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$100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

Adding to this site’s archived damage assessments for thoracic outlet syndrome, reasons for judgment were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for such an injury. In today’s case (Sharma v. MacDonald) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2013 collision that the Defendant accepted fault for.  The Plaintiff suffered a variety […]... more »

Net Neutrality Divide: Canada and the U.S. Go Separate Ways on an Open Internet

Michael Geist

This week's announcement that the U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to roll back net-neutrality regulations sparked an immediate backlash from those who fear that the decision will turn the Internet into a cable-like service dominated by the carriers and deep-pocketed giants that can afford to... more »

Is Husband’s Payment of 230 Gold Coins Under Islamic Marriage Contract Excluded from Wife’s Property?

FamilyLLB – Ontario Divorce & Family Law Blog

Is Husband’s Payment of 230 Gold Coins Under Islamic Marriage Contract Excluded from Wife’s Property? Under the law governing Islamic marriage, a “Maher” (sometimes written as “Mahr”) is a written marriage contract.  In the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Bakhshi v. Hosseinza... more »

Ontario Court of Appeal confirms online harassment conviction where threatening website was “about” the complainant but not a threat directed "to" the complainant

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

At a time when the courts and the rest of the justice system are grappling with how traditional Criminal Code offences and online misconduct intersect, the Ontario Court of Appeal has issued an important decision in R v. Sim on how criminal harassment can take place online. Often, police and others... more »