Posts from February, 2021

The Courts are Responding to COVID-19

In early 2020, the emerging COVID-19 pandemic resulted in instant changes and restrictions to nearly every facet of our everyday lives, including the operation of the courts in Ontario and elsewhere. As many active court cases including personal injury litigation were put on pause or delayed, it became apparent that the courts would have to… Read More…

Slipped and fell on snow or ice? Act fast.

On December 8, 2020, Bill 118 in Ontario came into effect, introducing changes to the Occupiers’ Liability Act. This is the legislation which establishes the duties and responsibilities of those in control of property or premises for things like keeping the property reasonably safe. This law is relied upon by victims of slip and fall… Read More…

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