In Rivtow Marine Limited v. Washington Iron Works 1973 CanLII 6 (SCC),  S.C.R. 1189, the majority held that the cost of repairing latent defects in the crane was a purely economic loss and not recoverable. The latent defects created a risk of collapse but they were repaired before physical damage resulted from a collapse.
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