Field Law

2500 - 10175 101 ST NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0H3, Canada
Phone: 780-423-3003
Fax: 780-428-9329
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other Countries
  • Canada
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017: IV. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES

IV. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES - A. Where a plaintiff is held to suffer a negative loss (i.e. has had a “gain”) under one head of damage, that gain is not to be offset or deducted from another head of damage where the plaintiff…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - I. Insurance Issues C.2

I. INSURANCE ISSUES - C. Where the policy excludes coverage for intentional acts, allegations of negligence relating to the same claim will not be excluded from coverage if “it is possible that they were not committed with…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - I. Insurance Issues D.

I. INSURANCE ISSUES - D. An insurer-appointed defence counsel will be in conflict of interest if the interests of the insurer and the insured are not in alignment, and in such cases the Court may appoint independent counsel…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - I. Insurance Issues C.

I. INSURANCE ISSUES - E. A hospital insurer was held to owe a duty to defend a hospital employee sued for the privacy tort of inclusion upon seclusion, as such was an “invasion or violation of privacy” or an “invasion or…more
 /  Health, Insurance, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury, Privacy

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - II. Liability Issues B.

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - B. A landlord conducting a credit check on a prospective tenant without their knowledge or consent does not amount to the privacy tort of intrusion upon seclusion, as the Ontario statute authorized a…more
 /  Personal Injury, Privacy, Real Estate - Residential

Defence & Indemnity - December 2017: III. EMERGING TECHNOLOGY ISSUES

A. After the first reported decision on drones in Canada, the drone operator was found guilty of flying his drone "in a manner hazardous or likely hazardous to aviation safety" under section 602.45 of the Canadian Aviation…more
 /  Criminal Law, Privacy, Transportation

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - II. Liability Issues

II. LIABILITY ISSUES - A. The 2009 amendments to the Traffic Safety Act and the Insurance Act with respect to the liability of a renter, lessor or lender of a vehicle were intended to cap their vicarious liability for the…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - I. Insurance Issues B.

I. INSURANCE ISSUES - B. Where a claim is advanced against a parent in negligence for injury suffered by his child, the family member exclusion clause in the parent’s homeowner’s policy was held to exclude coverage for the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

Defence + Indemnity: December 2017 - I. Insurance Issues A.

I. INSURANCE ISSUES A. In Ontario the Statutory Condition in an auto policy requiring that the driver be “authorized by law” to drive refers to the licensing regime such that breaching driving conditions in a probation order…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury

Field Law Post-Secondary Summit Recap

Field Law held its second Post-Secondary Summit on November 30, 2017 in Calgary. Brief summaries of the presentations given at the Summit are provided below..…more
 /  Education, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

A Software Vendor and Its Customer: “Like Ships Passing on a Foggy Night”

When a customer got into a dispute with the software vendor about the license fees, the resulting case reads like a cautionary tale about software licensing. In Inc. v. Wifidelity Inc., 2017 ONSC 7307 (CanLII),…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

If You Haven't Heard About the Upcoming Changes to the Alberta Employment Standards Regulation, You Need to Read This!

Important changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (the “Code”) come into effect in just a few short weeks. In order to align the Employment Standards Regulation with these changes, on December 7, 2017 the Government of…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Bill 30 Overhauls Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Act

On November 27, 2017 the Alberta Government introduced Bill 30 – An Act to Protect the Health and Well-Being of Working Albertans. Bill 30 proposes updates to Alberta’s Workers Compensation Act while offering a complete…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Trademark Evolution: Part 1 (When Trademarks Change)

The famous Toblerone bar is so distinctive in shape and design that it serves as a great example of a “distinguishing guise” trademark. It has been used as a trademark since 1910 in Canada, and during that time has maintained…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

R v Jarvis: Is There a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy in Schools?

In R v Jarvis, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently discussed the existence of a reasonable expectation of privacy in a school environment…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Education, Privacy
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