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14 Jul

Losing an anti-SLAPP motion can be costly for a plaintiff

Thursday, July 14, 2022Stephen A. ThieleLitigationCosts, Torts, Anti-SLAPP

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The issue of costs is important for parties to take into consideration when litigating a case. Presumptively, winning parties are entitled to...

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10 May

Costs for online legal research continue to be scrutinized by the courts

Tuesday, May 10, 2022Stephen A. ThieleCosts, Legal Research, Procedure

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When I first entered law school in 1987, Quicklaw was the only online legal research tool available to...

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9 May

Could full indemnity costs become the norm in defamation actions?

Monday, May 9, 2022Stephen A. ThieleLitigationCosts, Torts

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As the use of social media platforms continues to grow, there is a correspondingly growing danger that the misuse of these platforms can cause devastating damage to

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5 Jul

Claim for online research costs rejected in Ontario commercial proceeding

Monday, July 5, 2021Stephen A. ThieleLitigationCosts, Legal Research

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As we have previously written, many courts are extremely reluctant to grant a winning party recovery for online legal research disbursements when making a costs award. A party who seeks the... 

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8 Mar

Correcting some misconceptions about online legal research costs

Monday, March 8, 2021Stephen A. ThieleLitigationCosts, Legal Research, Online Searches

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The greatest revolution in law over the last 30 years has been the ability to access case law and secondary sources online. When I started law school at... 

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16 Feb

Legal research in costs awards

Tuesday, February 16, 2021Stephen A. ThieleLitigationCosts, Legal Research, Civil Litigation

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Despite its importance, legal research is often a line item that comes under close scrutiny when a court awards costs to a...

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29 Jan

Dispute Over Outhouse Clogs Up The Courts: Armstrong v. Moore

Wednesday, January 29, 2020James R.G. CookLitigation, Land Use Regulation, Real Estate, Land Titles ActCosts, Ontario

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Can the location of an outhouse grant title to a portion of the neighbour’s land? This was the smelly issue facing the Court in a matter that went through a seven day trial followed by a recent trip to...

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