Ryan Krushelnitzky is a litigator in the construction, products liability and insurance areas.
With a Ph.D. in civil engineering, Ryan’s engineering background assists him in dealing with the complex technical and practical issues faced by his construction, product manufacturer, and insurer clients.
Ryan has acted for both construction contractors and owners in a wide range of areas, including: contractual disputes over progress and payment, delays, lost productivity, builders’ liens, construction deficiencies, tendering, and insurance/bonding. Ryan also assists his clients with contract review and general advice on construction related matters, with experience in industrial and commercial construction related projects.
Ryan also represents product manufacturers and distributors involved in product liability litigation. He has experience dealing with breach of warranty and negligence claims relating to allegedly defective industrial and construction equipment, farming equipment, building systems, motor vehicles, building materials and various consumer goods. He has experience with fire losses, and other product liability matters, such as personal injury losses.
Ryan also provides advice regarding the cross-border and jurisdictional issues that often arise when international manufacturers do business in Alberta.
Ryan’s insurance practice focuses on coverage work, and the defence of property and personal injury claims.
Following the completion of his articles, Ryan was a Law Clerk to the Honourable Justice Marshall Rothstein at the Supreme Court of Canada, giving him a unique insight into the judicial decision making process. Ryan has appeared before the Alberta Provincial Court, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and ad hoc commercial arbitration panels.
He is also a Term Lecturer teaching law to engineering students at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering.