Case # 35492
White Burgess Langille Inman, carrying on business as WBLI Chartered Accountants, et al. v. Abbott and Haliburton Company Limited, et al. (October 7, 2014)
The respondents brought an action in professional negligence against the appellant accountants, who applied to have the action dismissed summarily. To defend the motion, the respondents commissionedan expert in forensic accounting. Her report, supporting the respondents’ position, was filed with the court by way of an affidavit. The appellants then applied by way of preliminary motion to have this report expunged from the record. The preliminary motion was granted but it was overturned on appeal.