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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 an extent that they decide to terminate their opposition.
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently provided further guidance on the use of surveillance and Facebook in personal injury cases in its decision of Nemchin v. Green, 2019 ONCA 634.
The circumstances under which a former employee could still make a long-term disability claim after leaving his or her position have not always been well defined. Specifically, whether an employee who was injured while under the policy, but only discovered the long-term effects of that injury after leaving that position, would still be able to claim LTD benefits has been unclear. The Ontario Court of Appeal provided some guidance for this in its recent decision of MacIvor v. Pitney Bowes.
S.C.C. LIMITS THE SCOPE OF LIABILITY IN CASES WHERE INDIVIDUAL IS INJURED FOLLOWING A THEFT ON BUSINESS PREMISES
RANKIN (RANKIN’S GARAGE & SALES) V. J.J., 2018 SCC 19 Canadian case law had not previously established a clear guidance on whether a business owes
The Ontario insurance regime currently requires insurers to notify injured policy holders of applicable limitation periods in a number of specific scenarios. In accident benefits