December 17, 2013

BCLI Recommends Reforms to Encourage Settlements of Complex Litigation

Vancouver, 17 December 2013—In a report published today the British Columbia Law Institute is calling for legislation that will improve the civil-justice system by removing a roadblock to settling complex, multiparty litigation. “When a person suffers damages or a monetary loss at the hands of more than one wrongdoer, often Read more…

March 26, 2013

BCLI Proposes Reforms to Encourage Settlements

In its just-published Consultation Paper on Contribution after Settlement under the Negligence Act, the British Columbia Law Institute is examining how application of some of the general principles stated in the Negligence Act can hinder settlement agreements in multiparty litigation.