A Breach of Contract

Corporate changes and turnovers are often fertile ground for contractual disputes, and the bigger the players involved, the more potential there is for large-scale issues. Target Corp., a giant U.S. based retailer, has pursued their Canadian expansion by buying out the leases on the Canadian store who would be their direct rival – Zellers. As … Read More…

Insurer Examinations and Disability Benefits

A recent legal decision involving a bodily injury claim puts an added onus on insurers and adjusters when it comes to requiring Insurer Examinations. Speakers at a recent symposium for the legal profession hosted by MDAC (Multi Disciplinary Assessment Centre), gave a talk where they pointed out that an insurer was assessed with penalties by … Read More…

Former Employees of Defunct Law Firm Sue for Breach of Contract

When a large firm goes under, employees often get caught in the undertow. That’s apparently what happened to legal assistants formerly working for a now defunct Toronto law firm. The firm Heenan Blake LLP wound down its affairs earlier this year and several former legal assistants and other employees have launched claims alleging breach of … Read More…

Pedestrians in a Car Accident

No matter how careful you are as a driver, you know that the moment you get in your car, you’re subject to the driving habits – good or bad – of all the drivers around you too. But when you’re walking down the sidewalk, you assume a certain level of safety from cars and other … Read More…