Elizabeth K. Ackman

Partner | Toronto


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Appeal Abandoned in Thornhill v. Highland

On September 16, 2014, I posted a blog entry on an interesting decision in a fuel oil spill case, Thornhill v. Highland. The losing plaintiff had initiated an appeal to the Court of Appeal. However, on March 10, 2015, a...


Updates in Oil Tank Litigation

Will We Be Out of a Job? Will oil tank leak litigation be a thing of the past?  Not likely, but it is interesting that in 2013 TSSA mandated that all new tanks installed must be double-walled to help prevent...


Interesting Decision in Fuel Oil Spill Case

There is an interesting decision recently out of Orangeville arising out of a residential fuel oil spill.  The case is Thornhill v. Highland,  a decision of Mr. Justice Edwards.  It is under appeal, although it is unknown whether the appeal...


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