Small Claims Court is never boring. A new case in British Columbia is unique since  the woman suing caused an accident. She is claiming that instead of being drunk, she was texting. The action is against the insurance company who is refusing to insure her. Click here for the full article.

Check out the story about how social media posts can cost you. A British Columbia bride has been ordered to pay more than $100,000 to a wedding photographer for unleashing an online torrent of defamatory comments that eventually destroyed the business.

It is always interesting to see what changes are happening in other jurisdictions with Small Claims Court. British Columbia just announced that claims of up to $5000 can now be adjudicated in a on-line process. It will be very interesting to see how this works as they begin to implement this process. News Article

From the CBC: A 67-year-old Edmonton woman is suing a matchmaking service after she spent thousands of dollars more than two years ago but only went on a single date. “I know I’m not Nancy Sinatra but there must be someone out there who would have coffee with me,” said Margaret Clark in an interview…

SMALL CLAIMS COURT AGENT SEEKS VICTIMS OF DATING SITE SCAM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Okotoks, May 11, 2017 U-SUE is a small claims court agency who has recently filed claims on behalf of people to recover back paid ‘membership fees’ from dating websites known as Canada Introductions Inc, Edmonton Matchmakers, AB Singles, Ltd, and Alberta Matchmakers…

CBC has been investigating complaints by individuals against Edmonton Matchmakers which has resulted in a Service Alberta investigation. They have published a number of articles and an interview with the Minister of Service Alberta. Edmonton woman sues dating service after paying thousands of dollars for a single date ‘He was partially toothless’: Edmonton woman raises…

Nova Scotia Small Claims Court recently ruled for a bride in her fight with a seamstress over a wedding dress contract. The bride was awarded $300.Nova Scotia Small Claims Court recently ruled for a bride in her fight with a seamstress over a wedding dress contract. The bride was awarded $300. NEWS ARTICLE

The first recorded case of a court deciding who gets the engagement ring was in 1742. It is still not clear over 250 years later. This is a good review of some recent cases. READ ARTICLE

One of the most interesting cases in the past few years is the battle over the copyright on a picture taken by a monkey. The shutter of the camera was triggered by the monkey so under US law, the monkey should have the copyright. Of course, the owner of the camera has possession of the…

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