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Jamieson v Kapashesit: a reminder of the consequences of late disclosure of surveillance

Written By: Bryan Sansom and William Harding, Student-at-Law In personal injury cases, the use of video surveillance to discredit a plaintiff’s injuries is a ... Read more

MIG discriminates against chronic pain victims; infringing s. 15 of the charter

Written By: Selina Andrello and Joe Gaynor, Student-at-Law In Abyan v Sovereign General Insurance Company (FSCO A16-003657, September 14, 2017), the ... Read more

Saadati v. Moorhead: The Supreme Court gives psychological injuries their proper recognition

Written By: Nick Todorovic and William Harding, Student-at-Law As personal injury lawyers, we represent clients who have suffered many different types of injures. ... Read more

Production of cellphone records in motor vehicle collisions

Written By: William Keele and Joe Gaynor, Student-at-Law A common allegation in motor vehicle collision cases is that a party was negligently using his or her cellphone ... Read more

Patrick Brown on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, March 6, 2018 8pm on TVO

McLeish Orlando has not only been representing pedestrians across Ontario, we have been at the forefront of seeking to reduce road violence to this vulnerable group. Right now, ... Read more

Persampieri v. Hobbs—access to justice & costs in motor vehicle accident litigation

Written By: Michael Warfe and Krystal Leonov, Student-at-Law Proportionality in the context of civil litigation reflects the notion that the time and expense devoted to ... Read more

Fire and safety: landlord requirements

By Lindsay Charles and Joe Gaynor, Student-at-Law Residential landlords throughout the province need to be aware of their responsibilities. Providing safe rental properties ... Read more

Spring issue of The Lawrences Letter

The latest edition of our newsletter is now available. Articles include the conditions under which deposits can be forfeited if a real estate transaction doesn’t close, ... Read more

Expert advice series: how lower courts are applying hallmark decisions

By Jennifer Hunter and Julia Boddy, Student-at-law Among civil litigators, 2015 was the “year of the expert,” with multiple decisions from the appellate ... Read more

Winter cycling

By William Keele and articling student Krystal Leonov Tips for Winter Cycling Many cyclists hang up their bikes after the first sign of snow. However, with some bike ... Read more

Full indemnity costs a powerful deterrent in Ontario's anti-slapp regime

by Jacob Damstra Two recent decisions arising out of the same case, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority v. Smith , provide some important judicial guidance regarding ... Read more

Court confirms government entities cannot sue critical citizens for defamation

By Jacob Damstra Two recent decisions arising out of the same case, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority v. Smith , provide some important judicial guidance regarding ... Read more

A millennial's guide to legal information

by Kimberly Cura In September 2017, The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) undertook a comprehensive study of Ontario millennials in an effort to better understand their ... Read more

Court raises the discoverability bar for Private Attorneys General

By Angus McKinnon Plaintiffs’ counsel in civil Competition Act class actions often view themselves (and sometimes even refer to themselves) as ‘private ... Read more

The Charter: defending, prosecuting and theorizing on rights and remedies.

We invite you to join us at our first Nutshell Seminar of the year: The Charter: Defending, Prosecuting and Theorizing on Rights and Remedies, Thursday February 8 , starting ... Read more