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Holding Harmless: The Pocket-Protector Clause
You may have come across the term to “hold harmless” (also called “save harmless”) while reviewing a contract regarding a service or product being provided. Holding harmless usually comes part and …
Holy Backlog, Batman!
This March features two highly anticipated debuts: the new movie The Batman opens in theatres and exciting changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure come out in Ontario courts. Okay, “exciting” may not …
Buyer Beware! Home Inspectors Rarely Liable for Skeletons in the Closet
In the Greater Toronto Area’s extremely competitive real estate market, buyers often rush in with unconditional bids. The scramble on offer day means that many people neglect the home inspection …
Pushing the Limits of Discoverability
Ontario’s Limitations Act sets out that the basic limitation period to bring a claim forward is two years from the day on which the claim was discovered. But the 2019 Ontario Court of Appeal decision …
Is Your Claim Still Good? Determining Your Lawsuit’s Expiry Date
In most Ontario cases, legal action must begin within two years of the day on which the claim was discovered. If it is not, the claim is barred by section 4 of Ontario’s Limitations Act, 2002 . The …