Month: April 2024

Construction Lien FAQs

General contractors are among the most common users of the construction lien process, but Ontario’s Construction Act opens the door to any person under contract who has supplied services or materials for the “improvement” of the property, which could include alterations, additions, repair work, or even complete or partial demolition.

Courts, consent and STI: A look at legal outcomes

It is clear that judges are prepared to award damages to those who can prove that they acquired a sexual infection from a person who knew they were a carrier and failed to be up-front about their sexual health.

Courts will look at various factors to determine whether damages are warranted, including the age of the person, the timing of other sexual relationships and any other health risks associated with the particular disease, such as the permanent nature of a herpes infection.