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As medical science has improved, so has the life expectancy of those who are catastrophically injured. With longer life expectancy has come increased financial need for those who experience these tragedies. Personal injury damage awards have increased commensurate with this new reality. In the result, it is no longer unusual to see damage awards of more than $5 million.
Lease documentation takes many forms, from short form deal sheets to long form ground leases. Choosing the right form for your situation can help ensure you get the lease you expected – and that it is legally binding.
You’re a landlord, and your tenant is selling knock-off merchandise that violates copyright or trademark laws. In some other countries, the landlord’s liability for such violations has been the subject of court proceedings. Is Canada next?
A new Supreme Court of Canada decision provides both relief and clarity for employers facing potential wrongful dismissal actions.
The City of Toronto’s computer leasing scandal unfolded nearly a decade ago, but its impact continues to be felt today as the City puts procedures in place to minimize the chances of such a scandal recurring.
It took testimony from nine experts, weeks of hearings, and a review of hundreds of exhibits to interpret a statute and determine how income producing properties should be assessed for municipal taxation in Ontario.
A simple clause in an RFP document excluding liability has the potential to alter the business tendering landscape.
The Supreme Court of Canada makes it clear that a fairness hearing is not needed prior to dismissing the holder of a public office.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has expanded public access to information to include the business activities of a municipally-owned corporation.
Both Alberta and Ontario have released leading cases on drug testing but each has reached a different conclusion.
The new Human Rights regime will impact both employers and unions in dealing with the system.
A recent unanimous Ontario Court of Appeal decision puts limits on what qualifies as “bad faith” in the manner of termination.
It took testimony from nine experts, weeks of hearings, and a review of hundreds of exhibits to interpret a statute and determine how business property should be assessed for municipal taxes. For the owners of six office tower complexes in downtown Toronto, it was well worth the effort.
“Bankruptcy” is commonly used to describe a number of legal situations involving a tenant’s financial distress. But with the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants determined by the true course of action taken, it pays for both sides to get the facts.
When it comes to industrial clean-ups, the Ministry of the Environment is looking for help and personal liability can lurk in the murky ponds and work sites of the companies you serve.