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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 …
Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting: Defending Claims Against Bar Owners
As bars and nightclubs begin to reopen, and Saturday night comes back to life, liability risks return for these establishments. What can bar owners do to mitigate these risks? The Occupiers’ …
Public Lands Act Offers a Road Less Travelled in Defense Against Insurance Claims
If the incident happened anywhere else, the contractors would probably be found liable for failing to maintain the wintry road. But a case before the courts now shows what a difference the location …
Court of Appeal Says Don’t Blame Goliath for His Size
Ms. Przyk did not win her lawsuit against her retirement home, where she slipped and fell on ice, but the court has decided she does not have to pay their legal expenses because her claim brought up …