Steve Mesic inquest explores 41 decisive and fatal seconds

Steve Mesic was shot and killed in June 2013. An inquest into the former steelworker’s death was led by Carr Hatch..   In his closing questions before Hamilton Police Const. Michael McLellan left the stand at the inquest into the death of a man he shot, Steve Mesic, lawyer Carr Hatch posed a scenario. Hatch asked … Continued

Nemchin v. Green: A Refresher on the Use of Surveillance and Facebook

surveillance In the recent decision of Nemchin v. Green, [2019] ONCA 634 (CanLII), the Ontario Court of Appeal provided further guidance on the use of Schedule B documents including surveillance and Facebook at the trial of a personal injury action.  The Plaintiff in Nemchin alleged to suffer from disabling PTSD arising from a motor vehicle crash, … Continued

Boating Safety

child with life jacket on boat It’s great to be able to say summer has finally arrived! Did you know that over 40% of adult Canadians participate in recreational boating each year? While you are outside enjoying our beautiful weather; you also want to be safe on our waterways. Despite best efforts boating and watercraft accidents happen. In July of this … Continued

Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accidents: Tort & Accident Benefits Law to Know

Presented at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario | May 29, 2019

Deanna Gilbert I was consulted this year by the family of someone who had been walking in a pedestrian crossover when she was struck by a motor vehicle.  The family made a point of telling me that there was little information on-line for injured victims and their families to learn about the rights and/or legal issues applicable … Continued