Hello summer! Now that sunny days are really and truly here, we hope you’re enjoying all your favourite activities and taking a break from the hustle and bustle. Here’s a look at what our clients have been up to so far this summer:
- Fraser Valley firm Waterstone Law Group generously sponsored the 6th season of Bard in the Valley. Love’s Labour Lost was staged outdoors at three venues, including against the backdrop of historic Fort Langley.
- Congratulations to Kelowna law firm Pushor Mitchell on the launch of their new microsite, Canadian Trademark Help. Maintained by the firm’s IP team, the site includes a blog along with a guide to the trademark system in Canada.
- Kudos are also in order to Mike Myers of Texas contigency fee-based litigation firm McClanahan Myers Espey, who was named one of Houston’s top civil lawyers by H-Texas magazine.
- Catherine Walsh, a Canadian trade lawyer with Ottawa international law boutique Woods, LaFortune LLP released an online webinar on Exporting to Canada: Opportunities and Key Trends.
- Product liability firm Hissey Kientz shared news related to Zofran birth defects: four studies have linked the drug ondansetron to an increased risk of birth defects, and Zofran’s manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline now faces a dozen lawsuits related to birth defects in babies born to mothers prescribed the drug for morning sickness.
- Russell Alexander Family Lawyers shared a video about how custody decisions are made in Ontario and blogged about whether spousal support payors should have a say in how the money is spent.
- Greg DelBigio of Canadian tax law firm Thorsteinssons blogged about the potentially far-reaching effects of an appellant’s unsuccessful attempt to have the court strike GAAR from the Minister’s pleadings.
- Sacramento product injury firm Cutter Law is assisting dental patients who have suffered side effects from Lava Ultimate Crown products. 3M issued a recall of several dental restoratives after reports of crowns debonding. Side effects of this debonding can include infection, persistent sensitivity, tooth loss or the need for a root canal.
- Ontario construction law boutique Robson Carpenter wrote about changes to the Ontario Condominium Act, and partner Adam Zasada blogged about how construction deficiencies at a gas station resulted in criminal charges against the vendor.
- Elder care attorney Mark Heffner shared the resources he recommended during the Q&A after a recent presentation on the legal and financial aspects of Alzheimer’s disease.
Stay cool and enjoy a little downtime — we’ll be back next month with more client news to share.