• Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms Knowledge of Material Facts Triggers Start of Limitation Period

    Kelly Santini LLP, Ontario, December 14, 2020 – On November 4, 2020, the Court of Appeal rendered its decision in Baig v. Mississauga, which affirmed that it is the knowledge of the material facts which are necessary to support the cause of action that triggers the commencement of the two-year limitation period rather than the knowledge of the extent of damages. Read More
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  • Defence of Slip, Trip and Fall Liability Claims 101

    Cox & Palmer, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, December 14, 2020 – Canadian jurisdictions take three (3) different approaches to the question of the standard of care expected of homeowners or property owners when considering a slip, trip and fall action. These approaches are: occupiers’ liability legislation; the common law of occupiers’ liability; or general principles of negligence. Read More
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  • Virtual Court Should Remain a Tool to Benefit Litigants

    Cox & Palmer, Nova Scotia, December 14, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of the virus have presented challenges to the litigation process. In the face of those challenges, courts across the country have adapted to increase the use of remote communication technology to allow litigation matters to move forward. “Virtual court”, or remote hearings...
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  • Defending Class Action Claims in Canada.

    December 04, 2020 – COVID-19 has brought about a significant increase in class actions claims across Canada. The member law firms of RMC have extensive experience defending claims from coast-to-coast. To view our collective experience defencing class claims and advising on coverage opinions, please click here – RMC Class Actions Experience
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