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Gardiner Roberts LLP
In the law of defamation, we only tend to think about the damages that are awarded for a person's loss of reputation or the intellectual analysis conducted by a court in assessing the defences raised by an alleged defamer.
Gowling WLG
Recent legislative changes in British Columbia have introduced a no fault model for auto liability claims arising from motor vehicle accidents that occur in British Columbia on or after May 1, 2021.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
An Ontario man who suffered catastrophic injuries after being hit by a car in Michigan has had his Ontario action dismissed for want of jurisdiction.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
When an unidentified driver causes an accident, there may be no way to secure compensation for an injury, as the driver and the driver's insurer may never be identified.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Carter v Ford Motor Company of Canada is a recent costs decision by Justice Perell, which followed a certification motion in which Justice Perell struck or refused to certify 14 of the plaintiff's...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in 6362222 Canada inc. v. Prelco inc., 2021 SCC 39 offers a fascinating exploration of the civilian doctrine known as "breach of a fundamental obligation".
Siskinds LLP
A decision from the Divisional Court last month confirms that defendants cannot avoid litigating against the best-prepared plaintiff by strategically defending (or not defending) certification motions...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
As we recently wrote, the Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision on limitation periods in Grant Thornton v New Brunswick, 2021 SCC 31 (CanLII), left open the question of how Ontario...
Fasken
In Turcotte v. Turcotte the Court of Appeal of Quebec analyzed the situations that warrant intervention by the court in an oppression action under Quebec's Business Corporations Act.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The plaintiffs moved for summary judgment on their claims.
Lenczner Slaght LLP
Here's a look at the leave application decisions that the Supreme Court of Canada will be releasing on October 21, 2021.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In June, we summarized British Columbia v. The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., 2021 BCCA 219, where the B.C. Court of Appeal made significant changes to the principles governing pre-certification sequencing applications.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Canada's highest court has unanimously ruled that Québec law allows parties to limit or exclude their liability in a freely negotiated non-consumer contract. In 6362222 Canada inc. v. Prelco inc...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Capturing and reposting a screen shot of a private Snapchat photo sent by another person can result in liability for damages if it includes defamatory comments about the images therein...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of October 12, 2021.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? That question comes to mind in reading two recent high-level decisions on limitation periods.
Siskinds LLP
After years of litigation, a medical malpractice class action has been decided on its merits.
Rogers Partners LLP
Anita Varjacic of Rogers Partners LLP recently successfully brought a motion to compel the plaintiffs to undergo genetic testing.
Rogers Partners LLP
In Granville v. Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada , the plaintiff sought leave to transfer his action from regular procedure to Simplified Procedure.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The decision provides helpful guidance for defendants with respect to the use of the new section 4.1 as a mechanism to dispense with unmeritorious class actions at a preliminary stage.
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