Nguyen et al. v. Tran et al., [2012] O.T.C. Uned. 2418 (SC)

JurisdictionOntario
JudgeK.L. Campbell, J.
CourtSuperior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
Subject MatterDAMAGES,CONTRACTS,BUILDING CONTRACTS
Date20 April 2012
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5 practice notes
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Remedies: The Law of Damages. Third Edition Limiting Principles
    • June 21, 2014
    ...Estate v Swales, [2002] OTC 493, [2002] OJ No 2288, 2002 CarswellOnt 5581 (SCJ) .................................... 235 Nguyen v Tran, 2012 ONSC 2418 ........................................................522, 530, 531 Nicholson v St Denis (1975), 8 OR (2d) 315, 57 DLR (3d) 699 (CA) ...........
  • Judicial Oversight of Remedy Stipulation
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Remedies: The Law of Damages. Third Edition Limiting Principles
    • June 21, 2014
    ...v Spalding (1989), 57 DLR (4th) 589 (Man CA): agreed system of fines struck down without regard to reasonableness; Nguyen v Tran , 2012 ONSC 2418 [ Nguyen ]: a clause in a contract (written in Vietnamese) was held to be a liquidated damages clause and not a penalty clause, even though the (......
  • Innotech Aviation v. Skylink Express Inc., 2018 NSSC 93
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • April 16, 2018
    ...The overarching or foundational consideration is the equitable concept of “unconscionability”. [30] As was stated in Nguyen v. Tran (2012) ONSC 2418 at para. While the parties expressly employed the term "penalty" or "fine" (depending upon which translation of the written addendum is accept......
  • Haas v. Viscardi, 2018 ONSC 2883
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • May 8, 2018
    ...of unfairness: Birch v. Union of Taxation Employees, Local 70030, 2008 ONCA 809, 243 O.A.C. 6, at para. 45; see also Nguyen v. Tran, 2012 ONSC 2418, 20 C.L.R. (4th) 60 at para. 63. 18. Courts generally look to whether a party has proven the following four elements in order to establish unco......
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3 cases
  • Innotech Aviation v. Skylink Express Inc., 2018 NSSC 93
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • April 16, 2018
    ...The overarching or foundational consideration is the equitable concept of “unconscionability”. [30] As was stated in Nguyen v. Tran (2012) ONSC 2418 at para. While the parties expressly employed the term "penalty" or "fine" (depending upon which translation of the written addendum is accept......
  • Haas v. Viscardi, 2018 ONSC 2883
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • May 8, 2018
    ...of unfairness: Birch v. Union of Taxation Employees, Local 70030, 2008 ONCA 809, 243 O.A.C. 6, at para. 45; see also Nguyen v. Tran, 2012 ONSC 2418, 20 C.L.R. (4th) 60 at para. 63. 18. Courts generally look to whether a party has proven the following four elements in order to establish unco......
  • Canadian Elevator Industry Educational Program v. Gilby, 2012 NSSC 274
    • Canada
    • Nova Scotia Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • July 17, 2012
    ...Tyre Co. v. New Garage and Motor Co., [1915] A.C. 79 (H.L.), refd to. [para. 27]. Nguyen et al. v. Tran et al., [2012] O.T.C. Uned. 2418; 2012 ONSC 2418, refd to. [para. Renaud v. Graham, [2007] O.T.C. Uned. 303 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 29]. Peachtree II Associates - Dallas L.P. et al. v. 85......
2 books & journal articles
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Remedies: The Law of Damages. Third Edition Limiting Principles
    • June 21, 2014
    ...Estate v Swales, [2002] OTC 493, [2002] OJ No 2288, 2002 CarswellOnt 5581 (SCJ) .................................... 235 Nguyen v Tran, 2012 ONSC 2418 ........................................................522, 530, 531 Nicholson v St Denis (1975), 8 OR (2d) 315, 57 DLR (3d) 699 (CA) ...........
  • Judicial Oversight of Remedy Stipulation
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Remedies: The Law of Damages. Third Edition Limiting Principles
    • June 21, 2014
    ...v Spalding (1989), 57 DLR (4th) 589 (Man CA): agreed system of fines struck down without regard to reasonableness; Nguyen v Tran , 2012 ONSC 2418 [ Nguyen ]: a clause in a contract (written in Vietnamese) was held to be a liquidated damages clause and not a penalty clause, even though the (......

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