In a previous article, we examined the dynamic between the Plaintiff and the Defendant regarding the onus in demonstrating the existence of latent defects. This article considers the duty of a buyer, who is notified of a potential problem, by his [ … ]
Real estate and construction
Des situations juridiques sous un angle simplifié
Although we most often hear about latent defects when purchasing a new home or property, it should be noted that the legal warranty (or warranty against latent defects) provided in the Civil Code of Quebec, is not limited to real estate but can be [ … ]
On a number of prior occasions, we have mentioned that the buyer of real estate has the onus to prove that a given defect was latent and hidden. Often, such a defect is brought to the attention of the buyer by his expert during the pre-purchase [ … ]
In a context where a corporation faces multiple independent law suits from a given party and before the same jurisdiction (or Court), things can take long and get expensive very quickly. It may therefore be useful for either party to request the [ … ]
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