The Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed apportioned liability to each of the defendants, which is often the case when “things go wrong”.
In a civil action, the onus to prove that you have a case rests on the person suing (the plaintiff).
For buyers, it is Buyers Beware; for sellers, it is Liars Beware.
Recent court decisions
In a recent court case, the plaintiffs as purchasers agreed to buy the vendor’s shares in a co-operative housing development.
This case clarifies the obligation of disclosure respecting known defects that have been addressed but not rectified.