What is an Examination for Discovery?

If you have suffered a personal injury through a fall, car crash or otherwise due to the negligence of someone else, you can hire a personal injury lawyer to recover money. In Ontario, your lawyer will begin an action using a ‘Statement of Claim’. Once the person you are suing has retained a lawyer – one of the first things they will want to do is learn about your claim. The most common forum for learning about your claim is called examination for discovery…

Product Liability and COVID-19

During the course of the pandemic, companies across the country started manufacturing PPE and other products that they would not normally be making, to meet the demand for such products and reduce shortages. For most of these products, proper manufacturing is essential to their safety, however if such products led to personal injury on the part of the consumer, can that consumer sue the manufacturer?