Is a motion for an order to separate liability and damages separate from a motor vehicle accident trial?

New Brunswick, Canada


The following excerpt is from Malley v. Roach, 2011 NBQB 58 (CanLII):

Several actions arose out of a motor vehicle accident in the case of Noon v. City of Sudbury. The defendant city and one of the other named defendants brought the motion for an order bifurcating the trial so that liability and damages be tried separately. It was opposed by the other defendant and all of the plaintiffs.

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