The jury awarded $150,000 for pain and suffering damages where the Plaintiff suffered from chronic pain and had returned to work. After the jury delivered its verdict, defence counsel brought a threshold motion which was dismissed by the court
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An extension of time to amend a pleading will not always be granted, especially if it will cause undue delay.
Court applies principles of jurisprudence regarding multiple defence medical assessments
This decision opens the door, albeit in obiter, to precluding experts with prior judicial findings of bias from conducting defence medical examinations and giving evidence at trial.
At any given time across this country, there are thousands of high school students in Ontario enrolled in various Army and Sea Cadet programs, not to mention army and navy personnel operating jeeps, humvees and heavy trucks on provincial roads. In connection with Army and Sea Cadet programs, these kids participate in potentially hazardous activities and injuries do occur from time to time. Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) involving …
Released August 20, 2015 | CanLII This Superior Court decision involved a motion brought by a defendant for an order requiring the plaintiff to attend defence orthopaedic and psychiatric examinations. The plaintiff was involved in two motor vehicle accidents in 2006 and 2009. The pleadings and the available medical evidence indicated that the plaintiff’s physical and psychological impairments were matters at issue in the proceeding. …