Tag Archives: Superior Court

Liability of ski resorts: Yet another victory for RSS

March 27, 2018 — The Superior Court recently dismissed a claim against the operator of a ski resort by a customer injured in a fall. The accident occurred when the skier, self-defined as an intermediate-level skier, ventured on a slope rated as very difficult.

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Højesteret har truffet ny afgørelse i sag om sagsomkostninger

Højesteret har den 15. januar 2018 afsagt dom vedrørende sagsomkostninger, hvor sagen drejede sig om, hvorvidt en rekvirent havde krav på hel eller delvis dækning af udgifter til en bankgaranti på 10 mio. kr., der var stillet som sikkerhed i forbindelse med et fogedforbud i 2008.

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Pascale Nolin appointed a judge of the Superior Court

January 22, 2018 — RSS is proud to announce that Pascale Nolin, a long-time partner in its Family Law Practice Group, has been appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.

Charles E. Flam, the firm’s managing partner, expressed his gratitude towards the Honourable Justice Nolin. “For many years, Pascale helped make our Family Law Practice Group a model of excellence. Of course, we are sad to lose such a brilliant lawyer who was also an esteemed colleague. But she’s following the lead of several RSS lawyers before her, whose skills resulted in their appointment to occupy one of the key positions in the Canadian judicial system. We thank her for her dedication to RSS and to her clients and wish her the great success that she deserves.”

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Injunction application against a CEGEP: RSS causes the institution’s decision to be enforced

October 16, 2017 — Last Friday, the Superior Court denied an application for an interlocutory injunction to force a CEGEP to reintegrate a student in a college programme. The student had been expelled after having failed or abandoned several courses.

Alexandra Kallos and Pierre Brossoit demonstrated that the student’s arguments were not convincing and did not justify such an exceptional measure as an interlocutory injunction.

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Does petty theft justify a dismissal?

By Jacques Bélanger, from our Labour and Employment Law Group.

June 21, 2017 — Does petty theft justify a dismissal?

Once a thief, always a thief, as the saying goes. But should an employee be fired merely for stealing a few dollars’ worth of goods from his employer? That question recently went all the way to the Court of Appeal.

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RSS successfully defends Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort

June 9, 2017 — The Superior Court recently issued its decision on a claim filed against a ski resort by a skier injured in an accident. The plaintiff broke his leg in a fall that occurred in an area of the slope that was allegedly badly maintained and marked. After a five-day hearing, the Court concluded that the ski resort had not been negligent and denied the claim.

Benoît Chartier, who acts for the Québec Ski Areas Association and its members, as well as numerous operators of sports facilities, was representing the ski resort.

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