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Posted on March 16, 2021 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

March 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock In a recent article, we discussed the importance of suing the right parties, and what to do if you […]

Posted on February 21, 2021 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

February 21, 2021 By Brian Babcock Suing the proper parties is important. If you sue the wrong party, you might not get a judgment. If […]

Posted on February 8, 2021 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation, Municipal Law

February 8, 2021 By Brian Babcock When did your municipality last review how its parks by-law serves the public interest? Covid-related concerns were not enough reason […]

Posted on December 20, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

December 20, 2020 By Brian Babcock Payments for a construction project in Ontario are trust funds under the Construction Act (formerly the Construction Lien Act). Persons […]

Posted on December 20, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

December 20, 2020 By Brian Babcock We seldom post articles about criminal law, but we wish to reproduce and bring to your attention the November 6, […]

December 7, 2020 By Brian Babcock In lawsuits, this must be the single most frequently asked question. The only honest answer is “I don’t know.” As […]

Posted on November 23, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

November 23, 2020 By Brian Babcock The basic rule of contract damages is that the type of loss must be “reasonably contemplated” by the parties at […]

Posted on November 10, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

November 10, 2020 By Brian Babcock A little common sense can go a long way in litigation. The cost and delay in lawsuits can be significantly […]

Posted on October 26, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

October 26, 2020 By Brian Babcock Determining that a proceeding is “public interest litigation” may have significant costs consequences. This is because courts recognize that access […]

Posted on October 26, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

October 26, 2020 By Brian Babcock The objective of calculating damages for a breach of contract seems simple – the injured party, or plaintiff, is supposed […]