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Monday Morning Case Bites for July 12, 2021

Last Week’s Court Rulings from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and SCC.
Edited by Steven Graham

Malton v Attia, 2021 ABQB 503
Negligence | Standard of Care of a practicing lawyer
This matter was sent back to the Court of Queen ‘s Bench to be re-tried. The Plaintiffs claimed the Defendant, a lawyer they retained to sue a home inspector, breached his duty of care to them and was negligent in his advancement of that action, and commenced this action against him.

The Defendant first argued that the Plaintiffs could not be successful as they had not called any expert evidence regarding the standard of care of a practising lawyer. The Court rejected that argument, concluding that a Queen’ s Bench justice in this case had the necessary Read More

Monday Morning Case Bites for June 28, 2021

Last Week’s Court Rulings from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and SCC.
Edited by Steven Graham

Kain v Davey, 2021 ABQB 190
Medical Negligence | Causation | Standard of Care
The Plaintiff commenced an action against the Defendant Physician alleging medical negligence, in particular that the Plaintiff was not advised of Read More

Monday Morning Case Bites for June 21, 2021

Last Week’s Court Rulings from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and SCC.
Edited by Steven Graham

Harling v Lauf, 2021 ABQB 235
Medical Malpractise | Standard of Care | Battery and Consent | Negligence
The litigation representative of a deceased Plaintiff commenced an action against a physician and the University Read More

Monday Morning Case Bites for June 14, 2021

Last Week’s Court Rulings from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and SCC.
Edited by Steven Graham

Van Grinsven v Kortbeek, 2021 ABQB 33
Medical Malpractise | Standard of Care | Causation
The Defendants – a number of medical doctors – brought this application to dismiss the Plaintiff’s medical malpractise lawsuit. Read More

Monday Morning Case Bites for June 7, 2021

Last Week’s Court Rulings from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and SCC.
Edited by Steven Graham

1237789 Alberta Ltd v Ken’s Furniture of Leduc Inc, 2021 ABQB 421
Limitations Act | Adding a Defendant to the action
This action arose as a result of a fire at the premises of Ken’s Read More

Monday Morning Case Bites for May 31, 2021

Last Week’s Court Rulings from the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and SCC.
Edited by Tony Slemko Q.C. & Steven Graham

Barata v Intact Insurance Company 2021 ABQB 419
Duty of Utmost Good Faith | Punitive Damages | Investigation | Police
The Plaintiff held a policy of automobile insurance issued by Read More