Larsen v. Larsen, 2004 BCSC 284

JudgeAllan, J.
CourtSupreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
Case DateFebruary 13, 2004
JurisdictionBritish Columbia
Citations2004 BCSC 284;[2004] B.C.T.C. 284 (SC)

Larsen v. Larsen, [2004] B.C.T.C. 284 (SC)

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Temp. Cite: [2004] B.C.T.C. TBEd. MR.056

Ricky Paul Larsen (plaintiff) v. Gary Larsen (defendant)

(S040088; 2004 BCSC 284)

Indexed As: Larsen v. Larsen

British Columbia Supreme Court

Vancouver

Allan, J.

March 2, 2004.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Torts - Topic 77

Negligence - Duty of care - Relationship required to raise duty of care - See paragraphs 1 to 28.

Wills - Topic 1005

Donees - General principles - Duty of care between beneficiaries - See paragraphs 1 to 28.

Cases Noticed:

Alcan Smelters & Chemicals Ltd. v. Canadian Association of Smelter and Allied Workers, Local 1 (1977), 3 B.C.L.R. 163 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 4].

Anns v. Merton London Borough Council, [1978] A.C. 728 (H.L.), refd to. [para. 12].

Nielsen v. Kamloops (City) and Hughes, [1984] 2 S.C.R. 2; 54 N.R. 1; [1984] 5 W.W.R. 1; 29 C.C.L.T. 97; 8 C.L.R. 1; 10 D.L.R.(4th) 641, refd to. [para. 12].

Just v. British Columbia, [1989] 2 S.C.R. 1228; 103 N.R. 1; [1990] 1 W.W.R. 385; 41 B.C.L.R.(2d) 350; 18 M.V.R.(2d) 1; 64 D.L.R.(4th) 689, refd to. [para. 12].

Ryan v. Victoria (City) et al., [1999] 1 S.C.R. 201; 234 N.R. 201; 117 B.C.A.C. 103; 191 W.A.C. 103; 168 D.L.R.(4th) 513; 59 B.C.L.R.(3d) 81, refd to. [para. 12].

Rich (Marc) & Co. AG et al. v. Bishop Rock Marine Co. et al., [1996] 1 A.C. 211; 185 N.R. 265 (H.L.), refd to. [para. 18].

Authors and Works Noticed:

Halsbury's Laws of England (4th Ed.), vol. 17(2), para. 811 [para. 20].

Waters, Donovan W.M., Law of Trusts in Canada (2nd Ed. 1984), pp. 984, 985 [para. 26].

Counsel:

P. Daniel Le Dressay, for the plaintiff;

Barbara Findlay, Q.C., for the defendant.

This action was heard on February 13, 2004, before Allan, J., of the British Columbia Supreme Court, who delivered the following decision on March 2, 2004.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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2 practice notes
  • Moretto Estate, 2017 ABQB 513
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • August 23, 2017
    ...circumstances it is appropriate that Peter Moretto's claims be dealt with as part of the administration of the estate: Larsen v Larsen, 2004 BCSC 284 at paras 24-27.[67] For the reasons set out above, all remaining claims against the other named defendants, including CIBC, are dismissed.VI.......
  • Kirby v. Grolmus, 2016 ONSC 7426
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • November 30, 2016
    ...had she any “peculiar vulnerability” to the exercise of the power or discretion. The defendant relies on Larsen v. Larsen, 2004 BCSC 284 at paras. 24-25 as authority for the proposition that the claim of a beneficiary who feels to have been wronged is a claim against the trust......
2 cases
  • Moretto Estate, 2017 ABQB 513
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • August 23, 2017
    ...circumstances it is appropriate that Peter Moretto's claims be dealt with as part of the administration of the estate: Larsen v Larsen, 2004 BCSC 284 at paras 24-27.[67] For the reasons set out above, all remaining claims against the other named defendants, including CIBC, are dismissed.VI.......
  • Kirby v. Grolmus, 2016 ONSC 7426
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • November 30, 2016
    ...had she any “peculiar vulnerability” to the exercise of the power or discretion. The defendant relies on Larsen v. Larsen, 2004 BCSC 284 at paras. 24-25 as authority for the proposition that the claim of a beneficiary who feels to have been wronged is a claim against the trust......

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