Showing Tag: Civil Litigation

Are You Being Sued by a Bankrupt Plaintiff? Here’s what you need to know!

Unfortunately, there are too many occasions where a defendant in an action declares bankruptcy, which results in a stay on proceedings and…

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Insurance Policies For Online Fraud Are Not Always The Answer

The City of Saskatoon made national headlines in August, 2019 for reasons they would rather forget. City Administration admitted an employee had…

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Hudye Inc. v. Rosowsky – the risks of preparing (and relying on) notes for a questioning

The recent decision of the Honourable Mr. Justice M. D. Gates of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta in Hudye Inc…

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Improving Access To Justice in Shareholder Oppression Matters

The issue of access to justice has long faced the legal system. The traditional litigation model, with the Trial and its lengthy…

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It Is Hard To Recover Legal Costs. But Not Impossible.

A common theme when meeting with a client about to start, or be drawn into, litigation is the client’s concern over the…

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Access to Justice From A Corporate Perspective

Access to justice is an important issue facing the legal system today. The cost, length and complexity of legal proceedings can prevent…

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Mental Distress Damages from Breach Of Disability Contracts

The aim of this article is to explain the development and expansion of mental distress as a head of damage under a…

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Protecting Boards of Directors From Claims

Being on the Board of Directors for a corporation involves the investment of personal time but can also carry the risk of…

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The Potential Expiry of Builders’ Liens

This article originally appeared in the CBA Saskatchewan Branch’s Bar Notes and is reprinted with their kind permission. One builders’ lien issue that has…

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Rough Terrain: Liability Issues for Snowmobilers in Saskatchewan

This appears with the kind permission of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association Snowmobiling is enormously popular in Saskatchewan, where snow and wide…

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SGI Dodges A Bullet – Sort Of

Teresa Wilson was awarded punitive damages and costs on a solicitor-client basis against SGI for the way that it handled her claim…

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Construction Liens in Saskatchewan

Note: The rules and law may have changed since this article was first published. It is provided for archival purposes but you…

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