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- Are Municipalities Liable for Tobogganing Injuries?
winter of 2021 will be like no other in Ontario. Many of our favourite gathering places, including ski hills and local hockey rinks, have been indefinitely shuttered to combat the spread of COVID-19. Gathering indoors with family and friends has also been banned. As a result, Ontarians are turning t … Read more »
- What To Do If Your Child Has Been Injured
This month, in Ireland, a woman brought a personal injury claim before the country’s High Court on behalf of her child, who was catastrophically injured in a motor vehicle accident in February 2016. The child was just three and a half months old at the time of the collision and suffered ‘multiple sk … Read more »
- Why Bill 218 to Protect Nursing Homes from COVID Liability is a Mistake
It’s no secret that residents of long-term care facilities have borne the brunt of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario. The nursing home negligence lawyers at Will Davidson LLP have been on front lines of this devastating event, representing nursing home residents and the families of nurs … Read more »
- Should Ontario Eliminate Juries for Civil Trials?
Civil jury trials were temporarily suspended at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario. In-person civil juries were considered a health risk, and technology gaps prevented a widespread shift to virtual civil jury trials. Now, with no end in sight to the pandemic and an enormous backlog of cas … Read more »
- Are Canadian Nursing Homes Prepared for a Second Wave of COVID-19?
The first wave of COVID-19 in Canada devastated the country’s long-term care and nursing homes. Nationwide, Canadians older than 60 accounted for 96 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths; 80 per cent of all deaths occurred in long-term care facilities. The tragic numbers laid bare that nursing homes in ma … Read more »