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Don’t Pretend it’s Human Rights

Paypal was awarded $2000 from a BC man after the BC Human Rights Tribunal determined that he was misusing the Human Rights process instead of using Small Claims Court. Read the full article here.

Court: Lobsters Must be Delivered Live

The Nova Scotia Small Claims Court awarded damages in the amount of $11,175.80 for lobsters that were delivered “Bereft of Life”. Adjudicator Raffi A. Balmanoukian ruled, “These Homarus americanus who had prematurely joined the choir invisible had to be destroyed or sold ‘as is’ for salvage value.”  See the full story.

COVID 19 Update

The COVID 19 pandemic has had a large impact on courts throughout Alberta. We have continued to file claims and work toward resolution of the matters where possible.  Unfortunately, the Courts have been closed to in-person appearances since March 2020 so there have been delays in some matters. For mor… Read More »COVID 19 Update

Suing for loss in value

We are often  contacted after an auto accident to sue for the perceived loss of value in a vehicle after being repaired.  Everyone believes that a vehicle with a large repair on it’s record is worth less but one of the challenges is proving the “how much” less. Here are… Read More »Suing for loss in value

Police can’t be sued in Small Claims Court

In Alberta, the police cannot be sued in Small Claims Court. This makes it much more difficult to bring an action against the police. Check out this article from the Edmonton Journal for more information.