Publications

Alleging Just Cause – No Bad Deed Goes Unpunished: Court Awards Terminated Employee $50,000 in Punitive Damages

By: Michelle Quinn

In the recent decision of Morison v Ergo-Industrial Seating Systems Inc., 2016 ONSC 6725, the...

A New Duty of Care Recognized for Auto Dealers to Thieving, Delinquent Minors

Richards Buell Sutton Insurance Newsletter
By: Ryan Shaw 
A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal...

Lessons to be Learned from Other Brewers’ Trademark Fights

As a craft brewer, you know the importance of choosing a unique name for your brewery and your beer. ...

Nicole Mangan published in The Lawyers Weekly

Nicole Mangan, member of our Insurance practice, examines the case Lloyd’s Underwriters v. Blue Mountain Log...

Significant Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption – What You Need to Know Before December 31, 2016

On October 3, 2016, the Minister of Finance tabled a Notice of Ways and Means Motion to amend
the principal...

Time to Transition to the Societies Act

The time for BC Societies to transition to the new BC Societies Act has arrived. The new Act...

Cyber Liability

Nicole Mangan’s article, “Discussing Cyber Liability”, was featured in the November 2016 edition of Insurance People magazine. Nicole discusses...

BC Court Grants Solicitor-and Client Costs Award for Wrongful Coverage Denial

Richards Buell Sutton Insurance Newsletter
By:  C. Nicole Mangan

A successful...

Care Must be Taken to Ensure All Conditions Are Met When Exercising a Right to Renew

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Mapleview‑Veterans Drive Investments Inc. v. Papa Kerollus...

Supreme Court of Canada Ruling on “Faulty Workmanship” Exclusion

Richards Buell Sutton Insurance Newsletter
By: Alex L. Eged 

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its...

The True Meaning of Replacement Costs

Insurers and their counsel are undoubtedly familiar with the replacement cost endorsement, however some may be unaware of...

“Deep Pocket” Stanley Cup Riot Defendant Pays: Joint and Several Liability Revisited

Richards Buell Sutton Insurance Newsletter
By:  Julie Facchin
Plaintiffs often name more than...