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  • Negligent Infliction of Mental Injury

    A number of decisions relating to the negligent infliction of mental injury (known as “nervous shock” in older cases) are noted below, extracted from a recent 2023 decision. The 2023 case (link at the end of the article) involved an application brought by the Defendants under Summary Trial to have t … Read more »

  • Psychological Injury

    Topic: Psychological Injury The case reviews ON Minor Injury Guidelines to determine whether the claimant is entitled to Statutory Accident Benefits. Psychological injuries, if established, fall outside the MIG, because such impairments are not included in the prescribed definition of “minor injurie … Read more »

  • Artificial Intelligence in Law

    On December 20, 2023, the Federal Court posted Interim Principles and Guidelines on the Court’s Use of Artificial Intelligence. The publication enumerates a number of principles and guidelines that the Federal Court will comply with, which is noted in today’s article. We also highlight a decision of … Read more »

  • 2023 Year in Review

    2023 Year in Review:  Thankful for all of our mentors this year.  Professional Development was a highlight for us in 2023.  We wrote over 40 legal articles and developed and chaired seven accredited professional courses involving high-level speakers that offered their valuable time to educate all of … Read more »

  • 6% Cap on Disbursements

    There are more changes in British Columbia being legislated. To provide you with a brief history for a better comprehension, I will enumerate my article to market on the history here: The government attempted to cap disbursements to 6% of the amount awarded as compensation.  Eg: If a case was awarde … Read more »