Beware the bias of experts: Thomson Rogers’ partner, Robert Ben

Excluding experts requires realistic concern they are unable to fulfill do their duty to the court
BY Greg Hudson 26 Jan 2023

Slip-and-fall claims rebounding after pandemic lull: personal injury lawyer

Recent legislative changes in Ontario tightened notice periods
BY Aidan Macnab 25 Jan 2023

Former deputy premier Christine Elliott joins Western University law school as leader in residence

Elliott served as minister of health during COVID-19 pandemic, will mentor law students
BY Angelica Dino 25 Jan 2023

Court rejects contingency personal injury fee retainer agreement because of deficiencies in form

Court sets out guidelines on contingency fee retainer in PI case
BY Angelica Dino 25 Jan 2023

Ontario Court of Appeal orders amicus to produce co-accused’s psychiatric report

In underlying case, appellant and co-accused were convicted for terrorism-related offences
BY Bernise Carolino 25 Jan 2023

Ontario Court of Appeal rejects bail application of man convicted of assault

He has high risk to reoffend without proper counselling and support services, judge says
BY Bernise Carolino 25 Jan 2023

Court rejects intervening act argument in motor vehicle accident case

Appellant can't invoke 'agony of the moment' doctrine, appeal ruling says
BY Bernise Carolino 25 Jan 2023

Information and Privacy Commissioner releases report on hospital’s fax machine privacy breaches

St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton reported over 1,000 unauthorized disclosures in 2020
BY Angelica Dino 23 Jan 2023


Legal Aid Ontario increases investment in Indigenous legal services

Funds will be used for Indigenous people in the criminal justice and child protection systems

Tribunal revokes licence of doctor George Otto convicted of trafficking in fentanyl

He was sentenced to 12 years, but is believed to have fled to Uganda

Ontario condo tribunal rules in favour of complainant over noise, but slams his aggressive behaviour

Decision says communal living requires 'civility, compromise and patience'

Court of Appeal deals with admissibility of partial statements used as evidence of guilt

Court found trial judge misdirected jury

Tenant allowed to file negligent pre-contractual misrepresentation claim, despite agreement clause:

Landlord-tenant dispute involves interpretation of commercial lease's entire agreement provision

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds judge's finding of likely parental alienation

Family failed at early therapeutic efforts, had no real plan for further therapy, judge says