From time to time, potential clients will contact me about a possible lawsuit that is already statute-barred. In other words, the limitation period has already expired. When this happens, I explain to them that their options are very limited. This is because the expiration of the limitation period can be a complete defence to that … Continue reading When Does A Limitation Period Start?
Quite often, when I am asked by a client to review a severance package, the entitlement to a bonus is an important factor. In some cases, the employer historically pays a bonus, which varies in amount from year to year, but is entirely gratuitous with no connection whatsoever to the performance of the employee or … Continue reading I Have Just Been Let Go. What Happens To My Bonus Now?
A number of interesting cases have been handed down by the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada in the last few months. The following is a summary of these cases to bring you up to speed. Moore v. Getahun, 2015 ONCA 55 - Reviewing Expert Reports When this case was decided at trial, … Continue reading Update on Recent Appeal Decisions