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Kelly Santini Secures Exclusion of Prejudiced Expert Reports

In the case of Simmermon v. Djoudad et al., Kelly Santini’s Danesh Rana successfully assisted his clients in getting the court to strike opposing expert reports from the record. The court ruled that the evidence presented by the opposing expert was highly prejudicial, as the expert had been granted access…

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Court Ruling Reinforces Buyer Beware in Real Estate Transactions

The recent court decision in the case of CanDeal Group Inc. v. Capservco Limited (2024 ONSC 1315) underscores the enduring relevance of the principle of caveat emptor, or “buyer beware,” in real estate transactions. This principle essentially means that the responsibility for discovering any issues with a property lies with…

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Sean Bawden Takes Helm as President of CCLA

April 2024

The County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA) has announced that Sean Bawden is the new President of the Board of Trustees. An employment law partner at Kelly Santini, Sean brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously served as vice president and secretary of the CCLA. He first…

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Title Insurance – A Primer

What is Title Insurance? Title insurance is a type of insurance policy that protects property owners and lenders from losses associated with title issues and other covered risks that exist at the time of your purchase but are unknown to you at that time. Title insurance allows purchasers to insure…

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RISK Case Law Updates

Insurer Hit With $1.5M Punitive Damages Award

Baker v. Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada, 2023 ONCA 842 Insurers will want to take note that the ONCA recently upheld an award of $1.5 million in punitive damages and $ 40,000 for aggravated damages for the misconduct of the long-term disability insurer of the plaintiff. The jury…

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