Mondaq Canada: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Devry Smith Frank LLP
It is a commonly held belief that Ontario is the litigation capital of Canada. With more lawyers than any other province, a greater population and far larger economy, this idea is intuitive and easy to believe.
In September 2015, more than two years after Penner's death, McKenny commenced an action against Penner's estate, seeking payment of $150,000.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision last week in Canadian Imperial Bank of Commercie v. Deloitte & Touche.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal has international arbitrators scratching their heads as non-contracting parties to a dispute based largely in Ontario are sent to arbitration in Germany.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
In my law practice I routinely advise the private post-secondary sector, which includes private career colleges, private degree granting institutions, language schools...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1, the Court split 4-4-1 over the constitutionality of an immunity clause in favour of the Alberta Energy Regulator (the "Board").
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
It was previously unclear under the Alberta Rules of Court, Alta Reg 124/2010 (the Rules) whether leave of the Court was required to question on an affidavit of records (an AOR).
Howie, Sacks & Henry
As they dispense these medications, a pharmacist will ask if you've taken the medication before and if you are aware of the proper dosage.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On February 15, 2017, the B.C. Court of Appeal issued its decision in Baker v. Rendle (Baker) denying class action certification in a case about nuisance claims against industrial operations.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. There were several family law decisions.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Sae-Bin Im v BMO Investorline Inc., a self-represented litigant sought leave to discontinue his action per Rule 23.01(2) of the Rules of Civil Procedure on the grounds that he was under a disability.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
That hope was dashed for people who were given defective mesh products that ended up causing even more pain, complications and the need for additional surgeries.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In the wake of the Autorité des marchés financiers' ("AMF") institution of proceedings notably against Amaya and its Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), David Baazov, for alleged insider trading and tipping...
Miller Thomson LLP
In the January 2017 Ontario Court of Appeal decision of Wilk v. Arbour, the Court was asked to determine when a person is considered to be in possession of a dog for the purposes of the Dog Owners' Liability Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. D. 16 ("the Act").
Bennett Jones LLP
Miss Manners may just be worth listening to for those involved in wills and estate litigation. In fact, not doing so may be to your detriment given that poor conduct can cost you with the courts.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
We hope you enjoy this collection of some of our finest non-confidential client work, and we look forward to servicing your future litigation support needs.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The case involved a plaintiff who had suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident where the driver of the other car was unknown when the claim was commenced.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
In the blink of an eye, your life can change forever. Car accidents can happen so quickly that in the immediate aftermath, your mind may be racing as you attempt to process what just happened and what happens next.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​On January 23, 2017, Justice Claudine Roy of the Superior Court of Quebec rendered an important judgment on settlement approval motions in four related class actions.​ ​
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The recent decision Baratto v. Merck Canada Inc. presents a rare occasion where the Superior Court of Québec refuses permission to institute a class action lawsuit.
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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.
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...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The purpose of the Canadian federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act is to establish rules that recognize both the right of privacy of individuals...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. It was a busy week.
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.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
It seems that everything old is new again on television. This is both literally and figuratively true for a popular genre of home improvement and home renovations shows.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On January 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Since 2012, two class action lawsuits have been filed against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
McLennan Ross LLP
Bill Gates once said: "the Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow".
Bennett Jones LLP
In two related decisions, the Ontario Court has said, resoundingly, that it will respect the corporate veil, even for complicated corporate groups with numerous subsidiaries.
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