Ontario Superior Court confirms License Appeal Tribunal cannot award punitive damages

LAT's jurisdiction is explicitly defined and limited by statute: court
BY Angelica Dino 18 Apr 2024

Ontario Superior Court grants extension for service of expert reports in medical negligence case

The court found that denying the motion would cause significant prejudice to the defendants
BY Angelica Dino 18 Apr 2024

Ontario Court of Appeal denies builder's request for a trial on damages in a real estate dispute

Claims for additional damages and the trial must be clearly stated in the pleadings: court
BY Angelica Dino 18 Apr 2024

Liberal MPP’s bill aims to ‘depoliticize’ and clear backlog from Ontario’s tribunal system

Bill would create non-partisan body with investigative, monitoring, reporting, and approval powers
BY Aidan Macnab 15 Apr 2024

Ontario Superior Court awards damages after real estate deals fail due to broker's conflicting roles

The plaintiffs sold their properties to finance transaction for dining facility
BY Angelica Dino 15 Apr 2024

Ontario Superior Court rejects jury trial in motor vehicle accident case due to procedural delays

The court took into account the effects of the pandemic on judicial resources and court operations
BY Angelica Dino 15 Apr 2024

Court of Appeal addresses wrongful conviction risk in 'Mr. Big' police stings

New trial ordered in criminal case
BY Aidan Macnab 10 Apr 2024

Karen Perron named as associate justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice

She was a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais, specializing in commercial litigation
BY Angelica Dino 10 Apr 2024


Ontario Superior Court orders repayment of insurance benefits obtained through misrepresentation

The insured was employed at the same time that she was receiving income replacement benefits

Ontario Superior Court upholds human rights tribunal's authority over workplace disputes

The case involves allegations of discrimination and failure to accommodate

School boards' lawyer suing social media platforms hopes trial reveals inner workings of algorithms

Studies link social media use among youth to mental health issues

Court strikes down laws restricting investigations by animal rights activists into animal cruelty

Case was Canada's first court challenge of an 'ag gag' law

Five new judges appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice: Dwyer, Garg, Little, MacFarlane, Wilson

They will commence their new roles on April 11

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies ‘excess liability policy’ in a fatal traffic accident case

The driver of the vehicle was insured, but his coverage was insufficient to cover the damages