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Res Judicata of Administrative Tribunals: Is the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Binding on Civil Trials?October 20, 2017
By Joshua Henderson
Commentary: Cleaning Building Window Glass – What Are you Insured For?October 20, 2017
By James G. Norton
Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal DecisionOctober 5, 2017
In a decision released August 15, 2017, WSIAT held that notwithstanding the Plaintiff’s executive role with his company, and the fact he owned his own vehicle, he was still a ‘worker’ for WSIB purposes. As such, he had no right to sue.
Recent Changes to PJI and Accident Benefits Deductibility by the Ontario Court of AppealOctober 3, 2017
Upcoming EventJuly 14, 2017
Joshua Henderson will be speaking at the Advocates Society Symposium in Sudbury on Appeal Best Practices on October 12, 2017.
Upcoming EventJune 22, 2017
David Zuber will be speaking at the 2017 OTLA Fall Conference on “Booby Traps, Drones and Land Mines: Surveillance” on November 16, 2017.
Recent Case Law on the Disclosure of Surveillance Evidence by David Zuber and Jordan DunlopMay 3, 2017
The paper offers recent case law analysis regarding the disclosure of surveillance evidence and its admissibility at trial, both for substantive and impeachment purposes.
Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal DecisionApril 12, 2017
Jonathan Schwartzman was successful before the Workplace Safety Insurance Appeals Tribunal in having the plaintiff’s tort claim from a motor vehicle accident barred on basis of plaintiff and defendant both being Schedule 1 workers within the scope of their employment at the time of the accident.
Upcoming EventApril 12, 2017
David Zuber will be speaking about Strategic Use of Evidence Obtained at the OBA’s Surveillance and Social Media in Insurance law Program on April 18, 2017.
The program Agenda and his Bio can be viewed here.
Cousins v. RDHR InvestmentsFebruary 9, 2017
Jordan Dunlop was successful in defending a fast food chain restaurant in a lawsuit brought by a plaintiff who claimed she injured her tooth when she bit into metal debris found in a pita. Although the plaintiff was treated for a chipped tooth following the alleged incident, the jury found that the restaurant was not liable.