‘You need to be aware it’s out there’. It seems to me that the zone of privacy is getting smaller. In a recent string of judgments, injured plaintiffs have been ordered to turn over material despite the fact it was posted to social media behind privacy walls. In a recent Law Times article I discuss the trend […]
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On June 12, 2018 join me along with Duncan Embury, Neinstein LLP and moderator Daniela Pacheco (WTLC Section Chair), Neinstein LLP for an OTLA webinar entitled “Structure and Execute Effective Examinations“. For more information and how to register visit the website.
Although no cases have been decided under the new definition of catastrophic impairment (CAT) at the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT), a number of matters recently adjudicated under the old definition do provide some guidance in a number of areas, read the full article on AdvocateDaily.com.
After their toddler suffered a blow to the head and died in their arms, the devastated parents turned to the police for help. Read full article on LFPress.com
On March 27, 2018 Maia Bent will be co-presenting a session on “Medical Reports: Ghostwriting, Bias & Duelling Assessments – Sourcing Reliable Expert Evidence”. For more information, program details and to register visit the Medical Vehicle Litigation Summit 2018 webpage on Law Society of Ontario.
The new definitions for catastrophic impairment came into force for motor vehicle accidents that occurred on or after June 1, 2016. Currently, no cases under the new definition have been decided at the Licencing Appeals Tribunal (“LAT”). However, a review of the catastrophic impairment cases that have been decided since the commencement of the LAT […]
As a recent ruling suggests, allowing several ‘friends’ to access the private section of a Facebook account does not always mean a plaintiff is giving up privacy rights to that information… Read more on the AdvocateDaily.com
Focus on Competing interests emerge over online information Photos and other information on a protected portion of an individual’s Facebook page invoke privacy interests and will not necessarily be produced to the defence in personal injury litigation, an Ontario Superior Court judge ruled last month. A decision that is significant, because it suggests that permitting several […]
Kasey was on his way home from volunteering for a youth facility, when everything in life changed instantaneously. He was suddenly struck head-on by a drunk driver who crossed two lanes of traffic, leaving him pinned in his car. Kasey suffered numerous serious injuries, including a shattered wrist, a fractured pelvis and a dislocated leg. […]