Linda Visser Quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily About Price Fixing Case
Linda Visser was interviewed by the Lawyer’s Daily this month to provide insight into Airia Brands Inc. v. Air Canada, a price fixing case. Read the full article here.Continue reading the post titled Linda Visser Quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily About Price Fixing Case
The Court of Appeal for Ontario Provides Welcome Clarity on Certification of International Classes
The Court of Appeal for Ontario released its much-anticipated decision in the Airia Brands Inc. v. Air Canada air cargo price-fixing litigation last week. The Court was asked to determine the test for jurisdiction over non-resident class members and whether the test was met in this case. Sis…Continue reading the post titled The Court of Appeal for Ontario Provides Welcome Clarity on Certification of International Classes
Recent Court of Appeal Decision Classifies Structured Settlements as “Income” not “Property”
In a recent decision, Hunks v Hunks, 2017 ONCA 247, the Court of Appeal ruled that structured settlement payments received after separation to replace lost wages should be classified as “income” not “property” for the purpose of calculating equalization and support. I…Continue reading the post titled Recent Court of Appeal Decision Classifies Structured Settlements as “Income” not “Property”
What are Non-Earner Benefits?
Part of your contract with your own auto insurance company includes the potential payment of Non-Earner Benefits. Non-earner benefits are accident benefits that are available to insured drivers in Ontario. Details of these benefits are found in Part II of the Statutory Accident Benefits Sche…Continue reading the post titled What are Non-Earner Benefits?
What the Cost of Your Training Kit Says About Your Multi-Level Marketing Company
For aspiring multi-level marketing (“MLM”) or direct selling (“DS”) companies, a positive written opinion by Canada’s Competition Bureau is an important first step in the operational success of their business. However, early decisions in the pricing of “st…Continue reading the post titled What the Cost of Your Training Kit Says About Your Multi-Level Marketing Company
What is an “Accident”: A Case Summary on Dittmann v. Aviva
The recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision of Dittmann v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada provides an interpretation of what qualifies as an “accident” pursuant to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (“SABS”). Subsection 3(1) of the SABS defines “accident” as “an inciden…Continue reading the post titled What is an “Accident”: A Case Summary on Dittmann v. Aviva
Teck Coal Fined $1,425,000
On October 5, 2017 Teck Coal Limited (“Teck”) in British Columbia court pled guilty to three counts of contravening the Fisheries Act for discharging a deleterious substance, namely selenium, into a tributary of the Elk River frequented by fish. On October 16, 2014, approximately 45 dead fis…Continue reading the post titled Teck Coal Fined $1,425,000
Video Testimonial – Post-Surgery Recovery
Our client’s surgeon expected our client to return to work within a few weeks of surgery. However, it soon became clear that our client did not feel physically nor emotionally capable of returning to her regular activities as quickly as expected. Personal injury lawyer, Rasha El-Tawil,…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Post-Surgery Recovery
Class Actions Team Ranked Top-Tier Nationwide
Congratulations to Siskinds’ team of class action lawyers for their recognition as a top-tier plaintiff class action team nationwide by Chambers and Partners. Congratulations also to lawyers Charles Wright, Michael Robb and Linda Visser who were individually recognized. We are proud of the o…Continue reading the post titled Class Actions Team Ranked Top-Tier Nationwide
Court of Appeal Finds in Favour of Plaintiff in Securities Class Action
A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal has provided clarity on how courts should approach secondary market misrepresentation cases at the preliminary leave stage. In Rahimi v SouthGobi, the Plaintiff Paiman Rahimi (represented by Siskinds) appealed a lower court decision that ha…Continue reading the post titled Court of Appeal Finds in Favour of Plaintiff in Securities Class Action
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