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17-year-old Bicycle Accident Victim with Soft Tissue Injuries Settles Personal Injury Claims for $2.95 Million

In late 2017, Jane*, a 17-year-old Grade 12 high school student was struck by a motor vehicle while she was crossing the street on her bicycle. She was on her way home from the park after hanging out with her friends. She was initially noted as only sustaining soft tissue injuries to her arms and...

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Campisi Team Now Speaks 24 Different Languages

At Campisi, our mission is clients first, excellence always. We understand that facing legal challenges can be even more daunting when language barriers come into play. That's why we're thrilled to announce a new milestone that brings us closer to our clients than ever before. Campisi Law now...

Brain Injury Awareness Month: A Vital Cause for Campisi

Brain Injury Awareness Month aims to shed light on the significance of brain injuries and promote education, prevention, and support. This annual initiative provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to come together, raising awareness about the far-reaching impact of...

Campisi LLP Opens New Downtown Location

In April 2023, Campisi opened a new office in Toronto’s downtown core. The office, located at 15 Wellesley St West, was opened to better serve accident victims living downtown, and also gives Campisi employees an opportunity to work closer to their clients.

Vote Now! Campisi Nominated for Top 10 Personal Injury Law Firm

Voting has opened for Canadian Lawyermagazine's annual Top 10 survey, and we are both pleased and honoured to be included in this year's nominations once again.

2023 Threshold and Deductible Amounts Released

Recently, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) published its 2023 Automobile Insurance Indexation Amounts Guidance. This Guidance, effective January 1, 2023, establishes the amounts related to insurance claims that are subject to indexation for 2023. Indexation is tied to...

CTV Interviews Campisi's Peter Murray re: Class Action Potential

In the CTV News article, "Dry Shampoo Recall Could Lead to Class Action Lawsuits", Campisi's Peter Murray weighs in on this possibility in response to a recent hair product recall by several popular drugstore brands. The story was written after Health Canada issued a recall in October 2022 for over...

Joseph Campisi Comments on Landmark $5.1 million Travel Insurance Settlement

Joseph Campisi, head of Campisi LLP and adjunct professor of law at York University's Osgoode Hall, was cited recently in the Toronto Star regarding a pandemic related trip cancellation class action settlement, which he believes is likely just the first of many against travel insurance companies.

Campisi's Point of View Sought on 3-Year Old Accident Case

In the October 11th, 2022 article, "Elderly Couple Struck by Pickup Suing for $3.4 M", local news publication Thorold Today cites the expert opinion of Campisi leader, lawyer, and Osgoode Hall professor Joseph Campisi in a story about a St. Catherines couple who are suing a Thorold city councillor...

Joseph Campisi's Expertise Sought by Toronto Star

In the June 28th, 2022 article, "Record Damages Awarded in Disability Insurance Lawsuit", leading newspaper The Toronto Star cites the expert opinion of Campisi leader, lawyer, and Osgoode Hall professor Joseph Campisi in a story about a woman who was awarded $1.5 million in punitive damages after...

Nathan Tischler Published in CanLII Connects

On October 3rd, 2021, CanLII (the Canadian Legal Information Institute) published the following article in their CanLII Connects Commentaries:

Campisi's Nathan Tischler Quoted in Canadian Underwriter Magazine

In the August 31st, 2021 article, "Shhh! Don't show this article to a jury in a vehicle accident lawsuit", insurance industry magazine Canadian Underwriter cites the expert opinion of Campisi lawyer Nathan Tischler in a story about motor vehicle accident tort claims. In the context of a recent...

Joseph Campisi Recognized by Best Lawyers® in Canada

Congratulations to our own Joseph Campisi who has been recognized in the 2022 edition* of Best Lawyers® in Canada for Personal Injury Litigation. Based on the principle that "the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are", professionals who are included in this prestigious listing are selected...

CBC News with Joseph Campisi: COVID Impact on Ontario Courts

In this February 2021 news segment, CBC’s Erik White investigates how the pandemic has and will continue to impact Ontario’s courts. White interviews several experts including Joseph Campisi to learn about the current suspension of jury trials and the resulting backlog of cases in the system.

Tracy Romanowski Awarded 2020 John McLeish Award by the OTLA

Congratulations to Campisi’s own Tracy Romanowski for being awarded theJohn A. McLeish Award for 2020!

Impact of COVID-19 on personal injury claims in Ontario

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only made our justice system inaccessible for many but has placed an exceptional burden on disabled persons with personal injury claims.Following the onset of the pandemic, the Ontario government suspended most court activities, including all civil lawsuits. Many...

Same counsel can’t work for insurer on both priority dispute and AB claim: Court

An Ontario auto insurer involved in a priority dispute with another insurer should have used a different counsel in that dispute than the one used for the main accident benefits claim with the insureds, the Ontario Superior Court has ruled.

Is an employer responsible if an employee contracts COVID-19?

The second wave of COVID-19 infections threatens to undermine the significant progress we have made in establishing a balance that takes account of the need to jump-start the economy and the legitimate safety concerns of workers returning to their jobs. The government and regulatory bodies in...

New emergency fund opens to agricultural employers

Employers in the agricultural sector in certain provinces and territories can now apply for the Emergency On-Farm Support Fund, which provides a $35-million investment to improve health and safety on farms and in employee living quarters to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“We understand the...

Court of Appeal insurance ruling could be relevant to COVID-19 cases, says lawyer

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Despite COVID-19 guidelines, insurers still deny attendant care claims | Joseph Campisi

On June 3, more than two months after Ontario declared a state of emergency, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) released an Interpretation titled: “Statutory Accident Benefits Claims during the COVID-19 Outbreak.” Its declared purpose is “to provide FSRA’s Interpretation...

Why this trial lawyer wants to ban civil jury trials

Motor vehicle accident lawsuits in Ontario are often decided by juries, and one personal injury lawyer would like to change this.

Global News Radio London / 980 CFPL – Aug 13 2020

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Joseph Campisi: Ontario should eliminate civil jury trials

Ontario should follow Quebec’s lead and abolish civil jury trials. A jury trial in a civil case is not a constitutional right, as it is in criminal cases. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, civil jury trials added to unnecessary delay and expense in the civil justice system. But now, with tax...

Ontario Court of Appeal insurance ruling ‘fundamentally flawed,’ lawyer says

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Negligent parenting allegation does not trigger auto insurance coverage

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Time to increase auto liability coverage: Lawyer

Ontario’s new government should require motorists to buy more liability coverage than is currently mandatory, a lawyer who represents claimants says.

Yonge St. van attack Iawsuits face hurdles with insurance claims

If a drunk driver veered onto a sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 16, his auto insurance policy would typically pay damages awarded to the injured parties in a lawsuit.

Lawyers applaud new referral fees, ad rules

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Pastore: Long road to Catastrophic designation

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Landmark accident claim case broadens benefits after 'catastrophic impairment'

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Cost should not be only factor in selecting mediator

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'Compensation crisis' debate emerges

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