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The Licence Appeal Tribunal and Its Impact on Vehicle Injury Victims

The Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT), and its prejudicial impact on the health and well-being of motor vehicle injury victims across Ontario, is now firmly entrenched.  

If your guests hurt someone, can you be held responsible?

A recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice opens the possibility of making social hosts of parties responsible for the actions of their guests.

Breakthrough Costs Insurance Decision For Plaintiffs- Armstrong V. Lakeridge 2017 Onsc 6565

One of the biggest obstacles facing personal injury plaintiffs in the pursuit of their claims is the very real threat of exposure to a large costs award against them if they are not successful in the lawsuit.  Typically, a judge will order the unsuccessful party to pay a portion of the victor’s...

Ms. Dittmann’s Automobile Insurance Success Against Aviva

In Aviva Insurance Company of Canada v. Dittmann, released on March 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a leave to appeal application by Aviva and ordered the insurer to pay Ms. Dittmann’s legal costs.  

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