Notable Cases

Court & Arbitration Decisions

Court & Arbitration Decisions

Court Decisions Case Citation: Kudwah v. Centennial Apartments, 2012 ONCA 777 (CanLII) Issue: Discoverability Level of Court: Court of Appeal for Ontario   Case Citation: Natario v. Rodriguez, 2015 ONCA 227 (CanLII) Issue: Amendments to pleadings / proper forum...

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage offers a layer of protection in the event that a person sustains injury due to the negligence of the owner or operator of a motor vehicle that is uninsured or is unidentified.  Coverage is mandated by section 265 of the Insurance Act in the...

Wrongful Dismissal

Wrongful Dismissal

With the exception of “just cause,” or an unlawful termination of the employment relationship, an employer must provide adequate notice of termination to an employee, or alternatively provide payment to the employee in lieu of notice.  The employee would be wrongfully...

Airline Accidents

Airline Accidents

Accidents that cause injury to passengers during the course of international travel by air are governed by two overlapping international conventions: The Warsaw Convention of 1929, and the Montreal Convention of 1999. For the injured passenger, Article 17 of the...

Motor Vehicle Accident Tort Claims

Motor Vehicle Accident Tort Claims

Tort actions arising from motor vehicle accidents in Ontario are legislatively filtered through rules specifically aimed to limit the volume of claims proceeding through our court system. Filtering tort actions takes place with what is informally referred to as a...

Disability Insurance

Disability Insurance

Disability insurance is a type of insurance that courts have described as providing “peace of mind” to insured consumers.  Peace of mind policies are intended to reduce stress and anxiety about what can potentially happen in the future. Disability policies can...

Accident Benefits

Accident Benefits

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you will be eligible to receive statutory accident benefits which are provided in all automobile policies through the standard statutory Ontario Automobile Policy (OAP 1). Effective June 1, 2016,...

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