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Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2017

In this Employment law decision, the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal from the motion judge’s decision granting summary judgment against our client


Iowa Legislature Introduces Asbestos Litigation Reforms
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

Over more than four decades of asbestos litigation, many former manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos-containing products have since filed for


Reserve it or Lose it: Sixth Circuit BAP Reverses Bankruptcy Court on Issue of Whether Trustee Abandoned Asset in Chapter 7 Case
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

In a recent decision, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit (the “Court”) considered the issue of asset “abandonment” in a Chapter 7


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • April 28 2017

One decision of note relaxing the commencement of a limitation period for professional negligence is Presidential MSH Corporation v. Marr Foster & Co


Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin - 090317
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 9 2017

Two teenage boys, under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, trespassed on the property of a commercial garage and stole an unlocked car in which


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2016

Here are this week’s Court of Appeal Summaries. Civil topics covered included MVA, SABs, Family Law, vexatious litigants, employment law, simplified


Can a bankrupt maintain legal action on a TPD claim?
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • July 15 2016

In Berryman v Zurich Australia Ltd 2016 WASC 196, the Supreme Court of Western Australia held a bankrupt, Berryman, was able to maintain legal


When is a Contract Claim not a Contract Claim? When it’s a Personal Injury Claim
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

The Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) specifies the circumstances in which a bankrupt is entitled to continue prosecuting legal proceedings after a


Bringing Certainty to Uncertainty: Estimation of Tort Claims
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

Claims estimation can be an important tool for a chapter 11 debtor, particularly to pave the way for proposing a chapter 11 plan. How a bankruptcy


Court of Appeal summaries (January 25, 2016-January 29, 2016)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

The Respondents Lombardy Karting and the National Capital Kart Club held a go cart event. The race required a race director, the appellant Derek