The Ontario Superior Court of Justice released an updated Notice to Profession and Public Regarding Court Proceedings yesterday, which is in effect until February 28, 2022, subject to further direction of the Court. Juries will not be selected until February 28, 2022. All civil matters will proceed virtually, but, where necessary, the Court may schedule […]
By Kathryn Orydzuk In Sanson v. Paterson/Security National Insurance Company, 2022 ONSC 276, the plaintiff brought a motion to strike the defendant’s jury notice on a conditional basis. The matter was scheduled to proceed to trial on January 17, 2022. Overview The decision of Justice Dow, released on January 12, 2022, engages in a review […]
In Branton et al v. 2008422 Ontario Ltd. c.o.b. as Euro-Ex, 2021 ONSC 7548, the defendant brought a summary judgment motion in an occupiers’ liability claim. The plaintiffs brought a cross-motion seeking a finding of liability against the defendant. The defendant was engaged in road construction work on the street where the plaintiffs lived. At the time […]
Nicholas Fernandes joined Rogers Partners today as an associate lawyer. We’re very happy to welcome Nicholas to the firm!
At our weekly firm meeting, Michael Kryworuk discussed the recent decision in R.C. and J.M. v. Western Assurance Company, 2022 ONSC 100. This matter involved a duty to defend coverage application brought by the applicants, R.C. and J.M., seeking to have the respondent insurer, Western Assurance Company, defend them in an underlying action. History of […]
By Jennifer Singh In Paterson v. Gilbert, 2021 ONSC 8469, the plaintiff, Steven Paterson, brought a motion to consolidate three purportedly related actions. Justice Marvin Kurz granted the plaintiff’s motion in part. Overview The three actions that the plaintiff sought to consolidate were: The “MVA Action”, Stuart v. Paterson, Intact Insurance Company and Western Assurance Company, wherein the […]