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Who is My Neighbour? SCC Rules on Foreseeability and the Duty of Care in Tort Law

Canada - July 3 2018 In Canadian tort law, a duty of care requires a relationship of sufficient proximity. That relationship is informed by the foreseeability of an...


Liability issues - Avoiding litigation through mediation and arbitration

Canada - April 4 2018 An engineer has several ways to protect itself from liability, including working only within defined areas of practice competence, careful peer review...


When Is a Release Full and Final?

Canada - June 8 2017 In the May 5, 2017 decision of Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered whether a release operated to bar a claim even though...

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Lloyd’s Review - Deslaurier Custom Cabinets Inc. v 1728106 Ontario Inc. 2016 ABCA 246

Canada - April 1 2017 This case deals with cross-indemnity obligations under a commercial lease following a fire that destroyed both the Landlord’s premises and the...


Limitations of Liability Carry the Day

Canada - January 3 2017 In a recent summary dismissal decision obtained by Miller Thomson LLP, an Alberta court confirmed that properly worded limiting conditions can shield...