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Letting Sleeping Dogs Lie: A Risky Strategy
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2018

In Nolin v. Résidence Sainte-Claire Inc., Ms. Nolin (“Plaintiff”) filed an action in the amount of $100,000.00 as against Residence Sainte-Claire


Civil liability and personal injury: A harsh decision for a winter sports centre
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • March 20 2018

The Court of Québec released an interesting judgment in December in a case involving civil liability and personal injury. On February 23, 2013


The Supreme Court puts a break on civil actions brought following an automobile accident
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • April 5 2017

On March 24, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down an eagerly awaited decision, namely in Godbout v. Pagé. In this case, the victims of two


Accident de ski : y a-t-il toujours un responsable?
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • December 1 2016

Avec l’arrivée des premières neiges, nombreux sont les skieurs qui dévaleront les pentes en quête de liberté et de sensations fortes. Bien entendu


Coup de sifflet judiciaire contre les coups par-derrière : 8 000 000 $ accordés à un joueur de hockey devenu tétraplégique
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2016

La Cour supérieure du Québec rendait, le 1er février 2016, une décision importante en matière de responsabilité civile dans le cadre de la pratique


Class action results in hefty bill: C$2-million in punitive damages
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2016

In the recent decision Biondi c. Syndicat des cols bleus regroupés de Montréal (SCFP-301), the Superior Court of Quebec (Court) ordered the Syndicat


De minimis rule is back in the context of class actions
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2015

De minimis non curat praetor this ancient legal maxim suggests that judges should not have to hear trivial cases. The maxim seems to have lost



Jo-Anne Demers
  • Clyde & Co LLP