly liable to pay nearly $7 million in damages as a result of his advice given...
Gehlen Dabbs
Strata disputes can arise at any time. Conflicts can range anywhere from small matters about a bylaw dispute to larger matters such as owners suing their strata council...
Minden Gross LLP
As litigators know, the Rules of Civil Procedure provide for what is usually referred to as the "Deemed Undertaking" between parties to a lawsuit not to disclose documents gathered in the course of a lawsuit...
McCague Borlack 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.
A 16 year old minor successfully brought an application for a declaration that she had withdrawn from parental control.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Chuang v Toyota Canada Inc. and Meridian Credit Union Limited v Baig, the Court of Appeal for Ontario dismissed motions to re-open appeals brought by unsuccessful appellants.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The recent decision of Wardak v. Froom ("Wardak") provides an update on the law of social host liability in Ontario.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On March 1, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario adopted a new Practice Directions Concerning Civil and Criminal Appeals at the Court of Appeal.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
McCague Borlack 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.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has granted leave to hear a case that concerns whether Small Claims deputy judges have jurisdiction to grant "discovery type relief".
Clyde & Co
La Cour du Québec a récemment rejeté un recours récursoire institué par un courtier immobilier contre le Fonds d'assurance responsabilité professionnelle du courtage immobilier (FARCIQ)...
Samis + Company
In MK v Dumfries Mutual, LAT adjudicator Jeanie Theoharis stated that "in arbitration hearings an Applicant's credibility is vital, particularly where there are competing medical opinions".
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On March 9, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Telamon Corporation v. Charter Oak Fire Insurance Company.
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Miller Thomson LLP
In Cowper-Smith v. Morgan 2016 BCCA 200, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a finding of undue influence by the testatrix's daughter, despite advice from two separate lawyers.
Clyde & Co
Over the last 20 years, we've seen a steady increase in claims against corporate directors and officers (D&Os) in Canada.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In the recent arbitration decision of Vancouver Coastal Health Authority v. Hospital Employees' Union (Termination for Non-Culpable or Innocent Absenteeism), [2016]...
Siskinds LLP
In recent years, careless, or let's say, less than sensible comments on social media have gotten countless employees in trouble with their boss.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
In July of this year, private rights of action under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
When you visit a doctor and tell her you're in pain, she'll likely ask you to describe what you're feeling. Is it a dull ache? Is it a sharp stabbing sensation? Does the pain radiate through your body?
Bennett Jones LLP
It's been a costly week for intentional infringers of intellectual property (IP) rights. In two separate decisions, the Federal Court of Canada has awarded $1 million in punitive damages.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has revived a proposed class action brought by the appellant, Pietro Castrillo, on behalf of a class of injured workers...
McMillan LLP
The B.C. Supreme Court's recent decision in Pritchard v. Van Nes (2016 BCSC 686) serves not only as a reminder that a poster of defamatory comments on social media can be held liable for the damage caused...
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the "Court") in its recent decision in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation has reaffirmed the nature of the legal relationship between a parent corporation...
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