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Canada high court rules rights tribunal cannot award legal costs

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Canada Friday declared that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) [official websites] does not have the power to award compensation for legal costs. The high court’s 7-0 decision [judgment text] states that the language used … Continue reading

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More on ICBC's Subrogated Costs Rights (Or Lack Thereof)

Earlier this year the BC Supreme Court released reasons for judgement finding that when a Defendant succeeds in a lawsuit and is awarded costs the order is for their benefit not their insurer. In short the Court held that ICBC … Continue reading

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Jones Ordered to Pay Court Costs

Jamie Lee Jones, the KBR employee who claimed she was raped in Iraq and subjected to a hostile work environment has been ordered to pay $145,000 in court costs to KBR. See Houston Chronicle report. Ms. Jones acquired some fame … Continue reading

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Intelligent divorce costs how much?

I was looking this week at what I think is a pretty good new, online service for divorcing couples wanting to work to reach agreement on the value of their assets before then asking a barrister to give an opinion … Continue reading

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As Green Buildings Grow in Sacramento, Sacramento Landlords Should Revise Commercial Leases to Allocate Costs

The City of Sacramento was selected to receive an infusion of money from PACE Commercial Consortium to retrofit commercial buildings to green energy. Next week, the City of Sacramento will consider a contract giving the green light to the City's … Continue reading

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