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Mary Carter Agreement Pitfalls > Principles Reviewed

In a lawsuit where the plaintiff is suing two or more defendants, there exists the possibility that the plaintiff may choose to enter into a partial settlement prior to the completion of Trial.  A Mary Carter agreement is one type of partial settlement whereby the plaintiff settles against some (but not all) of the defendants and then continues the lawsuit against the remaining defendants.

In Laudon v. Roberts (2009 Ontario Court of Appeal), the plaintiff suffered personal injuries in a boating accident and sued two defendants. … Continue Reading

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