December 28, 2023
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada v Stephen Robb, 2023 NBKB 212 (CanLII) Reading time: 3 minutes (approx.) By: Weston McArthur The Applicant, Allstate Insurance Company, brought an application for the appointment of an umpire pursuant to section 107(5) of the New Brunswick Insurance Act. The Respondent, Stephen Robb, opposed the application on two grounds. Justice...
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S.E.C. v. M.P., 2023 ONCA 821 (CanLII) Reading time: 4 minutes (approx.) By: Alexandre Doucet (Articled Clerk) This appeal concerns the scope and limit of judicial discretion to approve settlements involving parties under a legal disability like a minor. This appeal concerned two separate motions. In each, the motion judge approved a settlement under Rule...
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Halifax Regional Municipality v Tirrell Shane Carvery and Andrea MacNevin, 2023 NSCA 79 Reading time: 3 minutes (approx.) By: Krista Nasartschuk (Articled Clerk) The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has strengthened the test for disallowance of a limitations defence. In April 2017, Plaintiff Carvery suffered personal injuries while exiting a Metro Transit bus in Halifax,...
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