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Siskinds LLP
This article on punitive and aggravated damages is part of a series of articles that discuss the types of damages that may be claimed in a medical negligence case.
Lenczner Slaght LLP
The bench and bar have long recognized that lengthy trials decrease access to justice.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
In a recent "Right to Sue" application, Decision No. 616/21, 2021 ONWSIAT 848, Vice Chair Dee of the WSIAT considered the issue of whether a plaintiff in a wrongful dismissal action was barred ...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Hockey is one of Canada's most popular sports. From a young age, many children are taught how to skate and are either registered in organized ice hockey leagues or play ice or street hockey with neighbourhood friends.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Earlier this year, we wrote about how questions about the applicable standard of review of arbitral awards had been re-opened by two decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC")...
Cassels
We believe that the following securities class action developments are largely issuer/defendant friendly, but their impact on the number and types of future securities class action filings remains to be seen.
Aird & Berlis LLP
When a plaintiff serves a statement of claim, the Rules of Civil Procedure (the "Rules") require that a defendant must serve a statement of defence within a prescribed time (usually 20 days)...
McLeish Orlando LLP
One of the fundamental principles of Canadian tort law is that an injured person is entitled to receive compensation that puts them in the position they would not have been in had they not been injured...
Torkin Manes LLP
Social media platforms: Not only a medium for sharing pictures or circulating humorous memes, but also a method of serving documents in civil litigation proceedings?
Lenczner Slaght LLP
Here's a look at the leave application decisions that the Supreme Court of Canada will be releasing on December 2, 2021.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Fast track litigation limits the recovery of legal costs to $11,000, unless the court orders otherwise.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
A councillor or board member who acts in contravention of the MCIA can be severely punished, including having their elected seat declared vacant.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of November 22, 2021.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Section 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act (the "CJA") has made it harder for a plaintiff to maintain a defamation action against a defendant where the issue related to the expression involves a matter of public interest.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Prestataires de services essentiels tels l'eau potable, les égouts, le transport en commun, la gestion des déchets, le logement.
Torkin Manes LLP
In Canada, actions for pure economic loss in tort law pose a unique set of challenges.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In every motor vehicle accident, an individual may claim general damages. General damages is commonly referred to as non-pecuniary losses, non-economic damages, or quite simply damages for pain and suffering.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
All professionals know that when they renew their accreditation with their professional order, they must carefully complete the annual declaration form specifically prepared by that order.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Tous les professionnels savent, au renouvellement de leur inscription au Tableau de l'Ordre, qu'ils doivent remplir consciencieusement le formulaire de déclaration annuelle préparé par leur ordre professionnel.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Offensive comments may give rise to civil liability for the person who makes them if the victim suffers harm as a result. This liability is generally governed by the law of defamation...
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