Rogers Partners LLP is seeking associate lawyers to join our team. Interested candidates should have two to five years of litigation experience, preferably in the areas of insurance defence or personal injury. Since our founding in 1994, we have specialized in the defence of liability claims. We have longstanding relationships with many sophisticated insurers and […]
This week is “Mental Health Week” and “Wellbeing Week in Law”. The Ontario Bar Association has some helpful mental health resources on its “Wellness Hub” that are worth checking out.
By Athina Ionita Andrin Hillsborough Limited v. Eliaszadeh, 2021 ONSC 3229, provides a helpful discussion on pleading bad faith, and the importance of pleading with sufficient clarity. Background This decision relates to the defendants’ motion for leave to amend their Statement of Defence, and to add a Counterclaim. The plaintiff opposed the motion, and also […]
The Court of Appeal recently overturned a dismissal of a medical malpractice action due to improper expert evidence. In Parliament v. Conley, 2021 ONCA 261, a baby was diagnosed with hydrocephalus (an accumulation of fluid within the brain) when he was around four month old. He is now 21 years old and has cognitive and physical […]
In Kruger v. Queen Elizabeth Hotel GP Inc., 2021 ONSC 3097, the court considered a refusals motion in a slip and fall case. Two of the refusals motions related to post-accident remedial measures taken by the defendant. The plaintiff asked for any relevant emails regarding anti-slip material that was used after the date of the accident. […]