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“Scanty” Evidence Failed to Establish a Plaintiff’s Entitlement to Recover Interest on Loans Borrowed for the Purpose of Litigation
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2018

In Isbister v. Delong, 2017 BCCA 340, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge’s decision that the plaintiff was not entitled to

Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Fine Against Company in Forest Worker’s Death
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2018

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed the broad powers of the B.C. Workers Compensation Board to adopt and enforce regulations

Civil Litigation Update - Glover v. Leakey, 2017 BCCA 56
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2018

Counsel are encouraged to make admissions where it is appropriate to do so in order that litigation is conducted efficiently; however, they are at the

BCCA upholds finding that homeowner’s policy excludes coverage for claims arising from bodily injury to any person residing in insured’s household
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2017

A homeowner’s policy was found to exclude coverage for liability arising from a third party notice issued against an insured where the underlying

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

Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2017

The Court released two companion decisions (El-Khodr v. Lackie and Cobb v. Long Estate) relating to the deductibility of collateral benefits, namely

Saadati v. Moorhead: SCC clarifies law on required proof of mental injury
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 13 2017

A unanimous decision of the Supreme Court in Saadati v. Moorhead1 released on June 2, 2017, clarified the law on the requirements for proof of mental

Mental injury? Expert diagnosis not required
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • June 12 2017

On June 2, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28, clarifying the evidence needed to establish

In BC no-fault Part 7 benefits are distinct from compensation awarded on the basis of fault or liability in tort
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2017

Part 7 benefits under the Insurance (Motor Vehicle) Act and its Regulations are not compensation from a person whose acts have caused or are alleged

BC court affirms the insurer’s obligation to save harmless the insured from the costs of defending the action encompasses third-party proceedings
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 13 2016

Where the insurer denies coverage and the insured is forced to bring third party proceedings to enforce the insurer’s obligations under the policy