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We are hearing about more and more cases where the time limitations for filing have lapsed due to a failure by a plaintiff’s legal representative to meet deadlines. Claimants should stay informed of what is happening with their files and forms and ask the questions about filing dates and limitations. Please see some of the decisions and articles listed at the bottom of this page for details
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The provincial government’s proposals to speed up the criminal justice system are nothing more than short-term fixes that don’t get to the root causes of delays, defence lawyers say.
Re: In defence of lawyers’ contingency fees, March 14
The writer claims in his opinion piece that my bill, the Personal Injury and Accident Victims Protection Act, 2017, will harm injury victims by limiting excessive fees, contingency and otherwise. Nothing could be further from the truth.
A recent Ontario Court decision has upheld the fundamental right in Canada for freedom of speech.
Justice Sean Dunphy granted summary judgment and dismissed Doctor Howard Platnick’s defamation lawsuit that he had brought against personal injury lawyer Maia Bent. Equally important was his finding that Dr. Platnick had likely altered medical reports that ultimately resulted in an injured person being denied needed benefits.
Eric Gottardi had been on his feet for about 10 minutes in front of the nine justices of the Supreme Court of Canada, talking about his client and trial delays, when Justice Michael Moldaver posed a question.