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Rethinking Releases

November 9, 2021 By Brian Babcock For 150 years in Canada, releases have been interpreted differently than other contracts. That will no longer be the case after the Supreme Court ruling in Corner Brook (City) v. Bailey. The court has stated that because a release is a contract, general rules of contract interpretation ought to […]

The Cost of Experts

November 9, 2021 By Brian Babcock Evolving case law and amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure encourage parties to retain experts in civil litigation. For example, in a negligence action, it is often impossible to prove what the standard of care is, not to mention whether the standard was met, without an expert. Even […]