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Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissal of Action Against Municipality Based on Defences Available Under Municipal Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2017

In the recent decision of House v. Baird, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge’s decision to dismiss an action against a lower tier


Class Action Carriage Fights: application of the principles in multi-jurisdicitonal class actions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2017

In Thompson et al v Minister of Justice of Manitoba et al, ("Thompson") the Manitoba Court of Appeal considered the decision of a motion judge who


Liability In Motor Vehicle Accident Cases: Left-Hand Turns, Pedestrian Knock-Downs, and Rear-End Collisions.
  • Beard Winter LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2017

The analysis and investigation of liability in a motor vehicle accident case are crucial to the evaluation of every claim. Any percentage of liability


Automatic Vicarious Liability of Owner Only Applies to Accidents on Highways
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 22 2017

One of the first lessons that any student of personal injury law learns is that an owner of a motor vehicle is vicariously liable for the negligence


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2017

In this Employment law decision, the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal from the motion judge’s decision granting summary judgment against our client


More on the MIG from the LAT
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2017

The License Appeal Tribunal (LAT) has released a number of decisions dealing with the application Minor Injury Guideline (MIG) to injured persons. In


Diversonomics Season 2 Episode 4 - Re-training the brain (Pt 1): The road to work after concussion
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 17 2017

Sometimes the worst part about sustaining an injury is the recovery process that follows. When an employee becomes concussed, the road to return to


BCSC dismisses personal injury claim of cyclist with no memory of accident citing lack of evidence to establish unidentified motorist negligence
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2017

The plaintiff cyclist who was found unconscious and injured was unable to prove negligence against an unidentified driver because there was no


BCCA denies claim where teenaged plaintiff “ought to have known” that vehicle was driven without consent
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2017

The phrase “knew or ought to have known” under s. 91 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 231 imports a purely objective standard. A


Slip and Fall Case Dismissed on Summary Judgment Motion: No Objective Evidence of Unsafe Condition
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2017

For 9 years, Marian Hamilton resided on the fourth floor of an apartment building in Toronto. In May 2012, at 67 years of age, she slipped and fell on