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Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries (November 19 - 23, 2018)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2018

In Wall v. Shaw, the Court determined that there is no limitation period to objecting to accounts in an application to pass accounts in an estates

The Supreme Court’s Decision in Livent: a Framework for Deciding Auditor’s Negligence Cases
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 9 2018

In its much anticipated decision in Deloitte & Touche v. Livent Inc. (Receiver of), the Supreme Court of Canada has considerably reduced the damage

Ontario court refuses to certify negligence class action against underwriters
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2017

In its recent decision in LBP Holdings Ltd. v Hycroft Mining Corporation, 2017 ONSC 6342, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed a motion to

The Supreme Court of Canada confirms the large and liberal approach in interpreting the bodily injury “suffered in an accident”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 4 2017

The Automobile Insurance Act (the “Act”) in Québec provides that where bodily injury was suffered in an accident, meaning any event in which damage is

SCC clarifies that adverse inference regarding causation in medical negligence actions is in discretion of the trial judge
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 19 2016

In the recent case of Benhaim v. St-Germain (2016 SCC 48), the Supreme Court of Canada clarified that in medical negligence cases in which the

Restart the Clock!: Confirmation and resetting limitation periods in Tuck v. Supreme Holdings, 2016 NLCA 40
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 11 2016

Limitation periods serve a critical function in the civil justice system. They promote the timely resolution of litigation on the basis of reliable

Does Midwest Properties Ltd. v. Thordarson Mean an Expansion in Environmental Liability?
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada recently denied leave to appeal the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Midwest Properties Ltd. v. Thordarson.

Supreme Court of Canada will hear “Charter damages” case against Alberta’s Energy Regulator
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2015

On April 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal to Jessica Ernst in her ongoing claim against the Energy Resources

SCC: provincial legislation prohibiting workplace accident-related tort claims against negligent employers applicable to maritime industry
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2013

On August 2, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") handed down a judgment reiterating the broad scope of immunity against civil actions granted

Supreme Court of Canada on interjurisdictional immunity and paramountcy
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 27 2013

Joseph Ryan and his brother David died when their fishing boat capsized off the coast of Newfoundland. Their widows and dependents received