Sign Here, or Your Child will Hate You

Authored for and Published in CICMA March 2019 Newsletter. Your child has been invited to her best friend’s birthday party at Charlie’s Pizza Palace. You drop her off at the party. Before you can leave to enjoy the next two hours of freedom, the clerk at Charlie’s...

Causation: More Than a Bump in the Road

The Plaintiff suffered injuries after tripping on a speed bump in a parking lot owned by the Defendant. While the parties agreed to damages, the matter proceeded to trial on the issue of liability. The Court considered whether the Defendant breached its duty of care...

It was Obvious!

This case involves an accident at QK Fitness (“QK”) when the plaintiff, Fatemeh Hosseinkhani (the “plaintiff”),  tripped and fell on a dumbbell during a gym class.   She sued QK for negligence.  QK successfully brought a motion for summary judgment to dismiss the...

A Tale of Two Brothers & The Ceeps

The Defendant, Ceeps-Barneys Limited (“the Ceeps”), is a popular pub / sports bar beloved by students of Western University (past and present). In this matter, the Ceeps brought a motion for summary judgment for a dismissal of the plaintiffs’ action against it, as...

Summary Judgment Motions: Watch Your Step

The Plaintiff’s claim in Walsh v. Papadopoulos arose as a result of a fall that occurred on the basement stairway of a home owned by the Defendant, Antonio Pirone. Two days before the fall, the Plaintiff and her sister, the Defendant, Easter Papadopoulos, had been at...

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