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Industrial Manslaughter: Do You Have A Culture Of Compliance?
The recent trend towards introducing industrial manslaughter laws in jurisdictions in Australia significantly increases and changes the nature of the legal risk
Australia
13 Sep 2019
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Professional Liability And The Loss Of Chance In Quebec
The judge therefore focuses on the chance itself, and compensates in accordance with its degree of probability.
Canada
14 Mar 2019
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Balancing Resolute Advocacy And Civility In The Courtroom: The Supreme Court Of Canada Weighs In On Groia
On June 1, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited judgment in Groia v Law Society of Upper Canada.
Canada
8 Jun 2018
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Quebec Superior Court: Tenant Cannot Rely On A Lease To Avoid Liability For Gross Negligence
Contracts such as leases or insurance contracts are generally governed by the will of the contracting parties.
Canada
8 Dec 2015
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Supreme Court Of Canada Clarifies Test For Admissibility Of Expert Evidence
On April 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in White Burgess Langille Inman v Abbott and Haliburton.
Canada
5 May 2015
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Underinsurance: Quebec Superior Court Holds Broker Liable
Quebec’s Superior Court recently ordered a broker and his insurance firm to pay damages for negligence by the broker when renewing insurance for a building.
Canada
15 Jan 2015
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Privacy Class Action For Tort Of Intrusion Upon Seclusion Certified In Ontario
Should an employer be held vicariously liable if an employee breaches the privacy of a company’s customers?
Canada
23 Jun 2014
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Quebec Court Of Appeal Considers The Concept Of "Professional Services" In Matters Of Professional Liability Insurance
The Quebec Court of Appeal upheld a Superior Court dismissal of the motions filed by insureds against the Barreau du Québec’s Professional Liability Fund.
Canada
7 May 2014
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Court Of Appeal For Ontario Confirms Test For Assumption Of Jurisdiction By Ontario Courts
In Central Sun Mining Inc v Vector Engineering Inc., the Court of Appeal for Ontario recently considered when Ontario courts may assume jurisdiction of an action.
Canada
12 Nov 2013
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Quebec Court Of Appeal Rules On The Immunity Of Municipalities For Firefighting Under The Fire Safety Act
The Fire Safety Act was the culmination of several years of consultations by the Quebec Public Security Ministry with the various stakeholders in the area of fire prevention.
Canada
14 Jun 2013
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Quebec Court Of Appeal Orders Insurer To Indemnify Investors Swindled Out Of Savings By Their Financial Adviser
On August 2, 2012, the Quebec Court of Appeal, per the Honourable Marie-France Bich, J.A., handed down a unanimous decision in Alimentation Denis et Mario Guillemette inc.1 and upheld the judgment of the Honourable François Huot, J.S.C., ordering an insurer to pay $460,000 to investors who had lost their life savings as a result of negligent acts committed by their financial planner and the firms for which he worked.
Canada
12 Sep 2012
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The Autopsy On The Castor Saga
On April 14, 2011, the Quebec Superior Court rendered a 750-page decision in the matter of "Widdrington v. Wightman et al", known as the "Castor" case, the longest-running judicial saga in Canadian legal history.
Canada
14 Jul 2011
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Ruling Provides Solace to Corporate Directors
It is not uncommon for directors, officers or other agents of corporations to be named as co-defendants in suits that seek to hold liable not only a corporation, but also the intermediaries through whom it acts.
Canada
20 Jan 2011
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The Helicopter, The Horse And The Duty To Defend On Appeal
In a decision rendered on October 29, 2009 in "Hôtels Fairmont Inc. v.Schecter", the Quebec Court of Appeal was presented once again with an opportunity to clarify the limits of an insurer's duty to defend, in a lawsuit set against what was in some respects an unusual factual background.
Canada
14 Jan 2010
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