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Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2017

The Court of Appeal considered: the sufficiency of conflict screens when counsel moves to another firm and found that the standard procedures to be


Expert Witness Immunity: No, You Cannot Sue Your Own Expert For Negligence!
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2016

The absolute immunity of parties and witnesses from subsequent liability for their testimony in judicial proceedings developed in early English cases


It's Privileged: Should Litigation Privilege attach to pre-litigation Adjusters' Files?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2016

Litigation privilege serves to protect from disclosure, documents that came into existence (a) after litigation has been commenced, or (b) when


Why the Private Right of Action afforded by Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation should concern Insurers who underwrite Risks in Canada
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2016

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL"), which came into force on 1 July 2014, is considered by some experts to be one of the most onerous


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2016

There were only a few substantive decisions this week. Topics covered included a Family Law case where the issue considered was a material change in


Court of Appeal summaries - November 28 - December 2, 2016
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2016

Below are the summaries for this week’s civil decisions of the Court of Appeal. Perhaps the most interesting decision was Shewchuk v. Blackmont


Citizens Bank: U.S. District Court rejects contra proferentem reading of Financial Institution Bond in finding No Coverage for Forged USDA Guarantees
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

On November 16, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin released its decision in Citizens Bank Holding Inc. v. Atlantic


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2016

Below are the summaries for this week’s civil decisions of the Court of Appeal. Topics covered included commercial leasing, by-law enforcement


Hantz Financial Services: Sixth Circuit enforces Suit Limitation Provision in finding No Coverage under Financial Institution Bond
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 17 2016

On November 9, 2016, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Hantz Financial Services, Inc. v. American International Specialty


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 11 2016

Topics covered this week included interlocutory vs final orders for the purpose of appeal in the context of summary judgment, the triggering of the