personal injury Tag Archives

Mandel v. Fakhim, 2018 ONSC 7580

Mandel v. Fakhim[1] involves an appeal from a trial decision, heard before the Divisional Court. The action related to injuries resulting from a motor vehicle collision, which occurred on July 4, 2009. The jury verdict at trial was delivered on November 18, 2016, where the jury awarded $3,000 in damages to the plaintiff, for pain and suffering, and nothing for past or future lost income, future care expenses or housekeeping services.

Game Misconduct – City’s Liability on Outdoor Hockey Rink Maintenance

There is nothing more Canadian than checking the weather to find out that it is the perfect conditions for a good old hockey game with your friends at the outdoor public ice rink. But who is responsible for ensuring the property maintenance of these public rinks?

The Golden Years Doctrine in Ontario: Path to Justice or Path to Nowhere?

The perpetually rising statutory deductible jumping from $41,503.50 in 2022 to $44,367.24 in 2023 and the increasing monetary threshold (the point where the deductibles no longer apply) increasing from 138,343.86 in 2022 to $147,889.59 in 2023 are but two of many examples.

Don’t Let Cold Winters Burn Through Your Savings!

Imagine looking out your window while enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate on a winter day. Then, as you’re taking a sip, you see somebody walking on your sidewalk and, in a blink of an eye, they have slipped and fallen on an icy patch, and you know your peaceful morning is about to take a turn for the worse. Living in Ontario, most …

Raskin v. Stepanyan, 2022 ONSC 6247

The plaintiff was injured in a trip-and-fall incident while visiting a house located in North York and, as a result, she suffered injuries.  She was attending a scheduled dental appointment with the defendant Anna Shifrin, who runs a dental practice from the premises.  A one day undefended trial took place on November 3, 2022.