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Stolen Car From A Garage Results In No Duty Of Care Owed By Garage Owner
The Supreme Court of Canada recently decided that a garage owner does not owe a duty of care to those injured as a result of theft from their premises.
Canada
31 May 2018
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Slip And Fall Actions Dismissed For Failure To Show Breach Of Duty
While it often seems otherwise, occupiers are not strictly liable for injuries sustained by visitors at their premises.
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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How To Decide If Court Of Queen's Bench Or Provincial Court Is Best For Your Claim
It has been nearly a year since the financial limit for lawsuits in the Provincial Court of Alberta (Civil Division) (the proper name for Alberta's "small claims court") increased from $25,000 to $50,000.
Canada
30 Jul 2015
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Court Of Appeal Rejects Private Law Duty Of Care Owed By Regulators
In Ernst v. Alberta, the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of a Case Management Judge who struck out portions of a claim for not disclosing a reasonable cause of action.
Canada
6 Oct 2014
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Provincial Court Expected To Increase Financial Limits
It is anticipated that the financial limit in Provincial Court will increase from $25,000 to $50,000 on August 1, 2014.
Canada
4 Jul 2014
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Supreme Court Of Canada Reinforces The Need To Promote Pre-Trial Settlements
In a unanimous decision in Sable Offshore Energy Inc. v. Ameron International Corp., 2013 SCC 37, the Supreme Court of Canada reinforced the need to protect settlement negotiations from being disclosed and encouraged parties to settle cases rather than proceed to trial.
Canada
7 Mar 2014
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Ontario Superior Court Of Justice Stifles Discussion Between Counsel And Expert
A recently released decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Moore v. Getahun et al, 2014 ONSC 237, has created concern and controversy about the nature and extent of communications between counsel and an expert.
Canada
7 Mar 2014
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When Must Counsel Retain An Expert In A Legal Malpractice Case?
In the recent decision of Malton v Attia, it was determined when a Plaintiff needs to call an expert witness to prove a malpractice case against a lawyer.
Canada
6 Mar 2014
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Amendments To The Alberta Rules Of Court
The latest amendments to the Alberta Rules of Court significantly change the obligations of both plaintiffs and defendants in the conduct of litigation.
Canada
30 Sep 2013
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Court Of Appeal Endorses Summary Dismissal Of Statute Barred Actions
In its recent decision in "Boyd v. Cook", the Alberta Court of Appeal stressed the importance of limitation periods.
Canada
8 Apr 2013
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Master Disregards 'Plain Reading' Of New Rule
A discussion of a case where the Plaintiff refused to disclose expert medical reports to the Defendant until the Defendant had conducted any medical examinations he might decide to obtain.
Canada
31 Jan 2013
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