- Posts by Grace KangAssociate
Grace practices general civil litigation and dispute resolution in Lawson Lundell LLP’s Calgary office. Building a broad litigation practice, Grace regularly assists in various energy, commercial, administrative ...
In a recent decision, Condominium Corporation No. 0522151 v JV Somerset Development Inc. (Somerset Condominium), the Alberta Court of Appeal held that the hands-off developer of a condominium building may be liable for construction deficiencies that emerge years after the units are sold to initial owners.
JV Somerset Development was the developer of a ...
As courts across Canada continue to see a rising trend in self-represented litigants, it becomes increasingly important for them to understand court rules and procedures to ensure access to justice.
In the recent case of Blomer v Workers Compensation Board, the Alberta Court of Appeal considered whether the motions judge could correct the procedural missteps of the ...
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released two insurance coverage decisions analyzing:
- What facts would trigger the insurer’s duty to defend; and
- Whether a policy covered property damage that resulted from a contractor’s faulty workmanship.
In both cases, the three-justice panel decided against the insurer.
The Duty to Defend
If a plaintiff located in Canada serves documents outside Canada but fails to first obtain an order for service ex juris, can the Court retroactively validate service?
The circumstances are important. Consider a situation where:
- both parties have an agreement that the dispute to which the documents in question relate is to be heard in Canada (in Alberta) and governed by ...
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