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Recents Comments from R. G. Newbury

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Follow-on to Jonathon Wilson's comment. Ontario's Offer to Settle rule (Rule 49) applies to ANY action/application/counterclaim etc. And goes both ways: either party may make an offer to settle. If anyone cares to read the Rule, which constitutes it own Would "loser pays" eliminate frivolous lawsuits and defenses?
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Follow-on to Jonathon Wilson's comment. Ontario's Offer to Settle rule (Rule 49) applies to ANY action/application/counterclaim etc. And goes both ways: either party may make an offer to settle. If anyone cares to read the Rule, which constitutes it own Would "loser pays" eliminate frivolous lawsuits and defenses?
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I'd like to comment on comments by Ms. Kourlis, Mr. Taylor and Mr. Witt. "re: - Offers of judgment (note Nevada’s Rule 68, which provides that either party may make an offer for entry of judgment. If rejected, and if Would "loser pays" eliminate frivolous lawsuits and defenses?
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I think it is time for a comment from a lawyer who operates in a 'loser pays' environment. I practice in Ontario, which has always had a 'loser pays' regime. That name is actually misleading. The rule really is 'costs Would "loser pays" eliminate frivolous lawsuits and defenses?
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