Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is a Senior Editor for Key Media's Law print and media publications, notably Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert, where her beats include the Supreme Court of Canada and the federal and Quebec affairs. She has two decades of experience in national journalism, starting as a legal journalist for The Lawyers Weekly and subsequently freelancing for other legal publications. She has also worked as an editor for all three daily broadsheets in Toronto and for Rogers Publishing.

She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Women's Studies and Literature and holds a master's degree in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario.

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Ontario, First Nations sign on to access road for Ring of Fire

Ontario, First Nations sign on to access road for Ring of Fire

Two of nine Matawa First Nations publicly support Northern Road Link

Surveillance and social media in personal injury cases

Surveillance and social media in personal injury cases

FOCUS ON PERSONAL INJURY - Ontario Court of Appeal provides guidance on use of Schedule B documents, including Facebook and surveillance, at personal injury trial

Class action proceeds against pain clinic

Class action proceeds against pain clinic

FOCUS ON PERSONAL INJURY - Causation and standard of care issues lay at the heart of whether a class action is the preferable procedure

Dismissed suit in brachial plexus injury case a lesson in how to handle causation

Dismissed suit in brachial plexus injury case a lesson in how to handle causation

FOCUS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - Plaintiff-side counsel, experts must be precise in defining breach of standard of care and in challenging inferences

Does medical malpractice liability model need fixing?

Does medical malpractice liability model need fixing?

Canada’s system is based on tort law and causation, individual rather than enterprise

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Factors to consider when one parent objects to the other applying to change the legal surname of their children

Court of Appeal says consent can be withdrawn for use of frozen embryo

Court of Appeal says consent can be withdrawn for use of frozen embryo

S.H. v. D.H. is the first such case to be decided in which neither party - a divorced couple - had a genetic connection to the embryo

Woman granted intervener status at trial

Woman granted intervener status at trial

A woman who was allegedly sexually harassed by a co-worker — whose employment was subsequently terminated and who now claims damages for wrongful dismissal — has been granted intervener status in the upcoming trial, in what may be a first in Canada.

New family law amendments focus on rights of the child

New family law amendments focus on rights of the child

The federal government introduced new family law legislation that introduces the first significant changes to the Divorce Act in 20 years and is more focused on the best interests of the child.