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Court addresses the denial of dependent support for egregious conduct

Court addresses the denial of dependent support for egregious conduct

FOCUS ON TRUSTS AND ESTATES - Daughter of deceased argued conduct of spouse while executing power of attorney should negate dependent support

Should estates freezes be put on ice?

Should estates freezes be put on ice?

FOCUS ON TRUST AND ESTATES - There’s a debate among tax and estates professionals about whether estates freezes efficiently transition a business or simply avoid tax

Dismissed suit in brachial plexus injury case a lesson in how to handle causation

Dismissed suit in brachial plexus injury case a lesson in how to handle causation

FOCUS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - Plaintiff-side counsel, experts must be precise in defining breach of standard of care and in challenging inferences

Does medical malpractice liability model need fixing?

Does medical malpractice liability model need fixing?

Canada’s system is based on tort law and causation, individual rather than enterprise

Delays plaguing personal injury class actions

Delays plaguing personal injury class actions

Law Commission report on class actions indicates widespread frustration with slothful court system

Court of Appeal affirms supremacy of Licence Appeal Tribunal

Court of Appeal affirms supremacy of Licence Appeal Tribunal

A claim an insurer breached its good faith duty was dismissed