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By Darcy Merkur There is absolutely nothing improper with counsel's practice of reviewing draft expert reports, according to the Ontario Court of Appeal in its hotly anticipated January 29th decision in Moore v. Getahun et al (2015) ONCA 55 (OCA). In fact, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Moore went further to say that draft reports, including notes of consultations between experts and counsel are now subject to a qualified litigation privilege - a privilege that can be disregarded by the Court...

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Citizens are crying foul after the City of Hamilton posted signs at popular tobogganing spots warning that sledding was banned and violators would be fined up to $5,000. Cash strapped municipalities say they don't want to be grinches, but they just can't afford to expose themselves to potential lawsuits. The Agenda asks if this is creating a liability chill, and if our court system has lost touch with reality. Watch the video as Thomson, Rogers' Stacey Stevens participates in a panel discussion about the...

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