February 28, 2022
In Khatatbeh v. Quispe, 2022 ONSC 933, the defendant scheduled a defence medical examination with a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist asked the plaintiff to sign an authorization or release. The plaintiff refused to sign it on the basis that it required her to disclose any medical conditions or medical problems that she has. Justice D.A. Wilson […]
February 25, 2022
At our weekly meeting, Annie Levanaj discussed the recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Graham v. Toronto (City), 2022 ONCA 149. Background The action arose after Ms. Robyn Graham tripped on a pothole in a pedestrian crosswalk in Toronto on January 2, 2018, suffering injuries as a result. Ms. Graham and her husband, […]
February 24, 2022
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has updated the Participation Information Form. This form replaces counsel slips. It is required to be submitted in hearings using CaseLines and can be used in other hearings as well.
February 22, 2022
We’re pleased to announce that Athina Ionita has returned to the firm. Welcome back, Athina!
February 18, 2022
At our weekly firm meeting, Michael Kryworuk discussed the recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Desjardins General Insurance Group v. Campbell, 2022 ONCA 128. History of the Litigation: This appeal arose out of a number of applications and motions involving three separate insurance claims for damage to homes caused by a tornado that […]
February 16, 2022
By Emily Vereshchak In Chowdhury v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario, 2022 ONSC 991, the plaintiff commenced a civil action in Ottawa against Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario (“Her Majesty”) seeking to invalidate mandatory COVID-19 vaccination laws pursuant to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (“the Charter”) and the […]