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Last Updated July 15, 2021

July 15 - You got hacked: Limits on liability - A Case Study of Owsianik v. Equifax Canada Co, and Instrusion of Seclusion by Howard Borlack and Anita Zamani

July 8 - Enforeability of Waivers: An Update - Case Study: Arksey v. Sky Zone by Alan Drimer and Ryan Taylor

July 6 - Punitive Damages v Employee Contributory Negligence - Case Comment: Eynon v. Simplicity Air by Howard Borlack & Dominique Mesina 

June 23 - Open Court Principle Prevails - Case Study: Sherman Estate v Donovan by Howard Borlack and Winona Fitch

June 17 - Arbitrations and Receiverships: Do they need to be legally distant? - Case Study: Petrowest Corporation v. Peace River Hydro Partner by Howard Borlack and Anita Zamani 

June 16 - Unrealistic Coverage: Insurer tripped up by loose policy language - Case Study: Surespan Structures Ltd. v Lloyds Underwriters by Hillel David and Howard Borlack

June 16 - The perils of failing to close a purchase and sale agreement - Case Study: Joo v. Tran by Howard Borlack and Alexandria Bonney

May 7 - The Current State of the Law on Adverse Costs Insurance by Van Krkachovski & Ryan Taylor

May 1 - MB's  Van Krkachovski will be speaking at CDL's 2021 Insurance Coverage Symposium. His topic is "Adverse Costs Insurance". The dates are May 4 & 6. The event provides 5 hours of CPD - click here for details or to register https://lnkd.in/exp3f3f

April 6 - Litigation Loans and Adverse Cost Insurance - an update on Champerty and Maintenance - by Van Krkachovski and Ryan Taylor

April 6 - Must an Insurer wait until Trial to Contest the Validity of the Policy? by Hillel David

March 26 - Litigation Loans and Adverse Cost Insurance - Webinar Handouts

February 26 - Being Proactive with Environmental Claims - Case Study: Albert Bloom Limited v. London Transit Commission by Howard Borlack and Adam Ostermeier

February 16 - Winter Maintenance Contracts - Featured Case Study: Ruetz v Metro Canada by Michael Kennedy and Jennifer Ilton

February 9 - Allegations are Subject to Higher Scrutiny When Made Against Personal Defendants - Featured Case Study: Matlock v. Ottawa-Carleton Standard Condominium Corporation by Martin Smith

January 18 - Disengaging Assets subject to a CCAA Proceeding - Case Study: Teliphone Corp. v. Ernst & Young Inc. by Howard Borlack and Adam Ostermeier

January 18 - Early Inquiries are Critical to Ensuring Inclusion of Defendants - Case Study: Amanda Ali v. City of Toronto by Howard Borlack and Adam Ostermeier

January 18 - Claim for Loss of Opportunity Damages - Case Study: Akelius Canada Inc. v. 2436196 Ontario Inc by Howard Borlack and Adam Ostermeier

January 14 - Statutory Thresholds and Deductibles in reference to Tort Damages in MVAs by Van Krkachovski and Chelsea Dobrindt

January 13 - Who Pays to Produce the Medical Records? Case Study: Trumble v Soomal by Eric W.D. Boate and Jennifer Ilton

January 8 - Silence is not golden when it comes to contracts - Case Study: C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger by Howard Borlack and Adam Ostermeier

January 5 - A Million Dollar Bonus after Constructive Dismissal - Case Study: Matthews V Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd by Howard Borlack and Jennifer Ilton

January 5 - Big Changes to Small Claims: How COVID-19 has affected the Small Claims by Howard Borlack & Chelsea Dobrindt

December 16 - Expert Evidence May Not Trump in Summary Judgment Cases: Case Study: Haley v Stepan by Michael Kennedy

December 16 - Summary of changes to Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act: Rules of Civil Procedure by Eric W.D. Boate, Ryan Smith and Jennifer Ilton

December 7 - Case study for Markham (City) v. AIG Insurance - 2 Insurance Policies, 1 Insured: Who Defends the Action, Who Pays the Costs of the Defence, and Who Controls the Defence? by Van Krkachovski and Ryan Smith was updated with the appeal decision from the Supreme Court of Canada

December 2 - Legal Liabilities and the Transmission of COVID-19: What you need to know about Bill 218 by Jessica Grant

November 24 - Enforceability of Settlements in the Context of Self-Represented Plaintiffs - Case Study: Huma v. Mississauga Hospital By Jessica Grant and Michelle Isenstein

November 18 - McCague Borlack's Adam Grant was a speaker at a web event hosted by Origin and Cause - his topic was Fraudulent Water Claims - watch recording

November 6 - Protecting Contractors is Paramount - Case Study: Urbancorp Cumberland 2 GP Inc. by Howard Borlack and Jennifer Ilton

November 6 - So you want to amend a pleading? Not so fast! Featured - Case Study: McConnell v. Fraser by Eric Boate

October 21 - Bill 22: Changes to MGA Provisions Governing Regional Services Commissions By John McDonnell and Jenaye Lewis

October 21 - What’s Yours is Actually Mine? Recent Case Law Clarifies the Line Between Municipal and Private Utility Responsibility, and Best Practices by Marny Paul and Kelley Fiske-Nielsen

October 21 - Municipal Snow Removal Policies and Practices by John Gescher

October 21 - Electronic Signatures: Is Your Municipality Ready to Embrace A New Approach? by Marny Paul

October 19 - Do Ontario Insurance Laws Have Extraterritorial Effect? Revisiting Unifund v ICBC in the 2020 case of Travellers v. CAA By Michelle Isenstein

October 19 - Can LAT Award Punitive Damages? Featured Case Study by Catherine Korte, Mahroze Khan, and Ryan Taylor 

October 15 - LAT Reconsideration Request Due to Error of Law: Recent Case Study By Catherine Korte and Adam Ostermeier

October 14 - New Financial Support for Workers Relying on Government Benefits during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Martin Smith and Carly Jacuk

September 26 - Jury Questions: When to Ask for Reasons - Case Study: Cheung v. Samra by Michael Kennedy and Sydney McMahon

September 26 - The Court exercises its "Fact Finding Powers" - Case Study: Carmichael v. GSK Inc. By Howard Borlack and Ashna Gakhar

September 18 - In the Wake of Waksdale: A Recent Decision with Serious Consequences for Ontario Employers by Martin Smith and Carly Jacuk

September 15 - Striking jury notices during the COVID-19 Pandemic: When is it more likely to happen? by Alan Drimer and Ryan Taylor

September 1 - Priority dispute determined by financial dependency: Featured Case Study for Eric Boate: TD Insurance and Intact Insurance by Howard Borlack

August 11 - Ontario Courts updating online infrastructures to accommodate COVID-19 needs for safety by Howard Borlack and Conner Sipa

August 10 - Updates around Civil Matters in the Superior Court of Justice in the Central East Region by Howard Borlack and Paul Jacoby