LAW RESOURCES & NEWS
If you are a survivor of sexual abuse or sexual assault, you can pursue both criminal charges and a civil lawsuit. In order for the
Regulation 228/20 was introduced to suspend those provisions of the ESA which stipulate that after an extended layoff, a non-unionized employee is deemed to be terminated, triggering payments owing to the employee for termination and, if applicable, severance pay.
SLAPP, which stands for strategic lawsuit against public participation, is a lawsuit that is designed to censor, intimidate and silence critics of some public interest. The actual aim of the lawsuit is to burden the defendant to such a extent that they decide to terminate their opposition.
If someone has intentionally invaded your personal affairs – for example, improperly accessing your medical records or financial information – you may be entitled to damages.
If you have concerns about how your lawyer is handling your matter talk to your lawyer, request copies of important documents, request a timetable for your matter and ask your lawyer to copy you with correspondence.
The COVID-19 situation has therefore created a pause in Ontario’s normal limitation period protocol, but since online filings of statements of claims have continued throughout the pandemic, if you wish to avoid further delay in your litigation, you can ask your lawyer to have your statement of claim filed electronically with the court.