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Monday Morning Case Bites for April 6, 2020

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

McKay v Prowse, 2020 ABCA 131
Rule 4.33 | Drop Dead Application | Onus to advance on Plaintiff
Zoltan Gergely Farm Inc v Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, 2020 ABPC 47
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CBM Operations During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Visitors to our website will be familiar with our “Always Thinking” tagline and our focus on “always thinking about ways to settle or advance a client’s file” .

Today we are thinking about much more, starting with the health and safety of all our staff and clients.

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Monday Morning Case Bites for March 30, 2020

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

Malig v Kaur, 2020 ABCA 111
Pre-Judgment Interest
801 Seventh Inc v CNOOC Petroleum North America ULC, 2020 ABQB 198
Service outside Canada | Hague Convention for Service | Validation of Read More

Update on Rules of Court and Court Closures

On March 17, 2020, Regulation 36/2020 was created, resulting in certain changes to the Rules of Court. The following is a summary of those changes:

Rule 2.23 – amended to restore the Court’s discretion to allow a non-lawyer agent to appear in litigation involving other persons, subject to the Legal Profession Act 

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Update on Court Procedures in light of COVID-19

Court of Queen’s Bench:

 Bookings: Between March 16 and May 1, 2020, the Court will not be making any non-emergency or non-urgent bookings. 
 Scheduled Bookings: 

All Chambers matters scheduled between March 16 and May 1, 2020 are adjourned sine die (to an uncertain date); 
All Civil Trials not yet commenced are adjourned sine die; 
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Monday Morning Case Bites for March 9, 2020

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

Sack v Lange, 2020 ABCA 95
Negligence | Appeal of a Trial | Inherent Risk
Reyes v Dyck, 2020 ABQB 154
Extending Time for Service of Claim | Lulling by Correspondence

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