litigation


  • Imperfection rules

    Jul 23, 2018

    If much of modern technology focuses on extracting the messiness and toil out of life (like automated cars and artificial intelligence, for example), then one could assume that the law exists to clarify matters when things, indeed, go wrong. And go wrong they will.

  • Ruling dismissing libel action to be appealed

    Ruling dismissing libel action to be appealed

    Jul 23, 2018

    A prominent class action litigator turned political activist says he intends to appeal a Superior Court ruling that dismissed a libel action he brought against B’nai Brith Canada after it suggested in an online post that he advocated on behalf of terrorists.

  • Waterloo police officers take complaints to OCA

    Waterloo police officers take complaints to OCA

    Jul 23, 2018

    Three Waterloo police officers are taking their case to the Ontario Court of Appeal after a Superior Court judge denied them class action certification on the basis that the case did not fall under the court’s jurisdiction.

  • Law clerk awarded damages in dispute with lawyer

    Law clerk awarded damages in dispute with lawyer

    Jul 16, 2018

    A law clerk can collect damages from a lawyer after the two gave differing accounts of how their business dissolved, the Superior Court of Justice said in a recent decision.

  • Monday, July 2, 2018

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    Jul 2, 2018


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    Ruling On Class Action

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  • Sixties Scoop settlement sheds light on class action fee calculations

    Sixties Scoop settlement sheds light on class action fee calculations

    Jul 2, 2018

    A landmark settlement involving Indigenous Canadians removed from their families has turned to a battle over legal fees, and the outcome could clarify how class action settlements are negotiated and approved, lawyers say.

  • Duty of good faith emphasized in decision

    Duty of good faith emphasized in decision

    Jun 25, 2018

    The principle of the duty of good faith may apply to both the negotiation of a contract as well as to its performance, says a lawyer who recently acted for the defendant in a Superior Court of Justice case where a judge ruled in her client’s favour.

  • OCL welcomes ruling overturning costs order

    OCL welcomes ruling overturning costs order

    Jun 18, 2018

    The Office of the Children’s Lawyer has welcomed a Divisional Court judgment that overturned a costs order against it after concluding the agency acted within its statutory mandate, despite taking a position at trial that was contrary to the views of its 12-year-old client.

  • Tax law hurts former spouses who share parenting

    Tax law hurts former spouses who share parenting

    Jun 18, 2018

    Family lawyers say Canada’s outdated tax laws are penalizing former spouses who enter shared parenting arrangements for the care of their children.

  • Challenge of act heading to OCA

    Challenge of act heading to OCA

    Jun 18, 2018

    A wealthy businessman takes his Constitutional challenge of Ontario’s Family Law Act to the province’s top court later this month in a case that one of the lawyers involved predicts will end up at the Supreme Court of Canada.

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