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Best Lawyers 2020 Announced

Guild Yule is proud to announce that six of our partners have again been recognised in the 2019 edition of … Read more

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NO TORT OF HARASSMENT

In a recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal, the appellate court rejected that there existed a tort of … Read more

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A VICTORY FOR INSURERS ON SPECIAL COSTS IN INSURANCE COVERAGE CASE

Recently in West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company 2019 BCCA 110, our Court of Appeal found that … Read more

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A prudent reminder for brokers; drone injury fell within CGL exclusion for aircraft.

In what is said to be the first decision on the issue, a California Court was called on to decide … Read more

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Private property owner tort liability for bylaw breach

Can a property owner be held liable in tort for failing to comply with a municipal bylaw requiring snow removal? … Read more

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Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v. Wall: judicial review of procedural fairness questions for religious organizations and voluntary associations

  In Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v. Wall,  2018 SCC 26 (“Wall”), the Supreme Court confronted conflicting … Read more

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Rankin’s Garage – A Fresh Application of the Moral Glue of Tort (Reasonable Foreseeability Revisited)

Rankin’s Garage – A Fresh Application of the Moral Glue of Tort (Reasonable Foreseeability Revisited)       I. Introduction In the … Read more

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Strategies for Indivisible Injury Claims

This presentation discusses the general legal principles involved in assessing divisible and indivisible injuries, and describes recent to changes in … Read more

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The Impact of Addiction on Personal Injury Damages

According to Statistics Canada, in 2012 over 21% of Canadians (approximately 6 million people) met the criteria for a substance … Read more

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Workplace Harassment post-Schrenk – Widening the scope of protections

In a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, BCHRT v Schrenk 2017 SCC 62, the SCC (majority 5:2) … Read more

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