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2500 - 10175 101 ST NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0H3, Canada
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Professional Regulatory Alert: Your Career May Be An Open Book: Privacy and Regulatory Investigations

In dismissing an appeal by an Alberta lawyer who alleged that his Charter rights were violated by an order allowing a law society investigator to search his computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices, the Alberta Court…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Electronic Discovery, Privacy, Professional Malpractice

Defence & Indemnity - August 2017: V. SURETY AND BOND ISSUES: Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corp. v. Able Eavestroughing Ltd., 2017 MBQB 27 per Simonsen, J. [4237]

V. SURETY AND BOND ISSUES - A. Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench finds CRA entitled to priority to “earned but unpaid” contract funds held by obligee (over the surety who had paid out labour and material payment bond claims after…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Insurance

Defence & Indemnity - August 2017: IV. PRACTICE ISSUES - Nemchin v. Green, 2017 ONSC 1403, per Corthorn, J. [4241]

IV. PRACTICE ISSUES - B. A court held that the Defence was precluded from tendering social media evidence relating to the Plaintiff and relying on it at trial, notwithstanding that the Plaintiff may have been obligated to…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - August 2017:IV. PRACTICE ISSUES: Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP, 2017 ONCA 386, per Feldman, J.A. [4235]

IV. PRACTICE ISSUES - A. Litigation Releases can be wide enough to preclude future claims between the parties that were unknown and unanticipated when the Release was executed. Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP, 2017 ONCA 386, per…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Defence & Indemnity - August 2017: III. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES - Bumstead v. Dufresne, 2017 ABCA 122 [4236]

III. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES - A. The Court of Appeal upheld a trial judgment based on significant plaintiff credibility issues awarding less than $300,000 in the face of a $2,000,000 claim. - Bumstead v. Dufresne, 2017…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - August 2017: II. LIABILITY ISSUES: Knibb v. Foran, 2017 ABQB 375, per Eidsvik, J. [4240]

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - A. The case against a baseball team operating a beer tent at a tournament in commercial host liquor liability was dismissed after a summary trial despite the lack of a system to monitor patron…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - August 2017: I. Insurance Issues: Funk v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, 2017 ABQB 308, per Simpson, J. [4239]

I. INSURANCE ISSUES A. The Court may refuse to apply an insurance policy provision where it would lead to an unjust result in the circumstances, per s. 545(1) of the Insurance Act or pursuant to the Court’s ability to…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

Terminated Employee Awarded Aggravated Damages for Employer's Conduct

Termination of employment can cause an employee a great deal of hardship. This is especially true when allegations of misconduct and insubordination are at play. The case of Lalonde v. Sena Solid Waste Holdings Inc, 2017 ABQB…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017: IV. PRACTICE ISSUES - Olsen v. Facebook Inc., 2016 NSSC 155, per Wood, J. [4231]

IV. PRACTICE ISSUES - A. The Court may order a social media provider such as Facebook to reveal the identity of anonymous posters where the interests of justice favour such disclosure. Olsen v. Facebook Inc., 2016 NSSC…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Communications & Media Law, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017: III. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES: Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28, per Brown, J. [4238]

III. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES - A. The SCC has watered down the test for compensable psychological injury and done away with the need for expert evidence to establish it. Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28, per Brown, J…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

A Sale in Canada Triggers Exhaustion of Patent Rights in the US

“Patent exhaustion” is something we’ve reviewed before. To recycle an old line, the term “patent exhaustion” does not refer to the feeling you get when a patent agent talks for 3 hours about the process of a patentee traversing…more
 /  Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017 : II. LIABILITY ISSUES C. Suran v. Auluck, [2017] B.C.J. No. 564, per Burke, J. [4234]

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - C. The two drivers in a street race were found to be joint tort-feasors, both responsible for the death of a passenger in one of the vehicles, and the passenger was found contributorily negligent for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017 : II. LIABILITY ISSUES B. Widdowson v. Rockwell [2017] B.C.J. No. 457, per Kent, J. [4233]

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - B. A commercial host’s liability with respect to an intoxicated patron will not necessarily end when the patron arrives safely home – it is not necessarily a break in the chain of…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017 : II. LIABILITY ISSUES A. Wardak v. Froom, 2017 ONSC 1166, per Matheson, J. [4227]

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - A. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice refused to grant summary dismissal in a social host liquor liability case where the adult defendants supervised their son’s party, involving underage drinking…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - June 2017 : INSURANCE ISSUES F. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company, 2017 ONCA 381, per Juriansz, J.A. [4232]

I. Insurance Issues: F. Where an auto insurer employs an insurance form (such as a policy, endorsement, or application,) that has not been approved by the Superintendent, the unapproved form will be interpreted by the courts…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury
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