Guide to Litigation in Canada


Kelly Santini LLP and the other members of Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC) have teamed up to produce a Guide to Litigation in Canada.  The guide offers an introduction to the key steps to progressing a claim in each Canadian province.  The guide will serve as a handy resource for anyone new to the litigation process or having to manage a claim in a unfamiliar jurisdiction. 

Topics covered include:

  • Affidavit of documents and questioning
  • Discovery / examinations
  • Initiation of legal actions
  • Limitation periods
  • Mediations
  • Pleadings
  • Settlement conferences
  • Small claims actions
  • Summary Judgments
  • Third party proceedings
  • Trial management conferences
  • Trials

To view the online version of the Guide, please click here.

Risk Management Counsel of Canada is a national association of independent law firms with expertise in meeting the needs of the risk management industry by providing a range of cost-effective and quality services for the insurance industry, risk retention groups and self-insureds. Our membership in the Risk Management Counsel of Canada provides our clients with a cost effective tool for handling claims involving multiple jurisdictions. 

With offices in every province and lawyers called in all three territories, RMC is Canada’s insurance defence network.