When Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace started developing her “niche” practice 25 years ago, her inspiration was in large part to help women who disproportionately suffer from sexual misconduct and assault. “I thought I would have a large clientele of women, but over the years, I would have to say the majority of my plaintiff […]
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As more people come forward and share their allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement, there will also be an increase in defamation suits, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace tells Maisonneuve. The arts and opinion quarterly explores the topic of libel chill in the cover story of its latest issue. […]
As a graduation gift to myself after completing 4 years of university, I decided to book a 2-week long trip with a well-known travel company. Three days into the trip, I was sexually assaulted and raped by the company’s tour guide—someone I was supposed to be able to trust. The company’s response after it was […]
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In order for Ontario to remain a leader in working toward ending gender-based violence, the province should include legislative reform as part of its strategy, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace tells The Lawyer’s Daily. The government strategy — It’s Never Okay: Ontario’s Gender-based Violence Strategy — launched March 1 is aimed at prevention and providing survivors […]
Back on Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace took part in a roundtable discussion at the #AfterMeToo event hosted by the Globe and Mail. The panel discussed a case study fact pattern from a civil law perspective, exploring the legal remedies available, as well as potential barriers to justice. You can now Watch the full […]
Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses the risks associated with publicly accusing a person of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault and sexual harassment.
Elizabeth Grace said recently launched Never Okay Strategy has benefits, but province should be building on legislative reform… Read the full article on TheLawyersDaily.ca site.
Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses what you need to know regarding limitation periods for claims of sexual abuse and sexual assault in the civil court system.
Civil lawsuits give sexual abuse survivors a degree of control and accountability that they cannot achieve in criminal cases, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace tells AdvocateDaily.com. Four women recently opted to file civil claims against a theatre company director, alleging unwanted touching and sexual harassment, rather than complaining to police about his behaviour. In a statement, the women’s […]