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  • Does the OHRC apply to online pornography?

    A recent lawsuit out of New York state against the Canadian company PornHub provides a tongue in cheek reminder to employers that the provision of services in Ontario must not discriminate based on disability. GlobalNews ran an article last week about a New Yorker who launched a claim against PornHu … Read more »

  • Top Secret!: Insurers’ reserves and Plaintiffs’ thirst for disclosure

    In Kanani v. Economical Insurance, the plaintiff tried to compel the insurer to produce information about  its reserves. The plaintiff sought retroactive attendant care benefits from the insurer. The statement of claim contained allegations about how reserves were set in support of its bad faith cla … Read more »

  • The Threshold: Nothing Much Has Changed

    Overview The plaintiffs, Mary and Allen Ashburn, brought an action for damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident which occurred on February 14, 2015.   Mary Ashburn sought general damages, income loss, out-of-pocket expenses, and future income and health care costs.  Allen Ashburn claimed dama … Read more »

  • The Altima-te Price For A Privacy Breach

    As one of the largest industries in the country, it is not surprising that the automotive industry is the frequent target for cyber and privacy breaches. Automotive manufacturers and dealerships collect and handle an exorbitant amount of data about its customers. For instance, when purchasing or lea … Read more »

  • The Latest Word on Prejudgment Interest

    Overview This is an appeal by the Basilian Fathers of Toronto of a jury verdict and an order for prejudgment interest.  The Basilians claim the jury instruction on how to assess damages for past income loss was wrong, the punitive damages award was excessive, and prejudgment interest ought not to ha … Read more »