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  • Eggs thrown from a vehicle – does that mean that the accident was occasioned by a motor vehicle?

    In the recent decision of Gilbraith v. Intact Insurance Company, 2019 ONSC 1875, the Court had to determine whether the plaintiff’s injuries arose from the use or operation of an automobile by an inadequately insured motorist, or by an egg being thrown by a passenger in the car. The Plaintiff’s posi … Read more »

  • Masters Cannot Exercise “Enhanced Powers” when deciding Motions for Summary Judgment

    Justice Belobaba’s decision in R & V Construction Management Inc. v Baradaran, 2019 ONSC 1551, released on March 14, 2019, clarifies the jurisdiction of a master when deciding a motion for summary judgment. The particular question before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was whether a master has … Read more »

  • Does the Tort of Harassment exist?

    The tort of harassment was explored in the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General).  The appeal relates to claims of harassment and bullying by the RCMP.  At trial, the Judge recognized the tort of harassment and found that the decisions made with regard to … Read more »

  • Case in Point: The Case of the Day of Reckoning

    Our Case in Point series is a monthly blog written by David Shlagbaum, Senior Counsel/Facilitator and the Head of Pallett Valo’s Family Business Law Group. His series presents case studies focused on real life challenges faced by Family Businesses and Private Enterprises. While David regularly deals … Read more »

  • Case in Point: The Case of the Ménage a ‘Deux’

    Our Case in Point series is a monthly blog written by David Shlagbaum, Senior Counsel/Facilitator and the Head of Pallett Valo’s Family Business Law Group. His series presents case studies focused on real life challenges faced by Family Businesses and Private Enterprises. While David regularly deals … Read more »

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