[mythtv-users] Free US/Canada Listings

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Sep 12 22:29:25 UTC 2007

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 09:19:55AM -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
>> On Sep 12, 2007, at 8:10 AM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>>> If the loser pays, the people will not bring frivoulous lawsuits.
>> Right, I understand that that's the goal.  My fear is that it would  
>> also discourage people from bringing non-frivolous ones against  
>> powerful corporations, for fear they'd be hit with a whopping legal  
>> bill -- not just from their own attorney, but from the dozens of  
>> attorneys on the corporation's staff -- should they happen to lose.
> Do 'loser pays' jurisdictions actually allow a corporate loser to
> recover the salaries of the inhouse staff attorneys it assigns to the
> case?  (Ass opposed to out-house counsel?)

It used to be NO in Ontario but there has been some slackening of that rule.


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