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Posted on October 14, 2014 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
October 14, 2014 By Brian Babcock Though courts promote freedom of contract, they also recognize that the freedom must be real. When a stronger party takes [...]
Posted on September 10, 2014 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
September 10, 2014 By Brian Babcock It occasionally happens that a contract is drafted, but somewhere between the handshake and the printer, something goes horribly wrong. [...]
July 16, 2014 By Brian Babcock Injured or aggrieved people are often looking for more than money as compensation for being wronged, and this is especially [...]
July 9, 2014 By Brian Babcock 1. What are punitive damages? Punitive damages are amounts awarded in tort or occasionally in contract cases to punish a wrongdoer [...]
Posted on April 16, 2014 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
April 16, 2014 By Brian Babcock People with potential court claims sometimes want to wait to start their lawsuit. For most claims in Ontario, you have [...]
Posted on April 3, 2014 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
April 3, 2014 By Brian Babcock Hearing those words will send a chill through anybody’s heart. So, the first thing to do is to look at [...]
Posted on February 1, 2010 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
February 1, 2010 By Brad Smith Several important changes affecting the civil courts designed to increase access to justice, reduce delay and lower the costs of [...]
Posted on November 27, 2007 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
November 27, 2007 By Brian Babcock Ontario's Court of Appeal recently decided to recognize the English defence of "public interest responsible journalism" in a claim of [...]
Posted on December 28, 2006 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
December 28, 2006 By Brian Babcock Maybe you just purchased your dream home on the lake and wake up one morning to the roar of jet [...]
Posted on February 23, 2006 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation
February 23, 2006 By Brian Babcock Ontario's highest court recently ordered a construction contractor to pay $434,000 in damages for refusing to perform a contract after [...]