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Bennett Jones LLP
A class action with a long and complex history has resulted in the plaintiffs achieving complete success at the common issues trial.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 6, 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in the Stirrett v. Cheema, 2020 ONCA 288
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
In a decision released early this year, Mr. Justice Paul Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice refused to certify a proposed $100 million class action against the former auditor of disgraced portfolio management firm.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On March 9, 2020 the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reddock v. Canada, a class action brought on behalf of inmates who were subject...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Markham v. AIG Insurance Company of Canada, 2020 ONCA 239A, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed a dispute between two insurers regarding the extent of their respective duties to defend a municipality...
Field LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic could cause large losses for liability insurers covering nursing homes and long-term care facilities, and therefore further tightening of rates, a Canadian managing general agent predicts.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Please find our summaries of this past week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario (there were two substantive civil decisions).
Siskinds LLP
Did you know that if you have been hurt in a motor vehicle collision seriously enough to receive an award for pain and suffering, it may be reduced by $39,556.53?
Bennett Jones LLP
The application portal for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) opened on Monday, April 27, 2020.
Lenczner Slaght
This oft-quoted proverb illustrates the common-sense wisdom affirming the pointlessness of dwelling on counterfactuals. Most people in their day to day lives don't need to dwell on what might have been, but prefer to focus on what is.
Richards Buell Sutton LLP
Most, if not all, businesses which offer risky recreational activities to customers utilize some form of exclusion of liability clause or waiver to attempt to prevent customers from suing the operation...
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
If you suffer an injury, there are probably many questions going through your mind: How long will it take for me to recover? Will I need any special treatment or care? And, who, if anyone is to blame...
McLeish Orlando LLP
It is likely that we all have signed a waiver at some point in our lives. Many recreational activities require the signing of a waiver in order to participate, including skiing, rock climbing, and group exercise classes.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Many commercial contracts limit claims between parties, particularly for consequential losses, to instances of gross negligence.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In March 2020, the British Columbia Court of Appeal [CA] released its decision in Apps v Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd., 2020 BCCA 78.
Clark Wilson LLP
he COVID-19 global pandemic has resulted in serious restrictions on how we go about our day-to-day lives and has led homeowners and insurers to raise questions about policy wording and insurance coverage related to COVID-19.
Clark Wilson LLP
On April 2, 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for British Columbia issued a Ministerial Order (the "Order") under the Emergency Program Act...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
En mars 2020, la Cour d'appel de la Colombie-Britannique a publié son jugement dans l'affaire Apps v. Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd., 2020 BCCA 78.
Rogers Partners LLP
The doctrine of misnomer seems, more often than not, to be quite generously applied to permit litigants to add (or, more accurately, "substitute") parties to an action, generally well after the expiry of the presumptive ...
Rogers Partners LLP
Defendants and insurers are sometimes criticized if they refuse to offer a monetary amount to settle an action.
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