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- Now Is The Time To Eliminate Civil Jury Trials For Most Personal Injury Cases: A Call For Change.
As I write this, Ontario is in the midst of a third wave of the Covid-19 virus – this time with more contagious variants that are infecting younger people. Ontario is working on getting vaccines into arms but this takes time and vaccines. On April 7, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a third sta … Read more »
- When Animals Attack: Your Legal Responsibilities As An Animal Owner In Ontario
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Most of us recognize this well-known song from the iconic movie, The Wizard of Oz, but have you ever taken a moment to think about what happens when animals cause personal injuries. Who is responsible? … Read more »
- What Is A Limitation Period And What Does It Mean For Civil Claims In Ontario?
Most people are familiar with the term “statute of limitations”, but what does it mean? The concept is that after a certain period of time following an event, incident, breach of contract, medical malpractice, injury, accident or collision there is a limited period of time within which a person can … Read more »
- Auto Insurance In Ontario: A Broken System.
Two stories in the news last week highlight the broken nature of the automobile insurance system in Ontario. The first story was about Intact Financial, the second largest provider of auto insurance in Ontario. Intact Financial reported an increase in operating income for Q4 in 2020 of 54 percent. T … Read more »
- Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice Cases
On January 18, 2021, our Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Armstrong v. Royal Victoria Hospital, 2019 ONCA 963 granted the plaintiff’s appeal and restored the trial judge’s verdict in her medical malpractice case against her treating surgeon. This is a critically important decision in how a cou … Read more »