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Labour disruption that grounded flights at Toronto's Pearson Airport illegal, experts say

Air Canada and passengers whose flights were cancelled or delayed might be eligible for damages after what appears to be a labour action by fuelling staff at Toronto’s Pearson Airport Friday, legal experts say. 523 more words

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc fraud case postponed again until October

MONTREAL – Lawyers representing SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. will have yet another few months to review the evidence against the company after being scheduled back in court for Oct. 468 more words

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BP Plc settles 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill claims for US$18.7 billion

BP Plc has reached a comprehensive US$18.7 billion settlement with the U.S. government and five states, a landmark deal that effectively ends years of litigation over environmental damage and human casualties caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill. 310 more words

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John Rider joins Chicago, Baker & McKenzie signs UNGC’s and other legal moves and grooves this week

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John Rider joins Chicago Title

John Rider, formerly Cognition LLP’s “chief innovator” and previously a chief client officer with the firm now known as… 107 more words

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The billion-dollar judge: Class action lawsuits about more than frivolous claims

There’s a small room, maybe the size of a small office or a modest bedroom, tucked in a back corner of Toronto’s University Avenue courthouse. It doesn’t look like much, just walls lined with metal shelves that hold stacks of white bankers boxes. 1,489 more words

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Resident opposes his own lawsuit against himself

MONTREAL — For the first time in Quebec’s history, members of a class action are trying to directly intervene against the lawsuit representing them.

Yves Thériault is one of almost 300,000 residents in Longueuil on Montreal’s South Shore who weren’t able to consume their tap water for about 36 hours on January 15, after 28,000 litres of diesel fuel leaked into a municipal pumping station. 624 more words

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Homeowners' insurance doesn't cover bullying lawsuits, Ontario Court of Appeal rules

Homeowners’ policies don’t cover parents who face lawsuits because their children have been accused of bullying, says the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Standard homeowner policies include coverage where the personal actions of the insured cause unintentional bodily injury to others. 409 more words

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