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Posted on January 3, 2017 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
January 3, 2017 By Brian Babcock Traditionally, courts award damages for breach of contract mainly from a commercial viewpoint- asking questions such as “what additional expenses [...]
Posted on December 16, 2016 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
December 16, 2016 By Brian Babcock On the first day of Christmas my client asked me “who owns a partridge in a pear tree?” I answered [...]
January 20, 2016 By Brad Smith “… a significant term of imprisonment is necessary to reflect the terrible consequences of the offences and to make it unequivocally [...]
June 19, 2015 By Brian Babcock Canadian courts are increasingly willing to enforce the terms of arbitration clauses in commercial agreements. Canadian businesses need to learn [...]
Posted on March 27, 2015 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
March 27, 2015 By Brian Babcock Maybe you have read, or even signed, a document which included the magic words “In consideration of…” and wondered why that phrase appears. [...]
Posted on February 26, 2015 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
February 26, 2015 By Brian Babcock Lawyers are not special because we are lawyers. We are special because of our commitment to our clients. The Supreme [...]
Posted on January 27, 2015 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
January 27, 2015 By Brian Babcock 1. What is Unjust Enrichment? It is the principle which organizes the law of restitution. It is used to strip [...]
Posted on January 8, 2015 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
January 8, 2015 By Mark Mikulasik Christmas bills are coming due and heating costs are rising. Your creditors expect to get paid, so if somebody owes [...]
Posted on November 26, 2014 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
November 26, 2014 By Brian Babcock Most people know what it means to tell the truth. Therefore, “A reasonable commercial person would expect, at least, that [...]
Posted on October 27, 2014 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
October 27, 2014 By Brad Smith Ghosts and goblins can play a role in the law.  There is Latin phrase, caveat emptor, which means, let the buyer [...]