Who's getting sued: March 13, 2018

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have not been tested or proven in court.

These corporate claims were filed with the BC Supreme Court registry in Vancouver. Information is derived from notices of civil claim. Civil claims have not been tested or proven in court.  

Defendant

The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency coba Access Copyright

Plaintiff

Her Majesty the Queen in rights of British Columbia as represented by the Minister of Education

Claim

$4,979,953 for the return of royalty overpayments.

Defendant

Brian Wall

Plaintiff

Copytrack Pte Ltd.

Claim

$495,000 for the return of cryptocurrency mistakenly transferred to defendant.

Defendants

Sun Kwong David Hu and Kai Chun Hu and Kwong Hwa Consulting Company Ltd. and Eric Liu aka Ching Lui and Jian Cong Fu and Canadian Overseas Bright Tomorrow Immigration Consulting Ltd.

Plaintiffs

Jian Cui and Shu Yan Tang and Forbidden City Enterprises Ltd. and Fiesta Mexicana Restaurante & Cantina

Claim

$350,000 for breach of contract and conspiracy for embezzlement of plaintiffs’ funds earmarked for business investments to qualify plaintiffs under the B.C. Provincial Nominee program.

Defendant

Align Construction Ltd.

Plaintiff

Dynamic Fixturing Ltd.

Claim

$323,822 for millwork.

Defendant

Dr. Baldev Singh Dhillon

Plaintiff

Tarlochan Singh Nagra dba Top Landscaping & Fencing

Claim

$214,770 for landscaping work; a builders lien.

Defendants

Scott Erickson dba Baos Mechanical Nesters Crossing Holdings Ltd. and Heatley Apartments Inc. and Whistler Housing Authority Ltd.

Plaintiff

Wolseley Canada Inc.

Claim

$79,586 for plumbing supplies; builders liens.

Defendant

Roofing Doctor and Robert Trahan

Plaintiff

Pro-Line Construction Materials Ltd.

Claim

 $54,240 for roofing and construction products.

Defendants

Pacwest Sales Ltd. and Kawaljit SIngh Sahota and Colin Chonn

Plaintiff

Vancouver City Savings Credit Union

Claim

$39,107 for debt.

Defendants

City of Vancouver and XYZ Co. and John Doe

Plaintiff

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

Claim

$37,629 for damage done to plaintiff’s equipment during excavation work.

Defendants

Eduard Kulla and Margerita Drita and Joanne Scott and 541012 B.C. Ltd. dba Re/Max Sabre Realty Group

Plaintiff

Paul Meister

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and misrepresentation arising from defendants’ failure to disclose that a property plaintiff bought had once housed an illegal marijuana grow operation.

Defendants

J&D Shake & Cedar Mill Ltd. and Balwant Dhaliwal and Jangjit Singh Dhaliwal and David Singh Dhaliwal and Amanpreet Kaur Dhaliwal and Balwinder Dhaliwal and Kanwaljit Kaur Dhaliwal

Plaintiffs

Madewell Cedar Inc. and 1011135 B.C. Ltd.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty for failure to pay plaintiffs’ share of proceeds from a joint venture.

Defendant

0055326 B.C. Ltd.

Plaintiff

PBC Health Benefits Society

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and misrepresentation arising from defendant’s failure to provide accurate records as part of an asset purchase agreement.

Defendants

Bennett Jones LLP and Michael Beninger and Jon Truswell and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Plaintiff

Canadian Western Trust Co.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty for defendants’ failure to warn plaintiff of the risks of negative tax consequences of holding trust units through an RRSP trust.

Defendants

Smart Degradable Americas Inc. dba SDA Packaging and Smart Degradable Ltd. and SDA Packaging Ltd. and Fresh Technologies Developments Ltd. and Brander Cold Storage Ltd. and ABC Cos.

Plaintiff

Natureworx LLC

Claim

Indemnity and equitable contribution related to a lawsuit over defective pallet hoods made by defendants.

Defendants

Terry Kin Keong Lai and Inspire Group Development Corp. and 1016138 B.C. Ltd. and Soo Kin Teh and Fraser River Terminal Holdings Inc.

Plaintiff

0843003 B.C. Ltd.

Claim

Declaratory relief to void fraudulent property transfers by defendants designed to avoid debts to creditors.

Defendants

George Weston Ltd. and Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. and Weston Bakeries Ltd. and Canada Bread Co. Ltd. and Wal-Mart Canada Corp. and Sobey’s Inc. and Metro Inc. and Giant Tiger Stores Ltd. and Overwaitea Food Group Ltd.

Plaintiff

Stephanie Ann Catherine Asquith

Claim

Class action for conspiracy to fix the price of packaged bread products between January 2001 and December 2017.

Defendant

Franklin Electric Co. Inc.

Plaintiff

Coast Spas Manufacturing Inc.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract arising from defendant’s refusal to pay its share of costs related to defective motors installed in plaintiff’s hot tubs that caused fires.

Defendants

Canada Willingdon Holdings Ltd. and Gary K. Lo and Gary K. Lo Law Corp.

Plaintiff

0998398 B.C. Ltd.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and breach of trust arising from defendants’ failure to pay a full deposit on a real estate contract.

Defendants

William Kovacic and Intrepid Projects Inc.

Plaintiff

Pacific Quorum Properties Inc.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract for failure to deliver shares held by an escrow agent.

Defendants

Patitucci Construction Ltd. and Mark John Patitucci and Boris Klarich and 0302359 B.C. Ltd. fka C.A. Boom Engineering (1985) Ltd. and John Does 1-2 and ABC Cos. 1-2

Plaintiffs

Gary Smith and Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada as represented by National Home Warranty Group Inc.

Claim

Damages for construction deficiencies and breach of home warranty.

Defendant

Trev J. Kernestead

Plaintiff

Soliman & Associates Law Corp. dba Lonsdale Law

Claim

Damages for defamation arising from an online review written anonymously by defendant falsely accusing plaintiff of mismanaging trust account funds. 

Defendants

Jem Well Services Ltd. and Edward Eisert and Dwayne Eisert and Ryan Hoitt

Plaintiff

Carnwood Wireless Service Ltd.

Claim

Damages for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty for misappropriation of confidential information by former employees.

Defendants

1015046 B.C. Ltd. and Nicola Suppa

Plaintiff

Alkaline Royalty Corp.

Claim

Damages for contract rescission for misrepresentations about mineral claims to induce plaintiff into a funding agreement.

Defendant

City of Maple Ridge

Plaintiffs

Chohan Carriers Ltd. and Chohan Investment Group Ltd.

Claim

Damages for malfeasance in public office for wrongful rejection of a business license application.

Defendants

Trinity Plumbing, Heating & Gas Inc. and John Doe

Plaintiff

The Owners of Strata Plan LMS 2586

Claim

Damages arising from a flood.

Defendants

D&H Group LLP and Dennis Louie

Plaintiffs

Norman Chang and Heather Chang and Michelle Chang and Derek Chang and Jason Chang

Claim

Damages for professional negligence for defendants’ failure to file proper tax forms to preserve a capital gains tax exemption on a piece of property.