On June 27th, we were very pleased to welcome members of Calgary’s insurance community for SVR’s Ladies Night. Our guest speaker was former Court of Queen’s Bench judge Bonnie L. Rawlins. The trailblazer for women in the judiciary shared her unique insights and tips on achieving a successful resolution outside and inside the court room. […]
Congratulations to Wes Hefferman who won the SVR Alberta Open Championship for the sixth time. SVR’s John John M. McDougall was on hand to present Wes with the winner’s trophy. SVR Lawyers was very pleased to be the title of sponsor of the Alberta Open Golf Championships once again in 2018.
SVR Partner Domenic Venturo served as chairman of this year’s Calgary Italian Sportmen’s Dinner. Now in its 59th year, the dinner has raised over $1.89 million for a wide variety of Calgary community causes and awarded scholarships and bursaries to hundreds of deserving students. This year’s fundraiser featured two special guests; PGA golf great Rocco […]
From time to time in this industry we are faced with having to address claimants who feel they have been wronged, but whose situation does not fit within that of a recognized duty or standard of care. In these situations, a Plaintiff may try to argue that a formerly unrecognized duty of care exists in […]
Jodi Neuman and Cameron Brightman were a force to be reckoned with at the Insurance Industry Charity Pool Tournament. Jodi and Cameron made it all the way to the semi-finals before bowing out. Now in its 5th year, the annual pool tournament raises funds for the Calgary Drop-In Centre Meal Program. Congrats and thank to […]
In 2017, Domenic Venturo, Q.C., and Laura Bracco-Callaghan successfully applied to the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta to have a plaintiff declared a vexatious litigant (ET v Rocky Mountain Play Therapy Institute Inc, 2017 ABQB 475). The plaintiff’s subsequent leave to appeal application was denied by the Alberta Court of Appeal (E.T. v Calgary […]
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