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2018 Year in Review and Trends for 2019

Posted on Dec 15 2018

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. 2018 was a busy year in Canadian franchise disputes. Based on the court decisions in 2018, the trend shows that franchisees’ claim are increasingly more difficult to prove. Law Works has analyzed 16 franchise court decisions that are summarized on the Law Works Franchise Law Blog in 2018 based on these types of claims: (1) rescission, (2) misrepresentation, (3) injunction, (4) damages and (5) class action. Here are the trends that we have observed: 1.

Ontario Court Enforces Costs Award Against Principal of Fran...

pet valu franchise dispute
Posted on Nov 25 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Pet Valu Canada Inc. v.

Quebec Court Certifies Franchise Class Action Against Jean-C...

sopropharm pharmacy against jean-coutu group
Posted on Nov 15 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Sopropharm c. Jean-Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Ontario Court Strikes Down Parts of Proposed Class Actions a...

tim hortons franchise lawsuit
Posted on Oct 20 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In 1523428 Ontario Inc./JB&M Walker Ltd. v.

Ontario Court Rules About Class Action Costs and Quantifies ...

Posted on Oct 10 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Trillium Motor World Ltd. v.

Court stays proposed Ontario class action by Uber drivers in...

Woman greets ride share driver
Posted on Mar 1 2018

Author: Anthony Pugh, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc.

Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Negotiated Releases in GM Cl...

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Posted on Sep 29 2017

On July 4, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v.

Court of Appeal denies GM security for costs against Trilliu...

Trillium case summary law works ben hanuka
Posted on May 23 2017

By Ben Hanuka This decision of the Court of Appeal from September 2016, dealt with a motion by General Motors of Canada Ltd.

Arbitration Agreement Results In Stay Of Franchisees’ Clas...

Stay Of Franchisees’ Class Action
Posted on Feb 7 2015

In a recent Ontario franchise decision, 1146845 Ontario Inc. v. Pillar to Post Inc.


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