Mondaq Canada: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries of this week's Ontario Court of Appeal decisions.
Torkin Manes LLP
In the 2015 decision of the Court of Appeal, Ziebenhaus v. Bahlieda, the appellant sustained a head injury while skiing on a school trip.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Over the past year, Canada Post has been phasing out door-to-door mail delivery and converting to community mailboxes.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
We have previously commented on the relatively low evidentiary threshold at the certification stage of class actions in Canada.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Uber's mobile app, a peer-to-peer ridesourcing service that connects riders and drivers, was initially launched in San Francisco in June 2010.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
A San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reportedly ruled that Google Earth's GPS coordinates in respect of the location of the device user is not hearsay and is admissable evidence.
This netletter summarizes important decisions regarding medical negligence, exclusions in home insurance policies, disclosure in family law proceedings, non-health practitioner assessments in personal injury cases and exceptions to the discharge of claims in bankruptcy.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
We reported earlier in this blog on the dispute between the City of Hamilton and Canada Post.
McMillan LLP
Pleas for equity often ring out in courtrooms. Lawyers may invoke inherent jurisdiction of the courts and common law precedent to seek relief.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are summaries of the few civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week, followed by a list of short endorsements and criminal decisions.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This Guide provides an introduction to Canada's civil litigation and dispute resolution system.
In a two-one split decision, the Federal Court of Appeal set aside a lower court ruling that had struck out a Statement of Claim as failing to disclose a cause of action in a proposed class action against the Crown.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 16, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal to an in-house counsel (referred to as Ms. X to protect her identity) in the case of X v. Autorité des marchés financiers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently released its decision in Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v Veresen Inc.
Bennett Jones LLP
Robert Strickland and five other applicants sought to challenge the Federal Child Support Guidelines as unlawful.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In the recent Excalibur Special Opportunities LP v Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP decision, a majority of the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the ruling of Justice Perell denying certification of a proposed global class action...
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In Strickland v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 37 ("Strickland"), the Supreme Court of Canada considered an appeal from a Federal Court of Appeal decision...
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On June 8, 2015, Justice Myers released his costs decision in Saleh v. Nebel in which he deprived the defendant of a $100,000-cost award because of the manner in which counsel prepared for and presented the case at trial.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On July 9, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Strickland v Canada, 2015 SCC 37 (Strickland).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Parliament created the Federal Courts system in 1970 to consolidate judicial supervision of federal boards, commissions and tribunals.
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Theall Group LLP
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Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently set out a laundry list of items that counsel should refrain from doing when defending a claim.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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Miller Thomson LLP
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Clark Wilson LLP
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