Eye Injury from BBQ

Our client, who we will call Doug, was cleaning the BBQ that he bought from a National Retailer one night. After about 20 seconds of cleaning the BBQ, some metal from the BBQ flew up into his eye. He went to the hospital that night and medical care providers removed a piece of metal from

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Commercial Host Liability: Would You Like a Cab With That?

Commercial establishments in the business of serving alcohol must be aware of the legal responsibilities expected of them towards their patrons under the eyes of the law. For example, if a clearly drunken patron ends up leaving a bar after a wild night of binge drinking before getting into his/her car and attempting to drive

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Real Estate Law – “Caveat Emptor” – Let the Buyer Beware

The law on Caveat Emptor was summarized in 1960 by Professor Bora Laskin as follows: “Absent fraud, mistake or misrepresentation, a Purchaser takes existing property as he finds it, whether it be dilapidated, bug-infested or otherwise uninhabitable or deficient in expected amenities unless he protects himself by contract terms.”. Bora Laskin rose to sit on

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Greed and the Family Cottage

Our client, who we will call Bob* owned a family cottage property with his Aunt, with two cottages being on the same piece of land. Both Bob and his aunt enjoyed each other’s company and shared expenses of the joint piece of land over the years. The Greedy SonEventually, Bob’s aunt started to get older

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Churches and Charities – Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporation

If you are actively involved in the leadership of a church or charity that is not currently incorporated, then chances are that the issue of incorporation has been a discussion item on the agenda of more than one meeting. Leaders of unincorporated churches and charities have often heard that it is prudent from a legal

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