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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of January 10 – 17.

1. Zefferino v. Meloche Monnex Insurance 2012 ONSC 154

[1] . . . The claim is based on the alleged negligence of the defendant insurance broker in failing to properly offer optional income replacement benefit coverage to the plaintiff as part of a policy of automobile insurance.

2. Williams v. Toronto (City) 2012 ONSC 102

[1] This is a motion by the defendant the City of Toronto (the “City”) for an order under subrule 56.01 (1)(a) for security for costs against

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of January 1 – January 9.

1. Bouzari v. Iran 2004 CanLII 871 (ON CA)

[1] From June 1993 to January 1994 Houshang Bouzari was abducted, imprisoned and brutally tortured by agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Shortly after his release, he escaped from Iran and eventually came to Canada as a landed immigrant in 1998. He now seeks to sue Iran for the damages he suffered.

2. Saskatchewan (Social Services) v MS 2011 SKQB 481

[1] T.J.E.S. . . . was apprehended by officials

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of December 13 – 19.

1. Ontario Korean Businessmen’s Assoc. v. Seung Jin Oh 2011 ONSC 6991 —for the third week in a row.

2. Combined Air Mechanical Services Inc. v. Flesch 2011 ONCA 764—for the second week in a row.

3. Morabito v. DiLorenzo 2011 ONSC 7379—700 views since release on December 12.

[1] The defendants move for an order to compel the plaintiff Jeffery Morabito to produce the contents of his Facebook and MySpace pages.

The rest

Significant SCC decisions came . . . [more]

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of November 14 – 21.

1. Ontario Korean Businessmen’s Assoc. v. Seung Jin Oh 2011 ONSC 6991

[1] A dispute exists amongst the members of the Ontario Korean Businessmen’s Association (the “Association”) as to which group of members is entitled to govern the Association.

(Second week in a row at #1. Unclear what’s driving this.)

2. Combined Air Mechanical Services Inc. v. Flesch 2011 ONCA 764

[5] In the months following the amendments to Rule 20, it has become a matter of some controversy and uncertainty

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of November 28 – December 5.

1. Ontario Korean Businessmen’s Assoc. v. Seung Jin Oh 2011 ONSC 6991

[1] A dispute exists amongst the members of the Ontario Korean Businessmen’s Association (the “Association”) as to which group of members is entitled to govern the Association.

2. Ornstein v. Starr 2011 ONSC 4220

Seven Words of Discovery
1. Q. Please state your full name for the record
A. Joseph Auby Starr.
2. Q. And you are a doctor
A. I am.
3. Q. And do you have

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of November 14 – 21.

1. Batty v. City of Toronto 2011 ONSC 6862 [The occupy TO injunction case, #1 by a large margin]

[3] Since October 15, 2011, the applicants and other protesters (the “Protesters”), have encamped overnight in St. James Park (the “Park”) as part of the “Occupy Toronto” movement which, as a branch of the Global Occupy Movement, has posed, in its own way and in many cities, the questions: How do we live together in a community? How do we share common space?

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most-consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of November 14 – 21.

1. Association of Justice Counsel v. Canada (Attorney General) 2011 ONSC 6435

[1] Much has been and will continue to be written about the constitutionality of the Expenditure Relief Act (the “ERA”).[1] This application involves a challenge by the Association of Justice Counsel (the “AJC”). It was initiated because the ERA impedes efforts by lawyers in the federal public service to address long existing concerns about salary.

2. Bedford v. Canada 2010 ONSC 4264

[538] I find that the danger faced

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most consulted English-language cases on CanLII for the week of November 8 – 14.

1. Bedford v. Canada, 2010 ONSC 4264

[1] There has been a long-standing debate in this country and elsewhere about the subject of prostitution. The only consensus that exists is that there is no consensus on the issue.

2. EJH (Re), 2011 SKQB 404

1) This is truly a remarkable story. The story of AH, a mother who has escaped a life of prostitution and squalor and bested addictions so that she might have the ability to parent her two

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What’s Hot on CanLII This Week

Here are the three most consulted cases on CanLII for the week of November 1 – 7.

  1. Sam’s Auto Wrecking and Lombard General Insurance, 2011 ONSC 6441

    [12] The central issue is whether or not the personal injury experienced by Mr. Ferber, indirectly at the hands of an employee at Sam’s operating within the scope of his employment, was or should have been covered by the commercial general liability which was part of the comprehensive business policy provided by Lombard.

  2. Tuchenhagen v. Mondaux, 2011 ONSC 5398

    [1] During the month of July 2008, the City of Thunder Bay

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Hot on CanLII Now

Thanks to Colin Lachance we learn that these are the three most consulted cases on CanLII in October:

1. Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership v. Rogers Communications Inc., 2011 BCSC 1196

[1] The ability of the law to adapt is part of its strength. Technological innovation tests that resilience. This case considers that ability as claims for breach of contract, trespass to chattels and copyright infringement meet the Internet. At the root of this lawsuit is the legitimacy of indexing publically accessible websites.

[2] The plaintiffs seek an injunction and damages against the defendants for their conduct in accessing Century

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