Transportation Law

Company Found Guilty of Criminal Negligence Causes Death to Its Truck Driver

Last August 11, the Quebec Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal and upheld the trial judge’s decision finding CGF Construction Inc. (the “employer”) guilty of criminal negligence causing death1. The victim in question, a truck driver with over 25 years’ experience, died after losing control of the employer’s heavy container truck, which flipped over on […]

A Snapshot of Our Recent Activity — Fall 2022

Profile of Martin Côté Martin Côté is a lawyer, and a partner in our Civil and Commercial Litigation practice. He is the author of the fall edition of our revamped newsletter. Over the past few years, he has developed extensive expertise, especially in defamation cases and in matters related to university education. Have a look […]

Tips When Goods Are Damaged or Lost During Transport

Nine things you need to know about claims resulting from transport by truck, as established by the applicable laws and cases. These tips could be helpful whether you are making a claim or defending against one. The contract of transport binds the parties and constitutes the law which governs them. It is known as a […]

Tightened rules on the operation of drones

Remotely piloted aircraft systems, commonly known as “drones”, are both fascinating toys and most useful tools. But whether they are flown for pleasure or for business, their operation is subject to rules that were tightened with new regulations that came into force recently. Nicolas Pfister and Jean-Marc Fortier have a look at the new requirements. […]

A great year end for RSS’s Business Law Group

An overview of the wide variety of deals and cases that RSS handles each and every day. From helping startups and assisting individuals to working along with major corporations, we provide the complete scope of legal services. Click here to read more (PDF).

Are you ready? Safety standards changes for road vehicles as of November 20, 2016

New regulatory amendments on road vehicle safety standards will come into force on November 20, 2016. The coming into force of new road vehicle safety standards involves several changes. Click here to read about those amendments.