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Liability For Consequences Of Unlawful Arrest: Part II

Author: David K. Jones

Excerpt:

The recent judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada in Armada Lines Ltd. v. Chaleur Fertilizers Ltd. overturned the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal. The judgment is important because it confirms the test of when a party may recover damages arising out of the wrongful arrest of that party’s property.

In August 1996 in this column Thomas S. Hawkins reviewed the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Armada Lines Ltd. v. Chaleur Fertilizers Ltd. This column focuses on the issue of damages for wrongful arrest dealt with in the judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada

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About David K. Jones

David practices civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on maritime, occupational health and safety, and environmental law matters. David’s maritime law practice includes representation of clients in administrative and regulatory matters, cargo damage, oil pollution, personal injury, and marine insurance. David’s occupational health and safety practice includes casualty investigations involving serious workplace injuries and fatalities. He advises employers with… view full profile »