Elizabeth Grace's Archive

Expanding amicus services in civil lawsuits a good move

Pro Bono Law Ontario’s (PBLO) recent focus on expanding its amicus curiae services in civil lawsuits is a positive move that benefits both lawyers and the community, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Elizabeth Grace. … Read advocatedaily.com article...Read More

Lawyers call for higher damages in civil sexual assault cases

As a lawyer who regularly represents victims of sexual abuse, I was interviewed by Law Times about the quantum of damages awarded to successful plaintiffs in civil claims for sexual assault and sexual abuse.  While the courts “readily acknowledge in a general way that sexual abuse causes … profound injury and loss” that recognition hasn’t […]...Read More

The Keys to Assessing Sexual Abuse Claims – Civil Sexual Assault Law Video Series Episode 2

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace describes the keys to assessing sexual abuse and sexual assault claims....Read More

Elizabeth Grace comments on questionable approach to damages for sexual abuse victims

In a recent interview Toronto sexual abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, comments on the courts’ questionable approach to damages for sexual abuse victims. Read advocatedaily.com article...Read More

Options for Redress for Sexual Assault — Civil Sexual Assault Law Video Series Episode 1

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace describes some of the options that sexual abuse victims have for redress and some of the things to consider before choosing the path that is right for them....Read More

An Introduction to Elizabeth Grace – Civil Sexual Assault Lawyer

In this video bio companion, Elizabeth describes her experiences and the things that motivated her to start practicing in this area....Read More

Rare sex assault ruling will discourage victims from speaking out, advocates say

A controversial libel case in which a judge ordered two Ontario women to pay their uncle $125,000 in damages for falsely accusing him of sexual assault will likely prevent other sexual assault victims from coming forward, advocates say. It’s very rare for a person who is alleging sexual assault that stems from a childhood experience to be […]...Read More

Ancaster sisters to pay $125K for alleging sexual abuse

A Superior Court judge has ordered two Ancaster sisters to pay their uncle $125,000 in libel damages after they accused him of sexually assaulting them as children. It’s “very rare” to see victims of alleged sexual assault found liable for defamation, said Elizabeth Grace, a lawyer who specializes in sexual abuse, but was not involved […]...Read More

Legal decision raising concerns

A legal decision is raising new concerns about whether victims of sexual abuse will be afraid to report the crime. They come after a Superior Court Judge ruled in the case of two sisters from Ancaster who came forward as adults to accuse an uncle of abusing them when they were little girls. Justice Andrew […]...Read More

$125K libel award against sex abuse complainants sends chill, lawyers warn

Sexual abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, was interviewed by Law Times on a recent decision some lawyers say could create a chilling effect for victims of sexual abuse. Article...Read More

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