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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. The decisions were all fairly short. Topics covered included prescriptive easements...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Eisenberg et al v City of Toronto, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) dismissed a certification motion brought by taxicab plate owners ...
Siskinds LLP
On July 24, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada brought clarity over a longstanding question in Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v. Babstock,...
Minden Gross LLP
With the "back to school" season upon us (although it looks and feels very different this year), it is a good time to hit the books and review the latest developments in solicitors' negligence.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Please find our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of September 21, 2020. There were only three substantive decisions.
McCague Borlack LLP
In Ontario, there is a well-established practice of asking jurors to provide reasons for their verdicts. This practice is grounded in section 108(5) of the Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. 43...
McLeish Orlando LLP
Although it is agreed that a properly fitted bicycle helmet may reduce the impact of head injuries, the helmet is considered to be the last line of defence available to a vulnerable road user when...
Rogers Partners LLP
The Ontario Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, 2019 ("CLAPA") came into force in July of 2019, replacing the Proceedings Against the Crown Act.
Rogers Partners LLP
The Province of Ontario has been considering abolishing jury trials for civil matters, although no official decision has been announced.
Minden Gross LLP
This four-part series will examine the essential elements of solicitors' negligence with a specific focus on will-drafting lawyers. Cram now, and ace the test later!
Rogers Partners LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has released two decisions interpreting the test on a motion to dismiss under s. 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act, known as the anti-SLAPP legislation.
Minden Gross LLP
With the "back to school" season upon us (although it looks and feels very different this year), it is a good time to hit the books and review the latest developments in solicitors' negligence.
Rogers Partners LLP
The recently released motion decision in Belton v. Spencer, 2020 ONSC 5327, is a very important one for anyone practicing civil litigation in the province.
Minden Gross LLP
With the "back to school" season upon us (although it looks and feels very different this year), it is a good time to hit the books and review the latest developments in solicitors' negligence.
Rogers Partners LLP
Since the proliferation of adverse costs insurance through the legal industry over the last few years, there have been a handful of decisions in Ontario dealing ...
McLeish Orlando LLP
Waving another driver through an intersection can have disastrous consequences when it is not safe to proceed. Importantly, if a collision occurs, there is authority to find the person who waves...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently granted leave to appeal the decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal in Marchi v Nelson (City of), 2020 BCCA 1.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
In this case, the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruled that a waiver shielding a ski resort from liability was not enforceable...
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
On August 20, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the case of Nelson (City of) v. Marchi, 2020 BCCA 1.
Torkin Manes LLP
At the end of July, the Supreme Court of Canada released a major decision about disgorgement—the remedy that restores the defendant's "wrongful gain" to the plaintiff, ...
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