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Alexander D.C. Kask

About Alexander D.C. Kask

Alexander D.C. Kask is a partner with Guild Yule LLP and practices in the areas of professional liability, health law, municipal law, insurance law, administrative law, product liability, highways liability, golf course liability, safety standards regulation, and personal injury litigation. Read full biography

Guild Yule Summer 2015 Articling Students

Guild Yule is happy to announce the hire of temporary articled students Taylor Dalziel and Mario Checchia for the 2015 … Read more

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Lance Finch, Q.C.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Lance Finch as Queen’s Counsel.  Mr. Finch practiced with Guild Yule before … Read more

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Good faith in the performance of contractual obligations after Bhasin v. Hrynew

The Supreme Court of Canada has made a significant ruling regarding the obligations of contracting parties (Bhasin v. Hrynew 2014 … Read more

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Case update on use of Predictive Coding software in e-Discovery

In an ever-increasing number of cases, courts have seen fit to order the use of predictive coding software to determine the … Read more

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New BC Court of Appeal ruling on Litigation Financing

The BC Court of Appeal has ruled that third-party financing for disbursements is not a recoverable disbursement under Rule 14-1(5) … Read more

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Supreme Court of Canada rules that good faith applies to all contracts

Cromwell J. for a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, that the “unsettled … Read more

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Guild Yule presents at B.C. Municipal Risk Management Meeting

On November 7, 2014, Vernon J. Pahl, Alexander D.C. Kask & Jordan A. Bank made presentations at the B.C. Municipal Risk Management Meeting … Read more

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Guild Yule Counsel obtain Court of Appeal ruling on excess coverage

In Stroszyn v. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited, 2014 BCCA 431, Guild Yule LLP’s Donald W. Yule QC and Shauna Gersbach successfully argued that a driver … Read more

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Recent Developments in BC Relating to Claims for Litigation Financing Expenses

In September 2011, Adam Howden-Duke and I co-wrote an article titled “Litigation Finance: Access to Justice at What Cost?” that was … Read more

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Insurers face $4,950,000 in Punitive & Aggravated Damages (Branco v. American Home Assurance, et al. 2013 SKQB 98)

A Saskatchewan trial court’s harsh rebuke of two insurers’ handling of a long-term disability claim has given rise to an … Read more

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