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Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries (October 1 - 5, 2018)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2018

This was a light week at the Court of Appeal, as there were only three substantive civil decisions. In Wang v Canada, the Court of Appeal held that


Can a personal injury fund be used to pay off a carer’s debts?
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2018

Everyone has a debt at one point or another in their lives, whether these relate to mortgage or service charge payments, credit cards, or car


Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries (September 10 - 14, 2018)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2018

Topics covered included trespass by an owner’s invitees over lands that were subject to a right of way granted by the owner to the plaintiff, stay


Fatal accident claims and divorce proceedings
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2018

The recent case of CC (Widow & Dependant of JC (Deceased) on behalf of herself and dependents v TD highlights an interesting point on the issue of


The Fatal Accidents Act: calculating dependency claims for children in ‘modern’ families
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2018

The conventional approach to calculating dependency is changing from the traditional assumptions made in 1984. At this time, the courts adopted the


Vicarious liability is on the move again
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2017

The claimant was a former Foster child who was abused physically and sexually by the Foster parents that she was placed with while in the care of the


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


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


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2017

Below are the summaries of this week’s civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. There were two Family Law decisions, one in the context of


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2017

In Rainy River (Town) v. Olsen, the mayor of the town was unsuccessful, both in the court below and in the Court of Appeal, in getting an injunction