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Nude Video Chats Are Voyeurism
In a recent criminal case two people were involved in a long distance romantic relationship and they engaged in intimate webcam video chat. Both people were naked. Both knew they were on video.
Canada
18 Jun 2019
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What Does #Metoo Mean For Lawyers?
It has been over a year since the infamous tweet encouraged people to come forward and share their experiences of sexual harassment.
Canada
8 May 2019
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The Problem with Class Actions for Historical Sexual Abuse Cases (October 2018)
In Ontario, class actions are governed by the Class Proceedings Act[1], (the "CPA"). Class actions allow an individual to advance a legal claim on behalf of two or more persons where common issues exist.
Canada
23 Oct 2018
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Court Document Lists $15 Million In Quiet Sex-Abuse Settlements By London Diocese
In a trial, awards in sexual abuse cases are partly based on the pain and suffering caused by the abuse.
Canada
31 Aug 2018
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Is An Expert Diagnosis Required To Prove Mental Injury?
In an action for negligence, a plaintiff may make a claim for mental injury resulting from the defendant's conduct.
Canada
7 Dec 2017
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Setting Aside A Jury's Verdict – A Heavy Burden
"Author of his/her own misfortune" is a common defence in personal injury cases and in Hamilton v. Bluewater Recycling Association, the jury reached this determination...
Canada
22 Nov 2016
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Due Diligence And Discoverability: Is A Plaintiff Required To Follow-Up With Their Doctor For Test Results?
In the recent 2016 decision in McMillan v. Adeite and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, the Court had to decide whether the plaintiff exercised reasonable diligence in discovering the extent of her injuries.
Canada
20 Jun 2016
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Considerations Of Negligence And Contributory Negligence: Did The Trial Judge Get It Wrong?
Bike parks, skate board parks are all becoming more prevalent today. But what responsibility does a municipality have in bringing the attention of all risks to the users of these parks?
Canada
25 May 2016
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Overturning A Jury's Decision?
In the recent Court of Appeal decision in Fonseca v. Paul Hansen et al, an appeal was brought regarding the trial decision of a jury.
Canada
3 May 2016
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The Efficacy Of Waivers In Sports - Levita v. Alan Crew Et Al
"Wavier of liability agreements" are commonly referred to as waivers. Waivers are intended to protect parties from liability.
Canada
22 Sep 2015
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When Does The Limitation Period Start Running For Uninsured Coverage?
The Plaintiff was rear-ended on November 27th, 2007. The Plaintiff suffered soft tissue injuries to his neck and lower back.
Canada
27 Aug 2015
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The Right To A Jury Trial
"The right to a jury trial is a fundamental, substantive right that should not be interfered with except for very cogent reasons."
Canada
28 Jul 2015
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Court Of Appeal's Decision On Assessments By Someone Other Than A Health Practitioner
In the 2015 decision of the Court of Appeal, Ziebenhaus v. Bahlieda, the appellant sustained a head injury while skiing on a school trip.
Canada
24 Jul 2015
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Threshold Motions - A Recap On The Factors The Court Considers
Malfara v. Vukojevic, a 2015 decision of the Ontario Superior Court encapsulates the factors required for the Plaintiff to meet threshold in a motor vehicle accident case.
Canada
29 Jun 2015
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Post Surgical Sepsis (Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video)
Jillian Evans discusses post surgical sepsis as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
2 Apr 2015
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Sexual Assault: When To Consider A Lawsuit (Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video)
Loretta Merritt discusses when an abuse survivor should consider a sexual assault lawsuit as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
2 Apr 2015
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Medical Malpractice: Know Your Rights (Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video)
Barbara MacFarlane discusses what you need to know about a medical malpractice lawsuite as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
2 Apr 2015
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Sexual Assault: Is It Worth It To Sue? (Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video)
The decision of whether it is worthwhile to sue can only be made on a case by case basis by the abuse survivor in consultation with their lawyer.
Canada
2 Apr 2015
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Talk To An Expert: The Preparation And Use Of Expert Reports In Litigation
In the much-anticipated decision, Moore v. Getahun, 2015 ONCA 55, per Sharpe J.A., the Court has affirmed key principles regarding the preparation and use of expert reports under Rule 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
Canada
5 Mar 2015
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Negligence And The Standard Of Care In Civil Sexual Assault Cases
Osgoode PD Webinar Series – Key Issues in Civil Sexual Assault.
Canada
11 Feb 2015
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