Mondaq Canada: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
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.
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.
Torkin Manes LLP
Where a corporation is a party to litigation, Courts will very rarely award the costs of the action against the non-party directors, shareholders or principals of the company.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In "the latest sequel or prequel in what has turned out to be the case law equivalent of a horror-movie franchise", Justice Perell struck 11 of 14 statutory claims for secondary market misrepresentation...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Lavender v. Miller Bernstein LLP, Justice Belobaba heard a motion by the representative plaintiff for summary judgment on several of the common issues certified in the class proceeding against the defendant auditor.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
In true common law tradition, let's start this blog post with some obligatory Latin: audentes Fortuna iuvat. "Fortune favours the bold."
Lindsay Kenney LLP
Effective June 1, 2017, significant changes have been made to the laws governing Small Claims cases in British Columbia.
Miller Thomson LLP
In the recent decision of Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28 (CanLII), the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the argument that claims for mental injury are subject to a different test than claims for physical injury...
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
In what is being hailed as a landmark decision, the Canadian Supreme Court has affirmed a holding granting a global injunction against Google, even though it was a non-party to the underlying infringement action, requiring it to remove links from infringing websites from its global search results.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Quebec Superior Court granted St-Nicolas and Corriveau's claims and awarded damages to both.
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
All sports come with some degree of risk. But in recent popular perception, it's hard to separate the words "football" from "brain injury".
Fasken Martineau
In a decision on the merits in the course of a class action, rendered on July 31, 2017 (PDF), Justice Marc-André Blanchard of the Superior Court ordered Leon's Furniture ("Leon's") to pay $162,918...
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
It's a fact of science: women athletes sustain more brain injuries than men.
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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, ...
Bennett Jones LLP
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.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
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.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On August 16, 2017 the Environmental Review Tribunal released its decision in Wiggins v Ontario (Environment and Climate Change), involving a challenge to the grant of a wind turbine farm approval.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On July 19, 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal released its Decision in a case related to the National Energy Board's (NEB) jurisdiction over the proposed Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project .
The Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA") has an internal policy with respect to examinations and searches of lawyers who are crossing the border into Canada.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The litigation landscape is shifting in Canada, and a new breed of litigation claims is emerging – the data/privacy claim.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
It is trite to say that the hallmark of the Canadian judicial system (and of most common-law jurisdictions) is fairness. In pursuit of preserving that hallmark, the law governing expert witnesses...
Torys LLP
On July 26, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decisions in Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. and Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc.
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.
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