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Last Updated November 13, 2017

November 13 - Alcohol, Snowmobiling, Breaching a Probation Order and Insurance Coverage by David Elmaleh and Gabriela Caracas

November 10 - "Falling Back" to More Pedestrian and Cyclist Motor Vehicle Accidents by Michael Blinick and Michelle Legault

November 2 - The IPC clarifies when insurers may and may not collect Health Card numbers by Karen Bernofsky

November 2 - The Supreme Court of Canada keeps the onus on banks over innocent drawers for fraudulent bills of exchange by Karen Bernofsky

October 26 - Is This The End of Civil Jury Trials in Motor Vehicle Accident Cases? by Annette Uetrecht-Bain and Danielle Ralph

October 16 - The Future of Litigation and Autonomous Vehicles by Peter W. Vlaar

October 16 - Liability Exposure for Uber Drivers after a Fare is Dropped off By Jim Tomlinson, Shayan Kamalie, and Melissa Parravano

October 16 - New Accident Benefits Article The Sharing Revolution – Accident Benefits Coverage For Uber Drivers & Passengers by Bogdan Miscevic

September 20 - New AB article LAT Broadens the Definition of Accident as per SABS By Bogdan Miscevic and Jessica Margeit

September 20 - New Defamation Article Four Million Dollar Price Tag to Fix an Actress's Reputational Damage by David Elmaleh, Aryeh Samuel and Gabriela Caracas

September 18 - Added THG & CLC Conference pics to the web - see Photos

September 18 - Marijuana Legalization: Ontario Weighs In by Michael Blinick

September 18 - No Playing Around: Tort Liability and School Yard Injuries by Michael Blinick and Michelle Legault

September 14 - CLC Executive Golf pictures have been posted to albums page!  

August 24 - SCC Lowers Standard for Proving Mental Injuries by Nabeel Peermohamed, BrownLee LLP

August 21 - Claim Struck and Action Dismissed: Integrity of the Judicial Process Upheld by David Pick and Kristina Roberts

August 11 - No Video For You: The Court Clarifies Who May View A Video Recording Of An IME by Nabeel Peermohamed.

August 10 - Tug-of-War Gone Wrong: Who is Liable when Participant's Arm is Amputated by David Elmaleh and Yousef Elsohemy.

August 10 - Auditor Held Liable in Negligence for Non-Clients' Losses - Case Comment: Lavender v. Miller Bernstein by Howard Borlack and Émilie-Anne Puckering

August 4 - One small step for summary judgements, one giant leap for efficiency by Howard Borlack and Karen Bernofsky

August 1 - Medical records: Personal Privacy in Conflict with the Rule of Law By Howard Borlack and Lee Chitty

August 1 - Legalizing Marijuana: Potential Impact on Social Hosts By Michael Blinick and Sean Valentine

August 1 - Court of Appeal Declines Remedies against Person Harassing Mayor, Township By David Elmaleh and Priya Chopra

July 26 - The Oppression Remedy: Greater Risk of Personal Liability for Directors and Officers by Irina Sfranciog and Andrew Valela

July 15 - Your Reservation has changed... Airbnb Regulation in Toronto and Insurance Coverage Issues by Matt Dugas

July 10 - Everything You Need to Know About Trial Insurance: Security Against Bad Outcomes at Trial For Sale! by Irina Sfranciog and Karolina R. Iron

July 10 - A Lawyer's Guide to Discoveries and Timing of IMEs By Annette Uetrecht-Bain and Priya Chopra

July 10 - Insurers Beware: Recent Developments in the Duty to Defend and Indemnify by Alan Drimer and Priya Chopra

July 10 - Making Use of Unusual Torts in Subrogation by Adam Grant and Lee Chitty

July 10 - Subrogation: Recommendations for Early Investigation by Adam Grant and Miranda Serravalle

July 10 - A summary of threshold decisions from 2016 and 2017: Which got through and which got bounced by Michael Kennedy and Lee Chitty

July 10 - Automobile Insurance Fraud: Prevalence, Prevention, and Response by David Elmaleh and Karolina R. Iron

July 10 - A Divided Court on Deductible and Prejudgment Interest in Motor Vehicle Accident Claims By Daniel Côté-Finch and Lee Chitty

July 05 - The Effect of "After The Event" Insurance on the Litigation Process by Howard Borlack and Ben Carino

June 22 - Take control of public space and liability may follow - Case Comment - MacKay v Starbucks' By Eric Turkienicz and Priya Chopra

June 22 - Proposed changes to Ontario's Construction Lien Act by Eric Turkienicz

June 13 - Defamation in the Internet Age: The Law and Social Media by Sean Valentine

June 9 - Today was MB / CLC Golf Day (19th Annual) - The Club at Bond Head, Bond Head, ON - watch this space for pics.

June 8 - What's in a Name? Upcoming Changes to the Definition of a Motor Vehicle: Road-Building Machines by David Olevson & Karolina R. Iron.

June 8 - Taxi Company Not Vicariously Liable When Employee Sexually Assaults Client by David Elmaleh and Émilie-Anne Puckering

June 7 - Recovery for Mental Injuries: Dispensing with the Requirement of Expert Evidence By Michael Blinick and Andrew Valela

May 25 - ABCA Outlines Test for Long Delay under Rule 4.31 by Nabeel Peermohamed

May 24 - Tim Guernsey Roast! See Pics

May 24 - The timing of mandatory mediations in Toronto has changed by Miranda Serravalle

May 16 - Retroactivity, Retrospectivity & Immediate Applicability: Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund and Barnes by Bogdan Miscevic

May 15 - The United Airlines debacle in the context of Canadian tort law - by Ben Carino

May 10 - New Sports, Recreation and Resort Liability Article: A crack in the armour? Waivers and the use of the Consumer Protection Act by Tomlinson & Harper.

May 9 - Missed our seminar?  Get Handouts for Anticipated Challenges Associated with the Legalization of Marijuana - guest speaker Michael Corbett (Forensic Toxicologist) - and others...

April 28 - MB & CLC attend RIMS Conference in Philadelphia - enjoying a great night of camaraderie at Canada Night! See Pics

April 3 - New Mediation Article Mediating a Road Authority Claim on Behalf of a Municipality By Van Krkachovski

April 3 - New Article Buyers and Agents Beware: BC Court Rules That Representative Is Responsible for Tax Owed by Buyer By Irina Sfranciog

April 2017 - CLC attends RIMS Conference in Philadelphia - enjoying a great night of camaraderie for Canada Night! See Pics

March 2017 - Adjusters vs. Brokers hockey game March 9 at the Barrie Molson Centre put on by the OIAA Georgian Bay & Barrie-Simcoe Insurance Broker Association. Our lawyers from Barrie participated. See Hockey Pics

March 31 - New Article The Municipal Act: Minimum Maintenance Standards Revisited by the Ontario Court of Appeal By James Tomlinson and Mahdi Hussein

March 24 - New Article Home Depot Not Liable for Slip and Fall in Parking Lot by Nabeel Peermohamed, Brownlee LLP 

March 8 - New Article Legalizing Marijuana: And The Litigation Begins... by Michael Blinick

March 3 - County Liable For Mountain Bike Training Park Accident by Nabeel Peermohamed, Brownlee LLP

February 24 - Injunctions To Restrain Breach Of Contract - Stipulated Remedy Clauses – Old Habits Die Hard has been summarized into a two part article By Hillel David - download Part I and Part II

February 23 - New Article - Drug Recognition Experts and Drug-Impaired Driving - Additional Considerations for Insurers following Supreme Court decision By Michael Blinick and Aryeh Samuel

February 17 - New Article - Keeping the Mould Away: Application of Mould-Based Policy Exclusions By Matthew Dugas

February 2017 - MB & CLC hosted their annual Client Winterfest event at Alpine Ski Club in Collingwood. See Ski Day pics

February 2017 - MB participated in ORIMS annual Edwards C. Ricketts Curling Bonspiel for 2017.  ORIMS Curling Bonspiel - see pics.

February 10 - New Transportation Law Article - Autonomous vs Semi-Autonomous Vehicles: The Liability Distinction By Eric Boate and Cassandra Khatchikian

February 10 - New Tort Article - Do Parents Know Best? An Update on the Enforceability of Waivers Executed on Behalf of Infants By Peter VlaarDavid Olevson, and Sabrina Lucibello

February 8 - When are municipalities granted immunity in a civil action? Case Study: Keyland Development Corporation v Rocky View John H.J. GescherBrownlee LLP

February 8 - New Legalizing Marijuana Article - Medical Marijuana: Considerations for Employers By Sophia Souffront and Michael Blinick

February 8 - New Legalizing Marijuana Article - Medical Marijuana: Considerations for Employers By Sophia Souffront and Michael Blinick

February 8 - Sports Seminar Whitepaper 1 - Inherent Risks in Hockey: Recent Developments in the Law By Jim Tomlinson and Mahdi Hussein 

February 8 - Sports Seminar Whitepaper 2 - Fans Beware: The Risks of Watching Your Favourite Athletes  By Jim TomlinsonGarett Harper, and Victoria Mitrova 

February 8 - Sports Seminar Whitepaper 3 - Combatting Exposure: Utilization of Waivers by Ski Hill and Resort Operators - A Defence Perspective By Jim TomlinsonDavid Olevson, Shayan Kamalie & Victoria Mitrova

February 8  - Privacy Law for AB Insurers By Catherine Korte, Anthony Gatensby and Bogdan Miscevic 

January 30 - New transportation law article Driving Outside of the Lines: Regulatory System v. Autonomous Vehicles by Peter Vlaar and Mahdi Hussein

January 20 - New corporate law article The Corporate Veil won't cover Personal Misrepresentations By Marie-Pier Couturier, and Irina Sfranciog, and Victoria Mitrova

January 20 - New officers and directors' liability article Deference to Reasonable Decision made by Condo Boards By Marie-Pier Couturier, and Irina Sfranciog, and Mahdi Hussein

January 19 - See Christmas in January pics - client event hosted by MB and CLC

January 13 - New Transportation Article Legalizing Marijuana: Drugged driving and how insurers can manage risk by Michael Blinick and Aryeh Samuel.

December 14 - New article Legalizing Marijuana: Product Liability for Producers, Distributors, and Dispensers By Michael Blinick and Josh Sugar

December 13 - New article Mould Growth Personal Injury Claims Spreading by Matthew Dugas

December 12 - Featured Case Study: Raho Mohamud v. Old Republic Insurance Company by Garett Harper

December 7 - Back to Basics on Betterment: A Primer on Recent Judicial Decisions Pertaining to the Issue of Betterment by Sean Valentine

December 2 - Featured Transportation Case: Aranas v. Kolodzieg -  The buck stops here: A rare summary judgment win for the defence - written by Marla Rosenblatt-Worth