Personal injury law


  • Dancer ordered to turn over social media photos

    Dancer ordered to turn over social media photos

    Nov 26, 2018

    Plaintiffs should loosen their privacy expectations as courts fumble their way toward a test for social media production in personal injury litigation, according to a London, Ont. personal injury lawyer.

  • Lawyer tries to overhaul civil jury process

    Lawyer tries to overhaul civil jury process

    Nov 26, 2018

    A Toronto personal injury lawyer is not giving up his fight to reform the province’s civil jury process, despite a setback in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

  • Hamilton crash cases lead to different results

    Hamilton crash cases lead to different results

    Nov 26, 2018

    The Supreme Court of Canada should step in to clear up the confusion created by two recent Ontario Court of Appeal judgments that arrived at opposite conclusions on a municipality’s liability for roadway non-repair, according to lawyers.

  • Lawyers say benefits of statutory deductible waning

    Lawyers say benefits of statutory deductible waning

    Nov 26, 2018

    The statutory deductible for pain and suffering is ripe for reform, according to personal injury lawyers.

  • Rule useful for obtaining expert reports faster

    Rule useful for obtaining expert reports faster

    Nov 12, 2018

    A rarely invoked procedural rule should be used more often to address the issue of late service of expert reports in civil litigation, said an Ontario Superior Court judge in a recent ruling.

  • Accident victims pursue $600 million in lawsuits

    Accident victims pursue $600 million in lawsuits

    Nov 5, 2018

    Six Ontario automobile insurers have been named in a series of class-action lawsuits by accident victims who are seeking millions in benefits they say they were denied because the insurer improperly subtracted the harmonized sales tax from their benefits packages.

  • Malpractice decision explores the importance of framing doctor-patient relationships in court

    Malpractice decision explores the importance of framing doctor-patient relationships in court

    Aug 27, 2018

    An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge decided this month that a doctor had a fiduciary duty to disclose changes in a research study to a patient that died after a voluntary heart procedure.

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    Monday, August 27, 2018

    Aug 27, 2018


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  • Duty of good faith emphasized in decision

    Duty of good faith emphasized in decision

    Jun 25, 2018

    The principle of the duty of good faith may apply to both the negotiation of a contract as well as to its performance, says a lawyer who recently acted for the defendant in a Superior Court of Justice case where a judge ruled in her client’s favour.

  • SCC clarification hoped for in medical malpractice case

    SCC clarification hoped for in medical malpractice case

    Jun 25, 2018

    Plaintiff personal injury lawyers are hoping that the Supreme Court of Canada will clarify the issue of causation involving multiple defendants in medical malpractice cases in a leave to appeal filed in Sacks v. Ross.

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