Monthly Archives: July 2009

C.A. Says No Contribution Claims When Plaintiff Limits Claim to Defendant’s Several Share of Liability

In Taylor v. Canada (Health), the Court of Appeal has dealt with an important issue in the law of apportionment of fault.  The court held that a defendant cannot assert a subsidiary claim (a third party claim in this case) … Continue reading

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C.A. Establishes Guidelines for Damages for “Housekeeping Losses”

In McIntyre v. Docherty, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered what principles should govern claims for damages for loss of housekeeping capacity in personal injury actions. The detailed analysis undertaken by the panel is certain to become the standard used … Continue reading

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