Litigation Blog

Diligence in Reporting: Case Comment: Cronnox Inc. v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, 2018 ONSC 6437

January 11, 2019

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s decision in Cronnox Inc. v. Lloyd’s Underwriters serves as a lesson to insurers and those they insure to be diligent about reporting and covering claims under professional liability policies.

Online D- Rating is Defamatory but Fair Comment Defence Makes the Grade

September 10, 2018

Consumers today can easily consult a large number of online reviews before deciding where to shop, what to eat or what movie to watch. Review websites exist to provide consumers with opinions about various businesses to help individuals make informed decisions.

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Ontario in the Entertainment Law Context

July 18, 2018

A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a dispute involving a film production agreement highlights the “generous and liberal approach” taken by Canadian courts with respect to the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Even where the judgment includes both monetary and injunctive relief (including orders to take down all social media posts), the Ontario court will tend to adhere to the spirit of upholding the obligations created by the foreign judgment.