Casterton v. MacIsaac: When A Hockey Hit Goes Wrong

By Matthew Sutton

Casterton v. MacIsaac: When A Hockey Hit Goes Wrong Matthew Sutton Recently the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released the Decision of Casterton v. MacIsaac (2020 ONSC 190 (CanLII)) finding that a hockey player who purposely blind-sided another hockey player on the opposing team, causing that player to fall and hit his head and lose consciousness, was legally responsible to pay for pain and suffering as … Continued

Judge Condemns Practice of Ghostwriting Expert Reports

by Stephen M. Birman | March 10th 2017

Doctor Writing Report Defence medical assessments are a fact of life for Plaintiffs in personal injury litigation. Most injured accident victims dislike the idea of attending these assessments with medical experts retained by the defendant’s insurance companies. As lawyers, we frequently hear from clients who call us in frustration with complaints that the medical expert had pre-determined his/her … Continued