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Monday Morning Case Bites for August 23, 2021

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

Catala v Intact Insurance Company – 2021 ABQB 655
Advance Payment
The Plaintiff applied for an advance payment in a personal injury action, pursuant to s.5.6(3) of the Fair Practices Regulation under the Insurance Read More

Monday Morning Case Bites for August 9, 2021

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

Jhaji v Fixturing Solutions Inc. and Matthew Strangis WCAT No. A1901477
Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal
The Plaintiff claimed injuries resulting out of a motor vehicle accident on November 10, 2016. The Plaintiff’s vehicle was Read More

Tuesday Morning Case Bites for August 3, 2021

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

Statt v SGI Insurance Services Ltd, 2021 ABCA 268
Umpire | Limitation Period | Summary Judgment | Coverage
Salmon v Mama Panda Ltd, 2021 ABQB 569
Third Party Claim | Agent | Limitations Act

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Monday Morning Case Bites for July 26, 2021

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

Corner Brook (City) v Bailey, 2021 SCC 29
Third Party Claim | Release | Contractual Interpretation
McKay v Cody, 2021 ABQB 573
Limitation Period

Corner Brook (City) v Bailey, 2021 SCC 29

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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