LEGAL

Negligence: What Is It And When Can You Sue For It?

Thursday, 15 October 2015 15:34 Written by
One of the most common reasons for a lawsuit is an allegation of negligence.

How To Avoid Getting Sued By Family

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:20 Written by
An unfortunate reality in litigation is that lawsuits often pit one family member against another.

How To Understand A Contract Agreement

Monday, 10 August 2015 22:12 Written by
As a commercial litigation lawyer, most of the cases I deal with are based on breach of contract.
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Potential Liability Of A Franchisor’s Agent

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 14:41 Written by
In our final article addressing franchise law we will discuss how an individual or company involved in a franchise agreement on behalf of the franchisor, or brand owner, can be held personally responsible for damages suffered by a franchisee, or individual location owner.
Last month we discussed how franchise disputes can be resolved from the perspective of the franchisor. This month, we consider the options available to the franchisee.
This next series of articles will examine specific legal issues, beginning with an examination of dispute resolution in the field of franchise law. 

Understanding What Goes On During A Trial

Thursday, 26 March 2015 22:53 Written by
PROVING YOUR CASE AT TRIAL

Understanding The Pre-Trial Conference

Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00 Written by
So far in this series of articles we’ve discussed a variety of the steps in the litigation process including the preparation of the Statement of Claim and the Statement of Defence, discoveries, and mediation.

Understanding Examinations For Discovery

Saturday, 10 January 2015 00:00 Written by
If you have watched courtroom drama on television you have likely seen portrayals of lawyers asking questions to the opposite site, which is videotaped.

Understanding The Court Motions Process

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00 Written by
In our court system today, the reality is that very few lawsuits actually proceed all the way to trial. Instead, most cases settle at some earlier point in the process.

Navigating The Court System

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00 Written by
In our last article we discussed administrative tribunals and the division of responsibilities between tribunals and courts.

ENFORCING YOUR JUDGMENT – HOW DO YOU COLLECT?

Sunday, 07 September 2014 00:00 Written by
Suppose you’ve sued someone, you’ve won the trial and the judge has ordered the person you sued, now called the judgment debtor, to pay damages to you. What happens next? How do you get the money you are owed?