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Locating your Tort

Author(s): Kevin O’Brien, Waleed Malik

April 2018

This paper provides non-Canadian and extra-provincial litigants with a guide as to how Canadian courts have situated common tort claims, and may assist these litigants in an assessment of where to successfully either bring, or defeat, a tort claim in Canada. Torts reviewed include:

  • Negligence
  • Negligent Misrepresentation
  • Fraudulent Misrepresentation
  • Conspiracy
  • Defamation
  • Inducing Breach of Contract
  • Unlawful Means

The guide calls out the keys to locating each of the above torts, reviews the Canadian tests for them, and analyzes key cases in the area. It also provides an easily accessible summary chart for your convenience and quick reference.

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