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Special Lectures 2005

Special Lectures 2005

The modern law of damages

Edited by Law Society of Upper Canada

This volume comprises the first Special Lectures devoted exclusively to the Canadian Law of Damages since 1958 and promises to become an essential reference tool for civil litigators for many years to come. This significant publication has been developed by a distinguished faculty providing the latest knowledge concerning contemporary issues affecting the law of damages.

Program Chairs
Terrence J. O’Sullivan, Lax O’Sullivan Scott LLP
Linda R. Rothstein, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP


Assessing Damages in Class Actions
The Honourable Mr. Justice Warren K. Winkler (Superior Court of Justice), Patricia D. S. Jackson (Torys LLP), C. Scott Ritchie, Q.C. (Siskind, Cromarty, Ivey and Dowler LLP)
Damages in Competition Law
Sandra A. Forbes, Christopher D. Margison (Davies Ward Phillips and Vineberg LLP)
Damages in Constitutional Cases
Janet E. Minor (Constitutional Law Branch, Ministry of the Attorney General)
Unjust Enrichment
Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. (Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP)
Restitution as an Alternative to Damages in Contract and Tort
John D. McCamus (Osgoode Hall Law School)
Is it Time to Revisit the Trilogy?
Roger G. Oatley (Oatley, Vigmond)
Judging Cause and Effect: The Challenges in Assessing Damages in Sexual Abuse Cases
Elizabeth K. P. Grace (Lerners LLP)
Psychiatric Damages
Geoffrey D.E. Adair, Q.C. (Adair Morse LLP)
Contingencies, Loss of Interpersonal Relationship, The Material Contribution Test and Punitivite, Exemplary and Aggravated Damages
John A. McLeish (McLeish Orlando LLP)
Commercial Law Damages: Market Efficiency or Regulation of Behaviour?
The Honourable Mr. Justice Robert J. Sharpe (Court of Appeal for Ontario)
Damages for Public Market Liability
Thomas G. Heintzman, Q.C., Sarah Armstrong (McCarthy Tétrault LLP)
Convergence of Contract and Tort: Damages in the Age of Concurrent Liability
Bryan Finlay, Q.C., Marie-Andrée Vermette, Brydie Bethell (WeirFoulds LLP)
Establishing Economic Loss
John Lorn McDougall, Q.C. (Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP)
Wild Justice on the Compensation – Punishment Frontier: An Attempt to Make Some Sense of Aggravated and Punitive Damages after Whiten
Kirk F. Stevens (Lerners LLP)
Recent Developments Relating to the Awarding of Damages within an Employment Law Context: A Unifying Theory
Janice B. Payne, Ted J. Murphy (Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP)

Published March 2006
Publisher Irwin Law (Canada)
ISBN 9781552211113
Australian RRP $125.00
International Price $115.00
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