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Supreme Court of Canada Rules in Favour of Montreal Convention Exclusivity

Perhaps 7-Up and Sprite are the same after all. While travelling on an Air Canada flight from Charlotte to Toronto, Lynda Thibodeau ordered a 7-Up soda in French. The flight attendant, who spoke only English, gave her a Sprite instead. This and several other incidents led Lynda Thibodeau and her husband Michel to bring a Read more...

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Proportionality and Offers to Settle – The Court of Appeal for Ontario gets it right

In the recent decision in Elbakhiet v. Palmer, the Court of Appeal for Ontario considered a defendant’s offers to settle, and found that the trial judge erred in awarding the successful Plaintiff costs on a partial indemnity basis in the amount of $578,742.28 despite their modest success at trial ($144,013.07), and the offers to settle made Read more...

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Proportionality and Offers to Settle – The Court of Appeal for Ontario gets it right

In the recent decision in Elbakhiet v. Palmer, the Court of Appeal for Ontario considered a defendant’s offers to settle, and found that the trial judge erred in awarding the successful Plaintiff costs on a partial indemnity basis in the amount of $578,742.28 despite their modest success at trial ($144,013.07), and the offers to settle made Read more...

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