A lawsuit is rarely the first resort but is sometimes necessary. Our Saskatoon litigation lawyers have earned a reputation of being knowledgeable, well prepared and reasonable in approach while forcefully representing our clients’ interests.

Civil litigation can involve disputes in every area of law, including aboriginal law, commercial transactions, wrongful dismissal, personal injury, bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance, debt collections and environmental law problems, to name a few. Whatever the area, we focus on achieving solutions that work for you, whether through trial or negotiation. We have represented clients at both trial and appellate levels of court, from Small Claims to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Representative Experience

  • Defence counsel for national and international insurance providers and involved in coverage decisions including Westridge Construction Ltd. v. Zurich Insurance Co. and Sovereign General Insurance Company 2005 CarswellSask 421, 2005 SKCA 81, 44 C.L.R. (3d) 204, 25 C.C.L.I. (4th) 182, [2005] I.L.R. I-4426, 269 Sask. R. 1, 357 W.A.C. 1, [2006] 4 W.W.R. 437 and B & B Optical Management v Bast and Grain Insurance and Guarantee Company 2003 CarswellSask 380, 2003SKQB 242, 235 Sask. R. 141, 7 C.C.L.I. (4th) 144, [2004] 6 W.W.R. 747
  • Negotiate settlement of equipment fire cases on behalf of various subrogating insurers before examinations for discovery through multi-party mediations.
  • Participated in multi-party mediations which have been successful in resolving claims
  • Counsel work for Lloyd’s Underwriters in relief from forfeiture case involving law of condition precedent, breach of condition v. imperfect compliance in Lloyd’s Underwriters v. Colliers McClocklin Real Estate Corp., 2004 SKCA 66
  • Counsel for contractor in industry standards and consumer protection case, Kutsogiannis v. Saskatoon Ceramic Tile (1984) Ltd. 2002 SKQB 476
  • Counsel for seed company in breach of contract case with farmer, Baraniski v. Shamrock Seeds Ltd. 2001 SKQB 352
  • Counsel in litigation involving mental incapacity and contractual relations issues, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. Milhomens, 2004 SKQB 168
  • Commercial litigation, including shareholder disputes, “control of company” matters, litigation arising from sale of shares, negligent misrepresentation, non-performance of obligations and economic loss

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