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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


This week at the SCC (20082013)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an application for leave to appeal the decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal in The Los Angeles Salad


"The elusiveness of a workable test": government liability for negligence
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2011

The Supreme Court of Canada’s latest pronouncement on government liability for negligence has muddied the waters.


Family members of apparent victims of crime cannot sue criminal investigators in negligence
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 1 2011

On April 8, 2011, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Wellington v. Ontario.


Berendsen v. Ontario
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2011

Bernard Berendsen, Maria Berendsen, and their children sued her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario for losses sustained by their dairy farm operations as a result of contamination of their water supply by toxic road fill.


Taylor v Canada (Attorney General)
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2011

The plaintiff was a representative of a class of persons who claimed to have suffered injury as a result of the implantation of temporomandibular joints in their jaws.


CFAI liability for negligence
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 19 2011

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency does not owe a duty of care to farmers with respect to the manner in which it conducts investigations under the Health of Animals Act.


Ontario Court of Appeal closes door on claims of “negligent infliction of mental suffering”
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 26 2010

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that the tort of "negligent infliction of mental suffering" is not available in the employment context.


Court not prepared to act as workplace referee
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

Does an employer have a broad obligation to protect employees from mental distress that may be caused in the workplace?


Piresferreira v. Ayotte 2010 O.J. No. 2224, released 28 May 2010
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • June 28 2010

A 64-year-old plaintiff brought an action against her employer and supervisor seeking damages for assault and battery, negligence, loss of past and future income, breach of contract, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, mental suffering, and nervous shock andor psycho-traumatic disability.