Michael Morrisseau et al v Gabor Vadas (2010)

2010
 No. S104766

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Settled
Michael Morrisseau, Eugene Morrisseau, Christian Morrisseau, Victoria Kakegamic, David Morrisseau, Pierre Roy Morrisseau, Lisa Anne Morrisseau
(Norval Morrisseau’s children)
v
Gabor Michael Vadas 
(Executor, trustee and sole beneficiary of Norval Morrisseau’s estate)

A June 2010 Claim by Morrisseau’s children requesting that the court
declare his will invalid and control the right to use Morrisseau’s name
and images, as well as the right to reproduce his artworks.

(Allegations contained in these documents were not
proven in court)
Status: An undisclosed Settlement in January 2012.

Joseph Otavnik v Kinsman Robinson Galleries (2009)

 2009

 SC-09-9250300

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE

(Small Claims Court)

Settled
Joseph Otavnik

v
Kinsman Robinson Galleries (“KRG”)
A November 23 2009 Claim for $10 000 for contract, negligence and sale of goods.
(Allegations contained in these documents were not proven in court)
Status: On 22 April, 2010, Mr. Otavnik agreed that he had no valid claim against KRG and agreed to dismiss his lawsuit against KRG without any payment of any kind by KRG and that, as part of the settlement, Mr. Otavnik signed a release confirming that KRG’s settlement was not any sort of admission of liability. (Excerpt from a statement by the Kinsman Robinson Galleries)

Jonathan Browne v Jackie Bugera and Bugera Holdings Ltd. (2009)

2009
 CV-09-00370363

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE

Settled
Jonathan Browne
Jackie Bugera and Bugera Holdings Ltd. 
(c.o.b. Bearclaw Gallery)

15 January 2009 Claim for Negligent Misrepresentation and Contract Recession
 (Allegations contained in these documents were not
proven in court)
Status: An undisclosed settlement in the spring of 2009.

Michael Moniz v CTV Globemedia Inc. (2007)

2007
 CV-07-1776 SR

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE
(Brampton) 

Settled
Michael Moniz
v
CTV Globemedia Publishing Inc.

 

 A 2007 Claim for defamation in a Globe & Mail article about Morrisseau fakes.

 

(Allegations contained in these documents were not
proven in court)
  • Plaintiff’s Claim
  • Statement of Defence

Status: On 10 March 2009 CTV Globemedia Publishing Inc. settled with Moniz for an undisclosed amount.

Joseph Otavnik v Gabor Vadas (2007)

2007

 SC-07-51428

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE
(Toronto Small Claims Court)

Settled

Joseph Otavnik

  v 
Gabor Vadas

 

A 2007 Claim for for damage to property for $10 000.
(Allegations contained in these documents were not
proven in court)

Plaintiff Exhibits

Status: On December 4 2007 Norval Morrisseau passed away. On June 9 2008 Vadas settled with Otavnik for $10 000 plus court costs.