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Haunted House Litigation

I've written in the past about the difficulty of a property buyer in Ontario suing over a house where an undisclosed murder had taken place.  Based on a decision from the Court of Appeal today, that difficulty extends to haunted houses.

Published in Real Estate
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Statscan Litigation Trends

Statistics Canada has released its annual litigation survey today, which gives a very high-level view of some trends in the Canadian litigation landscape.  Being a civil litigator, the numbers that interest me are those dealing with general civil litigation, as opposed to other things like family law disputes.  As discussed below, the new numbers show a continuing trend towards fewer bankruptcy and insolvency type cases, with an increasing number of motor vehicle claims.

Published in General Interest