QUESTION: Should receivers appear only through counsel to avoid civil liability?
ANSWER: In Re Shattuck, 411 B.R. 378 (10th Cir. BAP 2009), which held that a receiver, who is not a lawyer, cannot appear in federal...more
R v. Nedelcu, 2012 SCC 59, is a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision which clarifies the scope of the right against self-incrimination, protected by section 13 of the Charter. The case considers the question of whether and...more
The Court of Appeal decision in Lucantonio v Stichter provides a refresher on how a Court should determine if a person’s breach of duty caused harm under the Civil Liability Act 2002 (“Act”)....more
Sometimes, personal injury affects one individual, and sometimes it can ravage an entire community. Federal Judge Robert Kugler recently ruled that residents and business owners in Paulsboro can proceed with civil liability...more
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