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  • Severance Denied for Disabled Plaintiff

    Working notice of termination or pay in lieu (i.e. “severance”) is afforded to employees in order to provide them with enough income or time to find their next job. Wrongful dismissal litigation seeks to put the employee in the position she or he would have been if she or he had gotten reasonable wo … Read more »

  • Why Your Asset Purchase Agreement Should Be Well-Drafted – Part II

    This is the second blog addressing the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Jonathan’s – Aluminum & Steel Supply Inc. v. Retail Alloy Metal & Plastic Plus Ltd. (Oct. 20, 2015), 259 A.C.W.S. (3d) 471, a case that highlights the importance of a well-drafted asset purchase agreement. Th … Read more »

  • No “Home Free” Defence for Commercial Host

    A recent trial decision in the Ontario Superior Court has confirmed that a commercial host that overserves a patron is not “off the hook” if the impaired patron manages to get home safely before getting back in a car and causing an accident. Social Host Liability It has been well established by a se … Read more »

  • Duty of Fair Dealing

    Franchise agreements can be tough to negotiate! Of course it always depends on the opportunity, but bargaining power in negotiating franchise agreements is typically heavily skewed in favour of franchisors. So much so that, as a franchisee, you may find yourself unable to negotiate even a single cha … Read more »

  • Marriage Contracts: Have You Signed Under Duress or Undue Influence?

    Many couples who are getting married talk about having a marriage contract. These contracts allow a couple to outline what happens to each of their property should they ever separate, even when that separation is due to death. A marriage contract also lets couples address the issue of spousal suppor … Read more »