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Supreme Court Civil Rules

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

I beat my formal offer at trial.  Will I be awarded double costs and double disbursements from the date of my formal offer?   What if the Rule doesn’t specifically mention disbursements? In a decision released this week, Justice Dley considered

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

Will my case be heard by a jury?  I don’t even understand the legal complexities – what if the jury doesn’t, either?  In an oral judgment from earlier this year, Justice Power opined on the plaintiff’s application to strike the

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

Can my lawyer call witnesses that aren’t listed in the trial brief?  What if new witnesses arise after the trial brief has been filed? In a recent oral judgment, Justice Steeves discussed witness lists and whether a party is held

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

What happens if I see a specialist at the request of defence counsel and they don’t obtain a medical opinion? Does this mean I just wasted my time or are there any consequences for defence? What sort of impact could