Personal injury law


  • PI lawyers support bill on auto insurance rate-setting

    PI lawyers support bill on auto insurance rate-setting

    Jan 7, 2019

    A group of personal injury lawyers with connections to Brampton, Ont. have indicated their support for legislative efforts to end “postal code discrimination” in auto insurance rate-setting.

  • Make the simplified rules meaningful

    Dec 10, 2018

    Rule 76 of the Rules of Civil Procedure was introduced to impose a mandatory simplified process for actions of comparatively modest monetary value, which exceed the jurisdiction of Small Claims Court.

  • 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

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