By Annie Levanaj, Student-at-Law The Ontario Court of Appeal, in Graham v. Toronto (City), 2022 ONCA 149, recently considered whether a claim against a municipality was barred due to the plaintiffs’ failure to comply with the 10 day notice requirement. The issues involved in the appeal are relevant not only to claims against municipalities, but also to […]
We’re pleased to present our Spring 2022 Newsletter. We hope you find the following topics to be of interest: Think Before You Sign – A Recent Decision on the Implications of Signing a Waiver; Rogers Partners Insurance Coverage Checklist; Court of Appeal Rejects Late Notice Defence; Amendments to Rules on Trial Readiness, Late-Served Evidence, and […]
One of our articling students, Annie Levanaj, was recently published in the Canadian Defence Lawyers’ Hearsay newsletter. Annie discusses a Supreme Court of Canada decision on the circumstances in which public authorities can be held liable in negligence. The article can be found here.
Brian Sunohara has written an article on amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure, which will be in effect on March 31, 2022. The amendments include: Each party must serve and file a certificate of readiness regarding expert reports at least 30 days prior to the pre-trial conference. Parties can consent to extend the time […]
Click here for the Fall 2021 edition of our newsletter, In|Sight! The newsletter contains the following topics: Winter is Coming: The Supreme Court of Canada on Government Immunity for Policy Decisions and its Application to Snow Removal Insurer Examinations – When is Another Examination Appropriate? Wait, Is it An Accident? The Close Proximity of a […]
By Natalia Sheikh The recent Court of Appeal decision in MDS Inc. v Factory Mutual Insurance Company discusses the interpretation of standard form insurance contracts and coverage in all-risk policies. Background In MDS, the insurer appellant, Factory Mutual Insurance Company (“FM Global”), issued an all-risk insurance policy (“the Policy”) to MDS Inc., a global health […]