By Visnja Jovanovic
The Ministry of the Attorney General recently announced two major reforms to Small Claims and Simplified Procedure as of January 1, 2020.
Posted in Personal Injury, Simplified Procedure, Small Claims | Tagged Ministry of the Attorney General, Personal Injury, Simplified Procedure, Small Claims
By Sean Torrie
With the Toronto Raptors beating the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, we were reminded of a case involving three former Bucks players including Hall-of-Famer Gary Payton.
Posted in Employment Law, Tort Law | Tagged Liability, Personal Injury, Vicarious Liability
By Sean C. Petrou
The plaintiff was involved in a relatively minor rear-end collision. She brought an action alleging to suffer from chronic pain.
Posted in Automobile Accidents | Tagged Collateral Benefit Deductions, Damages, Loser Pays, No Fault Auto Insurance, Personal Injury
By Taylor Casement
The Court of Appeal recently clarified that in a rear-end collision the onus of disproving liability — even in emergency winter weather conditions — lies with the defendant driver. Not the plaintiff.
Posted in Tort Law | Tagged Car Accident, Motor Vehicle, Negligence, Personal Injury, Rear-end collision
By Sandeep Samra
For decades, courts allowed the non-medical assessment of a plaintiff only where it would constitute a “diagnostic aid” necessary for a medical practitioner to reach a conclusion – until now.
Posted in Civil Procedure, Insurance Defence | Tagged Functional Abilities Evaluations, Non-Medical Assessments, Personal Injury, Vocational Assessments
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