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$100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Incompletely Healed Tibia Fracture from Snowmobile Collision


Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a chronic leg injury following a snowmobile collision. In today’s case (Carothers v. Imus) the Plaintiff was a passenger on a snowmobile that collided with another snowmobile crushing the plaintiff’s left leg in between the two snowmobiles. The […]... more »

More examples of cyber criminals taking advantage of Covid-19 disruption

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

Cyber criminals are constantly updating their methods to take advantage of current events, and the disruption caused by Covid 19 and many people now working remotely has provided them with a new opportunities, as explained in Beware of cybersecurity risks during COVID-19 and working from home. This... more »

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 45: David Porter on the Benefits of Open Educational Resources as Millions Shift to Online Learning

Michael Geist

Millions of Canadians are at home, schools are closed, and Canada is undergoing an unprecedented shift to distance or online learning. Adapting course materials to the online learning environment can create significant new challenges for teachers and students alike. Open educational resources (OERs)... more »

Les données cellulaires pour cibler les lieux de rassemblements ? (La Presse, 25 mars 2020)

Vincent Gautrais

Le maire de Toronto ainsi qu’un groupe de chercheurs de prestigieuses universités américaines suggèrent d’utiliser des données de positionnement de millions de cellulaires pour surveiller les efforts de distanciation sociale et créer une carte des points chauds de rassemblements. Bell dit ... more »

Canada should consider the Economic Impact of Imposing AD/CV Duties on Imports and should start with OCTG

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Canadian practice has been to consider Anti-dumping/Countervailing measures (AD/CV) measures exclusively from the perspective of the domestic industry that filed the dumping complaint and ensure that any injury to this industry is offset using AD/CV duties.  However, this approach does not necessar... more »

A Declarant needs to provide Clear and Current Disclosure Information to Purchasers

Condo Development Blog

In Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2051 v Georgian Clairlea Inc. (“Georgian”) the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed the findings of the motion judge with respect to a declarant’s disclosure obligations as set out in the Condominium Act, 1998 (“Act”). … Continue reading &#... more »