Personal injury

Advocates’ Society mourns passing of former president Ted Rachlin

Advocates’ Society mourns passing of former president Ted Rachlin

Rachlin was the first Canadian to serve on the board of the American Association for Justice

Appeal court frees catastrophically injured from ‘absurd,’ ‘Kafkaesque’ rule

Appeal court frees catastrophically injured from ‘absurd,’ ‘Kafkaesque’ rule

Hard limitation periods put seriously injured people in ‘impossible’ positions with insurance claims, says CoA

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

Church sex-abuse scandal shows importance of trials in society, says lawyer

Church sex-abuse scandal shows importance of trials in society, says lawyer

Abuse victim’s award is unprecedented in Canadian case law on sexual abuse at the hands of religious figures

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

Decade-long fight over accident benefits nearing conclusion

Decade-long fight over accident benefits nearing conclusion

FOCUS ON PERSONAL INJURY - Plaintiff’s lawyer says ordeal illustrates problems with old system