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Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28

The Supreme Court of Canada held that an expert’s diagnosis of a psychological injury was not required for the Plaintiff to succeed in recovering damages for same.

Edwards v Camp Kennebec, 2016 ONSC 2501

In this settlement approval motion, plaintiff counsel’s fees were reduced from $793,500 to $225,000 because the contingency fee agreement was not compliant with the Solicitor’s Act

Brown v. Baum, 2016 ONCA 325

The Ontario Court of Appeal held that, in circumstances where the plaintiff’s doctor continued to treat the plaintiff and engage in good faith efforts to remediate damage, the plaintiff did not know that it was appropriate to start an action against the doctor until after the last surgery proved unsuccessful.

Further Erosion of Plaintiffs’ Compensation Effective August 1, 2015

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa delivers the provincial budget as Premier Kathleen Wynne looks on at Queen’s Park in Toronto on Thursday, April 23, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette Dealing another blow to Plaintiffs, on August 1, 2015, the amendments to Ontario Regulation 461/96, Court Proceedings for Automobile Accidents that Occur on or After November 1, 1996, came into effect. These amendments provide for an …

Discovering a Claim of Medical Negligence

A woman with a pained expression holds her neck beside a large analog clock face

An injured party and their family have a time limit within which to bring a lawsuit to get someone like Lawsuit Legal to recover damages or losses relating to an injury. The time limit for doing so in the Province of Ontario is usually 2 years from when the claim was discovered or reasonably discoverable (the “limitation period”). Many assume that claims are discovered (and …