Getting To The Bottom Of What A Spouse Is

There’s a lot to be said about ensuring employment contracts are clear and unambiguous. That said, situations can arise where a seemingly easy to define term is used only to end up being the topic of litigation. Take for example a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in which the court had […]

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Court Decides Whether An Additional Insured On A Policy Is Entitled To Independent Representation

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice was recently tasked with determining whether a municipality, which was named as an additional insured on a highway maintenance company’s insurance plan, could appoint their own counsel and manage their own defence. The action arose after the plaintiff was struck from behind by a vehicle while walking along the […]

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Stay on LTD Leads To Frustration of Employment Contract

Returning to work after an injury can take months, or in some cases, years. Long-term disability (“LTD”) benefits exist to allow employees to take the time needed regain their health and return to work. However, in a recent case before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court was asked whether an employee’s continued receipt […]

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