Raising the Bar – Ninth Edition

Dear Friends, Welcome to summer! We’re very pleased to bring you this pre-beach edition of Raising the Bar. In this edition, we’ll guide you through important recent decisions on topics ranging from offers to settle, to case management, to costs, to the question of when is enough discovery “enough”. We will also Shine a Light…

Using the Discovery Process to Achieve Your Strategic Litigation Goals

Materials Agenda Discovery is a key stage of the litigation process. Through production of documents and examinations for discovery, you can build your case and determine the strength of the case against you. Your approach to discovery should be tailored to your case and should further your litigation strategy. In this session, we take you…

Dan Michaluk Quoted in Law Times

Hicks Morley’s Dan Michaluk was quoted in the in the December 1st, 2014 edition of Law Times magazine in an article about proportionality and the civil justice system entitled “Lawyers continue to grapple with tricky concept.” In this article, Dan describes the concept of proportionality and explains how it relates to the new discovery planning requirement in the Rules of…

New Rules of Civil Procedure

Effective January 1, 2010, the Rules of Civil Procedure governing all civil litigation matters brought in the Superior Court of Ontario will come into force. This FTR Now highlights some of the key changes that will impact the manner in which employment-related actions are litigated, including wrongful dismissal claims, constructive dismissal claims, and claims for…