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Ontario plaintiff's claim against Mexican hotel for ATV accident stayed for lack of jurisdiction

In Haufler v. Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas, 2013 ONSC 6044 (CanLII),  the Plaintiff was injured while riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) . She was immediately flown back to Canada for treatment.   581 more words

Canada

Supreme Court of Canada Further Modifies Jurisdictional Test in Tort Actions

As I recently noted, the Supreme Court of Canada has released its judgments in an important conflict of laws trilogy. Here are the links to today’s SCC judgments: 742 more words

Conflict Of Laws

Supreme Court of Canada To Render Judgments in Conflict of Laws Trilogy on April 18, 2012

According to a press release today, the Supreme Court of Canada will be rendering  judgments in the long-awaited trilogy of conflict of laws cases dealing with jurisdiction on 9:45  A.M.  368 more words

Jurisdiction

1673332 Ontario Limited v. Habonim Industrial Valves & Actuators Ltd. (Ont. SCJ)

In 1673332 Ontario Limited v. Habonim Industrial Valves & Actuators Ltd., 2011 ONSC 4973 (CanLII), the Defendant, Habonim Industrial Valves & Actuators Ltd., an Israeli company, moved for an order dismissing or staying this action based on a contractual forum selection provision.  1,236 more words

Conflict Of Laws

Stay or Dismissal?

What is the appropriate remedy when a Canadian court determines it lacks jurisdiction simpliciter? Should the court issue a stay or dismiss the plaintiff’s action? 268 more words

Conflict Of Laws

When is a connection between a corporate defendant and the subject-matter "real" but not "substantial"?

Under Canadian conflict of laws, when is a connection between a corporate defendant and the subject-matter  “real” but not “substantial”?

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Conflict Of Laws

Muscutt is Dead! Long Live Muscutt! Another Canadian court applies old jurisdictional test

Here’s more proof why lawyers and judges should read this blawg, or at least note up their cases once in a while.

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Jurisdiction Simpliciter