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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recent trend towards introducing industrial manslaughter laws in jurisdictions in Australia significantly increases and changes the nature of the legal risk
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting article about a tragic case where a patient who became blind & deaf from meningitis sues her doctor.
Carroll & O'Dea
Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls, the court upheld the motion judge's decision that the termination clause in the parties' employment contract
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There was only one substantive civil decision this week, McKay v Park, which deals with liability and insurance coverage in an MVA where the passenger unexpectedly took control of the steering wheel
Minden Gross LLP
n the recent Court of Appeal decision in McKay v. Park, Hnatiuk and TD Home and Auto Insurance Company,
McCague Borlack LLP
The decision provided much-needed clarity on the admissibility of opinion evidence by non-litigation experts
Dillon Eustace
The High Court dismissed a plaintiff's action for professional negligence against two separate law firms on the grounds of inordinate and inexcusable delay.
DAC Beachcroft
"Punitive damages", a concept imported from the US legal system, can be seen in the Admivac case and Resolution 882/2017 issued by the Supreme Court of Justice
DAC Beachcroft
Los llamados "daños punitivos", figura importada de sistemas jurídicos de influencia anglosajona, cuya aplicación podemos encontrar en el caso Admivac y la resolución
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Whilst mostly of academic interest rather than of broader practical relevance, an interesting case management decision was made by Master Thornett
Charles Russell Speechlys
Mr Marcal was commissioned to act as architect and project manager for works to a luxury home, including the construction of a "glass box on legs"
Clyde & Co
Can a doctor really be liable for being ahead of their time when treating patients?
DAC Beachcroft LLP
On 1 April 2019, NHS Improvement and NHS England united as one. The NHS Patient Strategy was published shortly after, in July 2019, and marks a positive sea change in the evolving framework of patient safety.
Hassan Elhais
The pith of criminal law depends on two elements Actus Reus and Mens Rea derived from the legal maxim "actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea" which means no act is punishable without a guilty mind
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
In Specialty Hospital-Gainesville v. Barth, a three-judge panel of the First District Court of Appeal in Florida held a separate cause
Reed Smith
It's not a long decision – but there's still a lot to it. Maybe that's because there wasn't a lot to plaintiff's complaint. Regardless, Sharp v. St. Jude Medical, S.C., Inc., 2019
Proskauer Rose LLP
In early July, an appeals court ruled that Amazon should be considered a "seller" of goods under Pennsylvania products liability law and subject to strict liability
Ward and Smith, P.A.
And more than 1.3 million residents live in these facilities. Most nursing homes provide excellent care to elderly or disabled individuals. Sadly, however, there sometimes is inadequate care
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Everyday individuals unfortunately are injured across North Carolina in all sorts of different ways—from car wrecks, to "slip/trip and falls," to other accidents.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were five substantive civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario this week. In two of them, the Court continued to provide guidance on the "valid defence" ...
DAC Beachcroft
Los llamados "daños punitivos", figura importada de sistemas jurídicos de influencia anglosajona, cuya aplicación podemos encontrar en el caso Admivac y la resolución
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls, the court upheld the motion judge's decision that the termination clause in the parties' employment contract
Clyde & Co
The recent case of Aprile SPA v Elin Maritime Ltd ("The Elin")1 relates to a shipowners' ability under English law to exclude their liability for loss
Carroll & O'Dea
Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
Minden Gross LLP
n the recent Court of Appeal decision in McKay v. Park, Hnatiuk and TD Home and Auto Insurance Company,
McCague Borlack LLP
The decision provided much-needed clarity on the admissibility of opinion evidence by non-litigation experts
BA Law LLP
It is not uncommon to see this quote on a hospital building "We Care, God Heals".
Hassan Elhais
The pith of criminal law depends on two elements Actus Reus and Mens Rea derived from the legal maxim "actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea" which means no act is punishable without a guilty mind
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