David Rogers’ article, “COVID-19: The Ultimate Business Interrupter”, was published in The Pulse, a magazine of the Ontario Risk and Insurance Management Society. David’s article starts at page 15 of the magazine.
Tom Macmillan was successful on the issue of costs in the case of De Albornoz v. Christie et al, 2020 ONSC 5642. The action arose out of the partial collapse of a house. Tom represented a third party engineering firm. The third party commenced a summary judgment motion, following which the defendant consented to a dismissal […]
Brian Sunohara was recently quoted in Canadian Underwriter in an article called “Insurer ordered to pay $21 million in interest on a $25-million court award“. The article refers to commentary by Brian regarding a case where an insurer was ordered to pay compound prejudgment interest of US$14.8 million (about CAD$21 million) on a $25-million judgment.
At our weekly meeting this morning, Angie Bellehumeur discussed the case of Coban v Declare, 2020 ONSC 5580. This case deals with a motion by the plaintiff to strike the jury notice pursuant to rule 47.02, and a cross-motion to seek an adjournment of trial pursuant to rule 52.02. The plaintiffs, Josef Coban and his […]
By Erin Crochetière The Ontario Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, 2019 (“CLAPA”) came into force in July of 2019, replacing the Proceedings Against the Crown Act. CLAPA received industry-wide scrutiny based on the provisions limiting Crown liability. Whereas the former Proceedings Against the Crown Act provided that the Crown was subject to all liabilities in […]
The Central East Region has issued a new protocol for the resumption of civil proceedings, specifically, civil trials, summary judgment motions, long motions, and applications. The November 2020 civil trial sittings in the Central East Region are cancelled. The status of the May 2021 civil trial sittings is uncertain at this time. Cases that have been […]