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Hryniak v. Mauldin Breathes New Life Into Summary Judgment Motions

June-3-2014

Lawyer Jason Wadden
Area Litigation

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Article originally published in Commercial Litigation, Volume XV, No. 4

Excerpt from "Hryniak v. Mauldin Breathes New Life Into Summary Judgment Motions":

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in Hryniak v. Mauldin, breathing new life into summary judgment motions.  Calling for a “shift in culture” toward increased access to justice, the Supreme Court held that “summary Judgment rules must be interpreted broadly, favouring proportionality and fair access to the affordable, timely and just adjudication of claims.

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