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Ontario Court Dismisses Summary Judgment Motion in Solicitor’s Negligence Case

Posted on Jul 28 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 1781807 Ontario Limited v. Cohen Highley LLP, a June 1, 2020, decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court dismissed the motions for summary judgment of the defending law firms and solicitors in a negligence action, holding that there were genuine issues for trial about the scope of the retainer and standard of care.  Key facts   The plaintiffs were two related companies operated by the same two principals.

The Rundown on System Changes

Posted on Jun 25 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on June 18, 2020, under the same title.

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds lender’s right to call loa...

Posted on Apr 21 2019

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Royal Bank of Canada v. Everest Group Inc.

Ontario Court Reinstates Case But Imposes Security for Costs...

Gavel, scales of justice and law books
Posted on Dec 29 2017

Author: Anthony Pugh, J.D., Law Works P.C.

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.

Debtor Franchisor Cannot Evade Debts By Transferring Assets

debtor franchisor cannot escape paying out
Posted on Mar 16 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.          Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

How Ontario’s Franchise Legislation May Stop Secured Parti...

the Ontario Legislation Stopping Secured Parties from Enforcing Collateral Security
Posted on Feb 2 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Ontario Court Finds Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Inju...

Homecare Franchisees In Contempt Of Injunction Order
Posted on Jan 5 2016

Procedural Background In the case of 244674 Ontario Inc. v. Home Instead, Inc.


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