Contributory Negligence: Where The Plaintiff Is Partly At-Fault

Contributory Negligence: Where The Plaintiff Is Partly At-Fault In personal injury litigation, the concept of liability/fault is not “black or white;” meaning, a car accident, slip and fall, or other traumatic event causing injury need not be the fault of one person or the other.  Rather, there may be circumstances where the injured person bringing the lawsuit (the “Plaintiff”) can be held at-fault … Continued

Options To Sue In Negligence After Taking Care Of An Injured Family Member

Options To Sue In Negligence After Taking Care Of An Injured Family Member Family Law Often victims injured in slip and falls, trip and falls, assaults, and motor vehicle accidents are unable to complete personal care activities and housekeeping on their own. These victims often also do not have the money available to pay personal support workers or other help to assist with these activities. In the absence of paid … Continued

Event: The Osgoode Certificate in Clinical Risk, Negligence & Claims Management in Healthcare

Event Date: January 26, 2021
The Osgoode Certificate in Clinical Risk, Negligence & Claims Management in Healthcare Thomson Rogers partner Kate Cahill will be presenting in Module 5 of The Osgoode Certificate in Clinical Risk, Negligence & Claims Management in Healthcare taking place January 26, 2021. The certificate program runs December 1, 8, 15, 2020, January, 19, 26, 2021 and covers the following topics: Managing a healthcare pandemic: risks, best practices, litigation … Continued

Slip and Fall Accidents: Negligence and Claims

Slip and Fall Accidents: Negligence and Claims

Toronto Slippery Conditions This winter, the weather in Toronto, and Ontario in general has been incredibly unpredictable. There have been cold snaps where temperatures drop to unbearable levels only to be met with comfortable spring-like conditions a few days later. Freezing rain plays havoc with the roads and sidewalks creating unpassable ice and slippery surfaces. Overall, icy sidewalks … Continued