Ontario court waffles on when to hear a threshold motion.

For a long time, the idea of the injury threshold to tort claims in Ontario has been considered “under attack” by the legal system.  The threshold, which outlines that a tort action cannot be commenced unless an injury is serious or permanent, has been something that has frustrated the plaintiff […]

Toronto a “hotbed” of Staged Automobile Accidents

There is a great article in today’s Globe and Mail (thank you to the Ontario Insurance Law Blog for the link) regarding the Insurance Bureau of Canada‘s recent warning around staged automobile accidents.  The IBC notice, which went to all insurers across the country, states that Southern Ontario “has become a virtual […]