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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


Liability where cause of a product defect is unclear
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 4 2011

In the recent decision of Muskoka Fuels v. Hassan Steel Fabricators Ltd., the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed the issue of liability, under the provincial Sale of Goods Act where a product had failed but no party (or expert) could explain why.


You are becoming commercially unreasonable!
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 31 2011

In 2000, Foster Wheeler contracted with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Association Inc. (“GTAA”) to supply and install four steam boilers in one of its facilities (the “Supply Contract”).


Will Quebec's no fault be deemed no good?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 31 2011

On May 19 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave of appeal in the matter of City of Westmount v. Rossy et al.


Insurer's duty to defend: policy and pleadings over principles
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 14 2011

Progressive Homes Ltd. ("Progressive") was hired as a general contractor to build four housing complexes for the British Columbia Housing Management Commission (“BC Housing”).


Interpreting the scope of commercial general liability insurance policies and the duty to defend following the supreme court of canada's decision in progressive homes
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 20 2010

The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Progressive Homes Ltd. Progressive Homes Ltd. v. Lombard General Insurance Company of Canada, 2010 SCC 33, which was rendered on September 23, 2010, has important consequences for the interpretation of the scope of commercial general liability (“CGL”) insurance policies and the duty to defend claims for environmental liabilities.


Mustapha v. Culligan of Canada Ltd
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 3 2008

On November 21, 2001, the plaintiff, Waddah Mustapha ("Mustapha"), was replacing an empty bottle of Culligan water in his water cooler.


Mary M. Thomson
  • Gowling WLG

Scott A. Smith
  • Gowling WLG

Belinda A. Bain
  • Gowling WLG