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Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
In a recent CBC article, "As fewer patients sue their doctor, the rate of winning malpractice suits is dropping too", a medical malpractice claimant was interviewed about the uphill battle of pursuing his case.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On April 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied the dry cleaner's application for leave to appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Huang v Fraser Hillary's Ltd.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The plaintiff 1511419 Ontario Inc., formerly known as the Cash Store Financial Services Inc. ("Cash Store"), has sued its former auditor, KPMG LLP; financial advisor, Canaccord Genuity Corp.;
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Canadian insurance market is awakening to the need for cyberinsurance against data loss and privacy breach events.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are summaries of the civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week.
Torkin Manes LLP
The American doctrine of successor liability has long been the source of fear for the parties to an asset purchase agreement.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Lawsuits involving the health and wellness industry happen, though they are not often the subject of reported decisions in Canada. It is crucial for regulated health professionals,
Torys LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has held that the tort of harassment does not exist in Ontario. The Court's March 15 decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General)
Dentons
For the first time, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision that considered issues of statutory misrepresentation in an offering statement under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 19941.
Rogers Partners LLP
Elevator accidents in Ontario are fortunately rare. When such accidents do occur, finger-pointing often ensues. However, as a recent court decision shows, sometimes no one is to blame.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Benarroch v. Fred Tayar & Associates P.C., the Court of Appeal confirmed that lawyers who act for themselves are treated like all self-represented litigants when it comes to awarding costs
Howie, Sacks & Henry
It's been one year since the release of Justice Barrington-Foote's decision in Pedikaris v. Purdue Pharma et al. (2018 SKQB 86).
Cassels Brock
In other words, the proposed new tort would have lowered the threshold for potential liability by an employer to a negligence standard.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The most notable is Merrifield v Ontario (Attorney General), where it appears that for the first time, a Canadian appellate court was asked to determine whether a common law tort of harassment exists.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were five substantive civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week. In two of them, the Court continued to provide guidance on the "valid defence" ...
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
According to a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, lawyers can be held liable for referring clients to another professional who subsequently turns out to be a fraudster,
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
When you or a loved one experiences a negative outcome following medical care, often, the last thing you are thinking about is a lawsuit. Unfortunately, the law does not allow unlimited time
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the Quebec Court of Appeal's decision solidarily ordering a lawyer ...
Miller Thomson LLP
Options available if you have been wrongfully named in a construction lawsuit
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are summaries of the civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Canadian insurance market is awakening to the need for cyberinsurance against data loss and privacy breach events.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The plaintiff 1511419 Ontario Inc., formerly known as the Cash Store Financial Services Inc. ("Cash Store"), has sued its former auditor, KPMG LLP; financial advisor, Canaccord Genuity Corp.;
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
In a recent CBC article, "As fewer patients sue their doctor, the rate of winning malpractice suits is dropping too", a medical malpractice claimant was interviewed about the uphill battle of pursuing his case.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Lawsuits involving the health and wellness industry happen, though they are not often the subject of reported decisions in Canada. It is crucial for regulated health professionals,
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On April 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied the dry cleaner's application for leave to appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Huang v Fraser Hillary's Ltd.
Torkin Manes LLP
The American doctrine of successor liability has long been the source of fear for the parties to an asset purchase agreement.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were five substantive civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week. In two of them, the Court continued to provide guidance on the "valid defence" ...
Torys LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has held that the tort of harassment does not exist in Ontario. The Court's March 15 decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General)
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